1500 FOUNDERS, INVESTORS, & DECISION MAKERS

200 GAME-CHANGING STARTUPS

50 KEYNOTES, PANELS, AND FIRESIDES

Pier 36, 299 South Street, Manhattan New York City United States
Location
October 3 - 4, 2018
Date range
From 700 USD
Pricing
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Overview

New York’s Preeminent Tech Conference

Ascent unites the East Coast tech community for two days of talks, groundbreaking startups, round-table discussions, gala events, and experiences all designed to build lasting connections and to edify our guests.

BUILD A NETWORK

There is one thing, above all else, that will make or break your company’s success: networking. That’s why we’ve tailored this conference to help founders at all stages reach the next level. Ascent is a curated experience including intimate roundtable discussions on challenges immediately facing you to hand-picked networking opportunities for you to broaden your network.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

At Ascent, you’ll interact with an exclusive group of 1500 world-class founders, executives, growth hackers, and investors. All guests attend by invite only and are handpicked to match the strategic needs of startups in every tech vertical and every funding level. Learn how to achieve hyper-growth from well-known industry leaders on the main stage. Expand awareness with opportunities to exhibit alongside 200+ rising startups. Schedule guaranteed facetime with industry-specific investors and advisors at one of our intimate roundtables.

CONTRIBUTE TO A COMMUNITY

Ascent is more than a conference: it’s a community dedicated to helping each other build strong, impactful companies. We know the challenges you face because we’ve faced them as well (psst . . . we’re a startup ourselves!). Above all else, Ascent is about developing meaningful connections. Connections built on mutual benefit and sharing one common ambition: your company’s success!

Rating

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Speakers 14

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Luis von Ahn

  • Duolingo
  • Co-Founder & CEO
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Samantha Scharff

  • Giphy Studios
  • CEO
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Dennis Crowley

  • Foursquare
  • Founder & Executive Chairman
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Joanne Wilson

  • Angel Investor, Blogger, Podcaster
  • Gotham Gal
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Kenneth Lin

  • Credit Karma
  • Founder & CEO
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Isaac Oates

  • Justworks
  • Founder & CEO
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Joanne Chen

  • Foundation Capital
  • Partner
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Howard Lerman

  • Yext
  • Founder & CEO
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Elizabeth Galbut

  • SoGal Ventures
  • Managing Partner
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Nick Rockwell

  • The New York Times
  • CTO
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Abby Kearns

  • Cloud Foundry
  • Executive Director
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Matt Harris

  • Bain Capital Ventures
  • Managing Director
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Kevin P. Ryan

  • MongoDB
  • Chairman and Founder
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Danielle Strachman

  • 1517 Fund
  • Founder & General Partner

Organiser

Ascent Conference

Ascent is hand-picking 150 of the country’s most cutting-edge, seed-stage startups by invite-only to demo their products in the Exhibition Hall Go to event website »