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Managing Partner
Founding Partner


Ascend Venture Group

Ascend Venture Group is a New York based venture capital group. Ascend Venture Group, LLC is a private investment management firm founded on the belief that creating and capturing value is akin to scaling a mountain.

Ascend believes that alternative investments play a crucial role in driving outsized returns and building a well-diversified investment portfolio. Ascend combines highly sophisticated financial expertise with unique access to investment opportunities to create attractive risk/reward portfolios and partnerships for its investors. Working with uncompromising, ambitious, talented entrepreneurs and business owners who have no fear of the challenge involved in attempting to quickly scale an enterprise, Ascend is focused on rapid value creation.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Mogreet 4/2012Venture Round$4.1M5
StrikeIron 3/2009Series D$5.5M2
Schoolnet 1/2009Series D$13M4
Mogreet 11/2008Series B$5M4
Send Word Now 9/2008Series D$14M3
DimensionU (formerly Tabula Digita) 8/2008Series B$6M1
Playboox 6/2008Series A$3M1
Wimba 11/2007Series B$8.4M1
Send Word Now 10/2007Series C$8.5M2
ITM Software 8/2007Series D$4M6
Boxxet 1/2007Series A$900k1
Tripology 1/2007Series A$1.25M1
Send Word Now 8/2006Series B$10.5M1
NextMedium 7/2006Series B$6M3
DimensionU (formerly Tabula Digita) 12/2005Series A$3M1
ClassLink 8/2005Series A$3M1
GridApp Systems 7/2005Series A$5M2
NextMedium 2/2005Series A$3.5M2
ITM Software 1/2005Venture Round$6M4



  1. Mogreet Raises Additional $4.1 Million in Strategic Investor Capital ( [edit]
  2. StrikeIron Announces $5.5M in New Funding, Record Sales Growth, Expanded Hiring and New Advanced Functionality ( [edit]
  3. Education Software Maker SchoolNet Books $13M For Acquisition ( [edit]
  4. TechCrunch ( [edit]
  5. Send Word Now Raises $14 million in Series D Financing ( [edit]
  6. Tabula Digita raises round for educational games ( [edit]
  7. PlayBoox Raises $3 Million ( [edit]
  8. Wimba Closes $8.4 Million Financing from Education-Focused Investor ( [edit]
  9. Send Word Now Raises $8.5 Million in Series C Financing ( [edit]
  10. ITM Software raises $4M more for CIO-focused management software. ( [edit]
  11. Boxxet Launch Offers Users To Create Their Own ‘Best-Of-The-Web’ Hub ( [edit]
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  13. Send Word Now Raises $10.5 Million Series B Round ( [edit]
  14. LOS ANGELES--- NextMedium Raises $6 Million in Series B Financing Led by Bessemer Venture Partners ( [edit]
  15. Tabula Digita raises round for educational games ( [edit]
  16. ClassLink Completes $3 Million Equity Round For Expansion Throughout the United States ( [edit]
  17. GridApp Grabs $5M ( [edit]
  18. EDGAR [edit]
  19. ITM Software Closes $6 Million Equity Financing Round; RBC Technology Ventures Leads Financing Round of Software Company Aimed at the Business Management of IT. ( [edit]
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