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$1B Raised | $7B in Value Created


Partners since Series B

Ramp is the only corporate card and spend management platform designed to help you spend less.

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“The Contrary network is our secret hiring weapon. They’ve built a remarkably unique firm, and are easily one of our most helpful partners.”

- Karim Atiyeh, Co-founder and CTO, Ramp *


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Brightland extra virgin olive oils are consciously made in California, and contain nothing more than olives, love and sunshine.

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Hallow is a Catholic prayer and meditation app that has brought millions of users closer to God. *

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“Working with Contrary was the most valuable thing we did when getting started. Eric and the team did such a phenomenal job coaching us and helping us raise from world-class investors when the time was right. We couldn't be more grateful for them.”

- Alex Jones, Co-founder and CEO, Hallow *


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India's fastest grocery delivery.

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The above testimonials or endorsements are a representative sample and not indicative of everything our clients and others have to say about Contrary and its associates.

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