Ascend Ventures into Education Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

This case describes a solution Ascend Ventures to invest in companies that are not part of their investment strategy. Ascend Ventures is a relatively young private investment company that targets technology companies that are run by women or minorities. Company under consideration, platform training, working in non-profit education market, providing additional educational services for children in the absence of the public schools. As the platform is not a learning technology company, Ascend investment managers are worried about their ability to add value to this market and are concerned about how their limited partners can respond to these investments. "Hide
by Gregory Fairchild, Jerry Yemen Source: Darden School of Business 35 pages. Publication Date: November 30, 2004. Prod. #: UV2008-PDF-ENG

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