New economy evangelist Steve Case wants to give aspiring Northeastern Wisconsin entrepreneurs an innovation injection.

The America Online co-founder’s “Rise of the Rest” bus tour will stop in Green Bay for the third annual Launch Wisconsin gathering of innovators and entrepreneurs Oct. 17-18 at Lambeau Field. In addition to co-founding AOL, Case runs a billion dollar venture fund called Revolution that he has used to invest in startups across middle America.

Case said Green Bay has recently built some momentum behind innovation and entrepreneurship that, along with Launch Wisconsin’s savvy social media campaign, convinced him to bring Rise of the Rest to town. Read the full story here.