At Ascend, we live the innovation life.
Ascend Venture Capital exists to back transformational technologies and industry-shaping companies at the Seed & Pre-A Stages.

General Partner


Dan Conner, CFA

Dan founded Ascend out of a relentless passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. As a c-level operator at disruptive startups, as a quantamental management consultant, and as an investor in big ideas, Dan has cultivated a career in enabling the future states of industries. He specializes in new marketplaces, programmatic decision-making processes, and science that pushes the boundaries between fiction and reality.


Ascend partners with founders to provide support both financially and operationally, collaborating in the storied journey toward scale.


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