Part startup accelerator. Part venture capital fund. The Midwest’s innovation hub. This is Rev1 Ventures. Tom Walker, CEO shared that "diversity helps companies grow." It was a packed house yesterday at the luncheon where Tom shared Rev1's story along with success stories about some of the 70+ startups they've been a part of for the last three years. Here's the description of yesterday's event that they provided (via Eventbrite):
Scaling Startups CBUS Style
Startups have a tremendous impact on our community. In Columbus, startups are growing and at scale. Join Rev1 Ventures CEO, Tom Walker, as he sits down with us to talk about Rev1’s work to spur startup growth and attract capital to the Columbus region.
Tom will highlight those startups in our community that are showing significant progress. Hear examples of those that have leveraged Rev1 to scale their business and how they did it. We will also get a sneak peek of the great things coming to the startup ecosystem in Columbus.
What You’ll Learn:
- Startup Impact
- Startup Success Stories
- Leveraging Rev1’s program
- What’s coming for Columbus
Rev1’s Founders’ Lunch series features first-hand insights into the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of Rev1 company founding teams. Each luncheon will feature a founding story and tips on a topic, plus delicious food from a local eatery and optional guided tours of the Rev1 Labs facility.