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About Ascend Venture Capital

We invest wherever the Seattle Mariners play on TV.*

When I say “we”, I mean me.

Marketplace, Consumer Brands, SaaS/AI are my favs.

Preferred stage is pre-seed, preferred check $100-$250K.

*Plus Vancouver BC.

About ME

I’m Kirby Winfield, Founding General Partner. My CV is on LinkedIn. My email is kirby at ascend dot vc.

I was part of four exits out of four attempts as an operator.

2x IPO…but 2x acquihire too.

I raised venture twice and had to recap once.

I like helping entrepreneurs avoid the mistakes I made, and replicate the successful moves.