Ascension Ventures backs exceptional entrepreneurs with big visions by providing capital, access to our network, and expert mentors to help grow scalable businesses

Venture capital in tech and digital media investments is constantly evolving and requires a specialist
approach using extensive sector insight to identify and progress innovative enterprises

Since 2013 Ascension has invested in over 60 early stage companies across the UK

Ascension has also partnered with Big Society Capital, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Finance Birmingham and Wayra on a great new initiative, the Fair By Design Fund – a new £15m Fund aimed at tackling the Poverty Premium.

Ascension has a rigorous investment evaluation process and is highly selective when presenting opportunities for investment from its funds

Jean sits on our annual panel as one of the key decision makers on who we accept into our cohorts. Ascension are our investors in residence and have mentored many of our cohort companies, who all value their strategic thinking and creative input. Ascension, to date, has invested in 6 Wayra companies, each one of which is doing very well, and so I would highly recommend Ascension to any of our cohort companies seeking seed funding
Gary Stewart, Director Wayra UK

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