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October 28-29 2020, Manhattan











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      Who Attends Ascent


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      Ascent is a 2-day conference focused on bringing together senior leaders in the East Coast tech community to learn, collaborate, and build the relationships needed to spearhead meaningful change. We’ve curated an experience that the industry needs, focused on education and networking that will help accelerate innovation.

      "This program convenes a high-caliber and diverse set of leaders to discuss today’s most important technologies and debate how they’ll shape the future."

      Matt Harris

      Partner, Bain Capital Ventures

      "The conference pulls all the key audiences--from startups to VCs to corporates--together for two days of high-caliber education and networking to tackle the most pressing issues and important technologies facing businesses today."

      Jason Williamson

      Vice President, Oracle, Global Startup Program

      "Ascent was a great opportunity to see a range of startups from across NY, the east coast, and even the broader US. I was impressed by the quality and geographic diversity of startups."

      Julie Lein

      Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund

      “Ascent Conference is an incredible opportunity for you to meet the East Coast tech-leaders who are uniquely positioned to provide you with the talent, technology and network to help you grow your business.”

      Bonin Bough

      Founder & Chief Growth Officer, Bonin Ventures

      "There were tons of networking opportunities; almost every month I am connecting someone up with a person or company I learned about at Ascent."

      Gabe Landes

      COO, Calculate Green, Inc.

      "The best event I went to all year! More intimate than most, but feels much bigger and more exciting." 

      Brieanne Traube

      Director of Business Development, DeWinter Group

      "I was extremely pleased with the organization of the Ascent event - the meetings that I had with potential investors were invaluable."

      Larry Poon

      Co-Founder & COO at IMONT


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