Ascend.io

othersbig data analytics

FOUNDING YEAR: 2015
LOCATION: United States
Last Update: 01/05/2020

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About

Ascend provides the worlds first Autonomous Dataflow Service, enabling data engineers to build, scale, and operate continuously optimized, Apache Spark-based pipelines with 85% less code. Running natively in Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform, Ascend combines declarative configurations and automation to manage the underlying cloud infrastructure, optimize pipelines, and eliminate maintenance across the entire data lifecycle. Ascend is backed by the worlds leading venture capital firms, including Accel, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and 8VC; and supported by notable advisors, such as Kevin Scott, CTO of Microsoft; Maynard Webb, Board Member Salesforce, Visa; Scott McNealy, former Sun Microsystems CEO; Luanne Dauber, former CMO at Confluent and VP Marketing at Pure Storage; and Deep Nishar, Senior Managing Partner of Softbank Vision Fund. For more information about Ascend, visit www.ascend.io.

MEDICI Analysis

Provides big data solitons for transparent fund raising

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Provides big data solutions

People

FOUNDERS

Sean Knapp

BOARD MEMBERS AND ADVISORS

Sean Knapp

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

1-10

INVESTORS:

8 | partners

Bill Coughran

Core Ventures Group

Felicis Ventures

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Sequoia Capital

Shasta Ventures

SV Angel

Webb Investment Network

Momentum

FUNDED

NO

TOTAL FUNDING

$4 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

2015

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$4 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Dec 2015

LISTED

NO

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