Ascent stands at the investing edge of enterprise tech innovation. We have a firm-wide commitment to backing companies with innovative and courageous ideas about how technology can transform business.
At Ascent, we don’t jump on the latest trends in general technology. Instead, we remain dedicated to investing in a singular space with enormous market potential -- enterprise IT innovation. We seek out courageous entrepreneurs with revolutionary ideas who will change the way technology is used in business – and build market-leading companies in the process.
With our sharp focus, Ascent not only identifies the major trends in enterprise IT, but helps shape them through our active involvement and support of the emerging companies with whom we partner - helping to grow the next generation of technology leaders.
Our 100+early-stage investments in enterprise IT over the last 25 years have yielded powerful results that speak to our deep knowledge, experience, commitments and networks.
We have a firm-wide commitment to backing companies that have innovative ideas about how technology can transform business. Our partners, funds and extensive network are dedicated entirely to supporting companies in the enterprise IT arena, and helping them to be the best they can be.
Ascent invests in early stage companies in the east coast with initial investment ranging from $2 million to $5 million.
We are partnering with entrepreneurs in the following categories:
- Software & SaaS
- Data & Analytics
- Cloud Business Services
- Security & Compliance
- Mobility & Communications
- Financial Services & Transaction Technology