Ascension Ventures

Ascension Ventures backs exceptional entrepreneurs with big visions by providing capital, access to our network, and expert mentors to 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 we have invested, across 4 distinct funds, in over 40 early stage companies, including a £6m Midlands Fund in partnership with Birmingham City Council.

We have a rigorous investment evaluation process and are highly selective when presenting opportunities for investment from our funds.

HQGreater London, GB
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Ascension Ventures was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB

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Key People/Management at Ascension Ventures

Kip Meek

Kip Meek

Jean de Fougerolles

Jean de Fougerolles

Managing Partner, Founder
Emma Blackburn

Emma Blackburn

Partner & CFO
Chris Wheatcroft

Chris Wheatcroft

Head of Syndicate Club
Remy Minute

Remy Minute

Rakesh Murria

Rakesh Murria

Head of Operations
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Ascension Ventures Office Locations

Ascension Ventures has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
20 Air St
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Ascension Ventures News and Updates

Cedar Gate Technologies Announces Strategic Investment from Ascension Ventures

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Gate Technologies a leading value-based care performance management and operating company, today announced it has accepted a strategic minority investment in the company from Ascension Ventures. Ascension Ventures is a...

Ascension Ventures launches first state-backed UK-India tech fund

London-based early stage venture capital firm Ascension Ventures has announced a joint venture with Unicorn India Ventures (UIV), launching the first UK-India Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Fund. Known as the Unicorn Ascension EIS Fund (UAF), it will leverage the EIS tax relief wrapper to ena…

Ascension Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Ascension Ventures Blogs

We’re Hiring: Investment Associate, Fair By Design Fund (“FBD”)

Investment Associate, Fair By Design Fund (“FBD”) Company: Ascension Ventures / Location: Central London Type: Entry-level, permanent, full-time An exciting opportunity for an Investment Associate to join a social impact fund focused on investing in early-stage technology b…

Vin Murria Named Angel Investor of the Year

Ascension Ventures, Fair By Design, and its portfolio companies take home two wins and several nominations from the 2019 UKBAA Angel Investment Awards Ascension Venture Partner, Vin Murria, wins Angel Investor of the Year Ascension portfolio company, Moteefe wins Best Scale Up Team of the Year Ascen…

Live Game Management Platform ChilliConnect Secures $450k+ Seed Funding

Live Game Management platform ChilliConnect is excited to announce the completion of a Seed funding round of over $450,000 raised from TechStart Ventures, Ascension Ventures and existing angel investors. The technology company was founded in 2016 as a spin out from a successful game development stud…

Estate Agency Comparison Site GetAgent Raises £2.2 Million from Latest Investment Round

Estate agent comparison website GetAgent has closed a new funding round and has raised £2.2 million from several investors including the backer of, TV channel Channel 4 and the founder of a leading photo printing platform. Read the full article here (The Negotiator) The post Estate Age…

Vochlea Music Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for “Dubler Studio Kit”

Vochlea Music, a U.K. startup and alumni of Abbey Road Red, the music tech incubator from Abbey Road Studios, is launching a crowdfunding campaign today for “Dubler Studio Kit,” a new device and app that turns your voice into a MIDI controller for synths, drum machines, DAWs and other music gear. Re…

Cooperative Innovations Closes £500K Seed Funding, Launches VR Animation Tech ‘Ikabod’

British virtual reality (VR) developer Cooperative Innovations – the team behind Raiders of Erda – has announced the closure of a seed funding round, securing the company £500K of investment. Alongside, the funding, the studio has released a proprietary VR animation technology, Ikabod. The investmen…
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Ascension Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ascension Ventures founded?

    Ascension Ventures was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Ascension Ventures key executives?

    Ascension Ventures's key executives are Kip Meek, Jean de Fougerolles and Emma Blackburn.

  • Where is Ascension Ventures headquarters?

    Ascension Ventures headquarters is located at 20 Air St, Greater London.

  • Where are Ascension Ventures offices?

    Ascension Ventures has an office in Greater London.

  • How many offices does Ascension Ventures have?

    Ascension Ventures has 1 office.