Doghead Simulations has been announced as a finalist for the Orlando region of the Rise of The Rest Road Trip $100,000 startup pitch competition. Doghead Simulations will be competing in this pitch competition April 29th, 2019 in Orlando, Florida presenting their virtual reality meeting and classroom software solution; rumii.
Rise of the Rest is a nationwide effort powered by Revolution to invest in and work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems. Since 2014, AOL’s Steve Case and the Revolution team have logged more than 10,000 miles touring entrepreneurial communities by bus in 38 cities. In 2017, Case and JD Vance announced the $150 million Revolution Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, backed by a group of iconic entrepreneurs, executives and investors that believe the next great startup investments are located outside of coastal cities. The Fund invests catalytic capital, often alongside regional investors, to the most promising early stage investments in Rise of the Rest cities.
Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund is a $150 million fund launched in December 2018 by Steve Case and J.D. Vance and backed by a group of iconic entrepreneurs, executives and investors including Ray Dalio, Meg Whitman, Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt, and Sarah Blakely.
National partners on this tour already include longtime partners Silicon Valley Bank, who will support and help judge the pitch competitions and Google for Startups, who will provide professional pitch coaching services for all of the pitch competition finalists as well as amplify the stories of the entrepreneurs they meet on tour.
More info on other finalists here… https://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/technology/os-bz-rise-of-rest-finalists-20190402-story.html