Investing Profile

Kirby Winfield(543)

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Founding General Partner at Ascend.vc

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30 Investors

Connected to Satya Patel (Homebrew), Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures), Wayne Hu (SignalFire), and 27 other investors on Signal.

Techstars Network
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Middlebury College Network
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Ascend Ventures General Partner
$250K - $750K
$500K
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CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Xembly
Series AOct 2022$15M
$15M
Co-investors: Arif Janmohamed (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Priti Youssef Choksi (Norwest Venture Partners)
Groopit
Pre Seed RoundOct 2021$2M
Pre Seed RoundApr 2018$550K
$2.6M
Co-investors: Rob Eldridge (Tapas Capital), David Yakobovitch (DataPower Ventures), Ellen Levy (Silicon Valley Connect), Sarah Imbach (Broadway Angels)
Keepe
Venture RoundJun 2021$3.6M
Angel RoundSep 2017$1.5M
Venture RoundSep 2017$1.5M
$7.9M
Co-investors: Sarah Imbach (Broadway Angels), Paul Stahura
Bean Box
Series AMay 2021$2.4M
$2.4M
Adyn
Seed RoundApr 2021$2.5M
$2.5M
Co-investors: Deena Shakir (Lux Capital), Ashley Mayer (Coalition Operators), Christine Choi (M13)
Knapsack
Seed RoundJan 2021$2.3M
$10M
Co-investors: Micah Rosenbloom (Founder Collective), Shawn Merani (Parade Ventures), Wen-Wen Lam (Gradient Ventures), Phil Boyer (Crosslink Capital)
Pienza
Seed RoundDec 2020$5.1M
$5.1M
Co-investors: Boris Wertz (Version One Ventures), Mark Sugarman (MHS Capital)
Panda AI
Seed RoundAug 2020$3.3M
$3.3M
Co-investors: Mike Galgon (Pioneer Square Labs)
Board of Directors SyncFloor2019 - Present
Founding General Partner Ascend.vc2019 - Present
Minority Owner Fresno Grizzlies2018 - Present
Investor in Residence Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)2017 - Present
Mentor Techstars2016 - Present
Board of Directors Keepe2016 - Present
Board of Directors Bean Box2016 - Present
Minority Owner Grand Junction Rockies2010 - Present
Managing Member Ascend.vc2008 - Present
Cohort 3 Member Oper8r LLC2021 - 2021
Board of Directors Spectrio2016 - 2017
Co-founder and CEO Dwellable2013 - 2015
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development comScore, Inc.2011 - 2013
President and CEO AdXpose2008 - 2011
Board of Directors SharperAgent2006 - 2011
Founding Team, General Manager Marchex2003 - 2008
Founding Team, Director of Marketing Go2Net1996 - 2001
Director of Marketing Go2Net1996 - 2001
Executive Trainee Ruder Finn1996 - 1996
Intern Abramson Ehrlich Manes1994 - 1994
Seattle University School of Law Coursework towards JD
Middlebury College BA
Seattle Preparatory School
Seattle Prep
Assumption School
Seattle Country Day School