Who we are

Ascent partners

A well-planned foundation empowers businesses to scale.

Ascent Partners is a business set-up advisory firm, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We are a team of dynamic and accomplished industry experts, with the sole aim of facilitating entrepreneurs to build and grow their businesses in the United Arab Emirates and the broader region.

Vision

To build a prosperous society through the work of One Million entrepreneurs, whom we have helped launch and scale; thereby, establish a leadership position for the firm in emerging markets by 2040.

Mission

To be the service provider of choice for entrepreneurs in their journey to create successful and sustainable businesses.

With a collective experience of 50+ years, our group of expert consultants ensure to provide reliable and unparalleled guidance throughout all strategic phases of a business set-up, ranging from company formation and expansion to market floatation and exit.

Ascent Partners offers personalized services for entrepreneurs and high net-worth individuals to enjoy the benefits of running a business as well as living in the United Arab Emirates.

Overall Team Achievements

$ 5 B

worth of projects advised

3,000 +

companies successfully incorporated in various UAE based jurisdictions

Ethos

Holistically assist entrepreneurs with their needs

Approachable, respectful and transparent

Inspired by and Inspiration to creators

Learners, innovators and transformers

Leverage entrepreneurship for societal benefit

Ravi Krishnan

From the General Manager's Desk

Ravi Krishnan
General Manager

"At Ascent Partners, we take a broad view of the term ‘entrepreneur’ to include those building enterprises for today and tomorrow. We value the vision, grit and execution skills required to build successful ventures and count individuals incubating start-ups, growing established companies and leading family offices, amongst our client base.

With our roots as a registered corporate services provider in Dubai, we continue to innovate on our range of services to make a meaningful impact on the businesses that we serve. Our team stands out in its ability to offer bespoke solutions, including advisory, implementation and ongoing support.

I invite you to view our services and get in touch with us to partner in your aspirations."

Ravi Krishnan
General Manager

A results-driven business leader, Ravi Krishnan leverages his professional background in general management and corporate services to steer Ascent Partners. Ravi started his career as an engineer with Dell in the United States. He later worked at boutique consulting firms and in internal management consulting roles across industries, including environmental services (Averda) and FDI promotion (RAK Investment Authority). Prior to Ascent Partners, Ravi founded a professional services firm offering UAE market entry advisory, corporate services and performance improvement solutions to mid-to-large companies. Ravi earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business

Meet the Team