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01
Oct
2013

StartApp Hits the Billion Download Mark

Ascent portfolio company StartApp has been on an incredible ride over the last 18 months, and recently achieved its biggest milestone yet in its young history: one billion downloads. (As the linked video clip persuasively notes, this is a very big number.) The rapid growth of StartApp speaks to the mobile industry problem it solves. The Company offers an ingenious
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11
Feb
2013

2012 a Year of Record Growth for V.i. Labs

Our portfolio company V.i. Labs recently issued a press release that highlighted the Company’s strong performance in 2012. See the release here.  We are very pleased with the Company’s performance and congratulate the management team for a strong year. Software piracy remains an enormous problem for software providers. According to estimates from multiple analysts, the annual commercial value of software
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23
Jul
2012

ClickFox Named to ‘Greatest Industry-Disrupting Startups of 2012′ List

Forbes last week listed the “10 Greatest Industry-Disrupting Startups of 2012,” citing “amazing” companies rapidly transforming industries that affect our daily lives. It was nice to see one of our portfolio companies, ClickFox, recognized in the article. Ascent has seen extraordinary innovation, both within our portfolio and the broader market, from companies that create business value from source data that
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10
May
2012

UNVEILING THE ASCENT INDEX

Today we’re very excited to announce the first iteration of the Ascent Index. As we pride ourselves on spotting and helping shape the latest trends in enterprise technology, the Ascent Index will provide you (and us) with a real-time snapshot into which topics are creating the most buzz in enterprise IT…

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29
Apr
2012

ASCENT FUNDING NEWS

As the temperatures steadily rise in the early spring months here in Boston, we’ve been fortunate to close on a few exciting funding announcements with portfolio companies in enterprise technology sectors that we believe represent promising, high-growth investment opportunities…

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