About 18 months ago, we led the Series B investment round in Sidecar Interactive. We were excited to back Andre and his vision for applying advanced analytics and machine learning to transform the ecommerce ad market. Since our investment, Sidecar’s business has exploded as they tripled recurring revenue in 2016 while acquiring leading brands such […]
No, you haven’t landed on the wrong page. We at Ascent Venture Partners are proud to present our shiny new website! I think you would agree – it was about time. Being a 30+ year old firm, we’ve gone through a number of website iterations. We thought it’d be fun to share with you the […]
Join us at our next B2B IT Forum on May 9, 2017, at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA, as we discuss the overlap between digital and physical engagement when it comes to CX.
In this blog Baiyin Zhou sheds light on and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the seemingly black box that is hiring in the VC world.
Last week, we announced that Baiyin Zhou joined Ascent Venture Partners as our newest senior associate. This is particularly exciting because adding to our team is the most important thing we do – and it’s not something we do often. Baiyin is our first new investment team member in 10 years. At Ascent, we treat […]
Hi everyone! Yet another VC hiring announcement coming your way… I’ve joined the Ascent Venture Partners team as a Senior Associate! It’s only been a month but I can already tell I’m surrounded by a top notch team of smart and caring people. Actually, there’s more to my joining than meets the eye. Ascent hasn’t […]
For more than 30 years, we have been laser focused on investing in early stage business technology in the northeast U.S. because we believe an ideal combination of factors exist: B2B tech has the potential for capital efficient and rapid growth which fits the venture model well, the competition is lower than the west coast, […]
While most of us have spent the summer enjoying the beach and maybe a few too many meals al fresco, our VP of Finance, Tom Scanlon, has qualified to race at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, HI this fall. Having completed four marathons, more than a dozen half-IRONMAN triathlons, and three IRONMANS, Tom finished […]
I’m thrilled to announce Ascent’s newest portfolio company, Codeship, a leader in continuous integration and continuous delivery. The company offers a cloud-based platform for developers to automate the laborious process of testing and deploying software updates quickly, reliably and securely. Codeship is 100% SaaS-based, providing the ease of trial and ease of use that is […]
It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since I earned my MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. The resources, network and opportunities it offered in many ways helped steer me on my career path and to where I am today. Recently I was lucky enough to serve as a panelist in an alumni […]