Steve Case’s “Rise of the Rest” tour is coming to the Triangle on May 5, and eight startups will be making pitches directly to the AOL founder. One of the eight will land $100,000 in financing.

Case starts his day with breakfast at the Governor’s Mansion. Then it’s on to the Triangle startup show.

This just in: Raleigh-based Groundfloor will be pitching Case in Atlanta.

Case has already invested in Triangle startups Mati Energy, Automated Insights and Windsor Circle.

Here are the finalists in the Raleigh-Durham Pitch Competition:

• Tom and Jennys – cavity-preventing, sugar-free candy
• Personalized Learning Games – social and emotional learning platform for K-8 students
• ELXR Health – platform for behavioral patient consent and data exchange
• Archive Social – social media archiving, monitoring, and analytics for legal compliance
• Stealz – social media engagement tool that turns customers into brand ambassadors.
• Reveal Mobile – mobile audience platform that improves mobile ad targeting
• Antenna – platform to react to any content or product on the internet
• RocketBolt – platform for intelligent lead tracking throughout a customer’s experience

The full schedule

Case will have a full day in the Triangle, starting with breakfast at the Go vernor’s Mansion with Gov. Pat McCrory.

Here’s the calendar with times and places:

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM:        

Press availability, Governor’s Mansion, 200 N. Blount Street

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM:     

Startup Crawl: American Underground (AU) @ Raleigh (213 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC) and HQ Raleigh (310 S Harrington St, Raleigh, NC)

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM:   

Rise of the Rest discussion with Steve Case and college students at Frontier, 800 Park Offices Drive, Durham, NC

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM:     

Startup Crawl (continued): American Underground @ Main (201 W Main St, Durham, NC)

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM:       

Lunch with companies that Steve Case previously invested in (Mati Energy, Windsor Circle, Automated Insights), American Underground @ Main (201 W Main St, Durham, NC)

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM:            

Fireside Chat with Steve Case (Revolution), moderated by Frank Gruber, Tech Cocktail, Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM:

Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition, Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham

Judges: Steve Case (Revolution) Frank Stasio (NPR correspondent) Sarah Yarborough (Raleigh Denim) with more to be announced

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM:        

Startup Celebration and Happy Hour to award $100,000 to pitch competition winner, American Underground, 201 W. Main Street, Durham, NC

7:00 PM:                         

Steve Case throws first pitch at Durham Bulls game

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