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Elevating Founders

Chris Wheatcroft
Investment Partner at Ascension Ventures


Chris Wheatcroft manages the Ascension Syndicate Fund as well as running the Ascension Syndicate Club, an investment group built on the Ascension Ventures network.
During his career, he has been involved with all aspects of the early-stage investment market, both as an entrepreneur and investor. He raised over £500k for his own business (a chain of quick-serve salad restaurants), prior to joining Fizzback, a pioneer in customer engagement software, which was sold to NICE Systems for c.$80m. After the Fizzback exit, Chris joined Angels Den and set up and managed their Tech, FinTech and InsurTech Clubs where he raised investment for 110+ early-stage businesses over 6 ½ years.
Chris has an extensive network of contacts in the early-stage technology investment scene including accelerators, incubators, angel investors, VCs and Family Offices.

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