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#17 Founding Partner of Ascend.vc: Kirby Winfield on all things Venture | Startup Project by Nataraj

In this Episode of Startup project (https://thestartupproject.io/) , Nataraj talked to Kirby Winfield, Founding GP of Ascend.vc (pre-seed fund based in Seattle).

Prior to founding Ascend.vc, Kirby was part of founding teams at Go2Net (GNET), Marchex (MCHX), Dwellable (Acquired by Home Away (AWAY)) & AdXpose (Acquired by comScore (SCOR)).

Full conversation includes:

▪️ Through line of a successful career
▪️ How can companies strategize for an exit?
▪️ The why behind starting a pre-seed fund focussed on Pacific Northwest
▪️ Helping startups from zero to one
▪️ Price discovery of startups in current private markets

Check out the full conversation below or wherever you get your podcast fix.

🎧 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5lVJtoUyIESGftMdfExixx?si=8dcec4527b514b65
🎧 Youtube: https://youtu.be/5uMdazKrC0k