First Ascent Associates Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 9

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 5


First Ascent Associates General Information


Founded in 2014, First Ascent Associates is a venture capital based in San Francisco, California. The firm seeks to invest in startups that are engaged in sports, music, entertainment, housing, payments, online retail, transportation, shipping, office space, hotel rooms, cannabis technology, and science sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 156 2nd Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States

First Ascent Associates Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Astronomer 14-Nov-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Database Software Generating Revenue
00000 11-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue
000000 30-May-2017 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable
000000 000000000 12-Jan-2017 00000 00000 00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
00000000 05-Apr-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue
0000000 29-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
Vytmn 22-Apr-2015 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Out of Business
Wove (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 01-Aug-2014 Seed Round 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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First Ascent Associates Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Chewse 31-Mar-2020 Merger/Acquisition
0000 (00000 000 00 03-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
00000 17-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
Vytmn 01-Nov-2016 Out of Business
PaintZen Merger/Acquisition 0000
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First Ascent Associates Team (2)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Holmes General Partner San Francisco, CA
Jeff Holmes General Partner 0 San Francisco, CA
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