Rise of the Rest Fireside Chat & Pitch Competition


Join us at the Speed Art Museum on Friday, May 11th to celebrate the culmination of Louisville’s Rise of the Rest tour day. Your complimentary ticket gives you access to our fireside chat, the pitch competition, and an open bar.

During the fireside chat, you’ll hear from AOL co-founder and Revolution CEO and Chairman Steve Case, and Hillbilly Elegy author and Managing Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed fund J.D. Vance on their shared vision and mission to invest in startups all across America.

Come out to the pitch competition to cheer on eight of Louisville’s top local startups as they compete for a $100,000 investment from the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund is an early stage venture fund backed by three dozen iconic entrepreneurs, investors and executives such as Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos, Henry Kravis, Howard Schultz, Meg Whitman, Jim Breyer, John Doerr, and others.

Space is limited. Register today.

Doors open at 4:00 PM. Programming starts promptly at 4:30 PM.