Now accepting applications to exhibit your startup!


Tired of getting in front of investors that don’t care about what you’re building? We are too.

Here’s what startups get when selected to exhibit at Ascent:

  • Demo table to showcase your company in the Exhibition Hall for 1 day including power, wifi, and signage
  • Two all-access passes to the event
  • 3-minute pitch on the Startup Stage
    (2-minute Q&A)

    • Pitching sessions broken up
      by vertical
    • Seats at Startup Stage filled with investors specifically focused on your vertical
    • Note: As of September, we are completely full for the Pitch Competition. Any startups who sign up after will get to exhibit, but will not get to pitch on the Startup Stage
  • Opportunity to be selected to pitch on the Main Stage
    • Audience of 1,000
  • Top 15 startups get access to the closing
    night VIP Gala

    • Usually reserved for VIP pass holders only ($3,500 value)
  • Access to all stage content
  • Access to intimate roundtable discussions hosted by a wide array of industry experts, investors, advisors, and growth hackers
  • Access to Exhibition Hall
  • Access to After Party and late night
    networking events
  • Access to full attendee list & ability to contact attendees via FounderConnect App
  • Pass provides access to Ascent for both days


We’re compiling a list of 70+ intimate roundtables, each led by an industry leader, investor, or advisor. First come, first served when we announce the schedule, so be sure to enter your email to get first pick.


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