Startup Grad School

Learn how to get from idea to IPO from the founders and investors that have done it

All the most important parts of entrepreneurship: In-depth best practices on finance & accounting, legal, recruiting, raising capital, sales, and much more

500+ VCs Already Registered: Including

  • Hear talks from founders who have taken their products from concept to IPO
  • Join exclusive breakaway sessions & workshops with VCs
  • Request 1x1 meetings with top VCs & angels looking for their next investment
  • Find your next big clients through an unrivaled networking experience
  • Ascent is the East Coast's largest gathering of investors, looking to put capital to work
  • Take advantage of our exclusive parties & networking events in Midtown Manhattan

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"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.

"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

Check out the blind registrant list of VCs in attendance at Ascent 2018

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