Steve Case’s VC bus tour looks to fund startups in overlooked cities

THE AOL COFOUNDER ANNOUNCES MORE STOPS ON HIS “RISE OF THE REST” BUS TOUR, AND SHARES WHAT HE’S LEARNED. BY JARED LINDZON With nearly three-quarters of all U.S. venture capital investment landing in just three states—California, New York, and Massachusetts—serial entrepreneur and AOL cofounder Steve Case has been hitting the road to promote other startup … Continued

Latest plan to improve area around USF: an Innovation District

By Mike Salinero | Tribune Staff Published: July 29, 2015   |   Updated: July 30, 2015 at 07:02 AM   After years of talk, Hillsborough County leaders say they’re ready to start creating an “Innovation District” in the downtrodden but economically promising area around the University of South Florida. On Wednesday, county commissioners were … Continued