Hi, Lancaster!!!

Steve Case and the Rise of the Rest team will be visiting our city for their next official tour and Things To Do Lancaster thinks you should apply for the startup pitch competition. Eight finalists are selected in each city and the winner will receive a $100,000 personal investment from Steve Case.

The Central PA pitch competition will occur in our city on Tuesday, October 10.

Applications are now open: [https://riseoftherest.submittable.com/submit]

The application deadline is Tuesday, August 15 at 5 PM EST and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so get yours in as soon as possible. If you have more questions, there is a link to an Applicant FAQ on their application website here: https://www.riseofrest.com/rise-of-the-rest-100k-pitch-competition-faq/


Revolution’s RISE OF THE REST ® with Steve Case is a nationwide effort to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems. Our view is that this is the beginning of a new era for the entrepreneurship across the U.S. — high-growth companies can now start and scale anywhere, not just in a few coastal cities.

The Rise of the Rest initiative, which includes partners Google for Entrepreneurs, Startup Grind, Tech.Co, Village Capital, Startup Champion’s Network, Verge, Economic Innovation Group and Engine is a nationwide effort led by Steve Case to showcase – and invest in – talented entrepreneurs across the U.S. Visit our website to learn more about our latest tour, and join the movement!