Ash Fontana

AI-Focused Angel Investor

Role: Associate

Sites: CDL-Paris, CDL-Toronto

Streams: Artificial Intelligence, Climate, Neuro

Ash Fontana launched Zetta Venture Partners – the first venture capital fund focused on artificial intelligence – with Mark Gorenberg and was a Managing Director there from 2015 to 2021. Before Zetta, Ash launched AngelList’s fundraising platform that now manages over $15B. Prior to AngelList, he co-founded Topguest (acquired), a loyalty software platform that counted United Airlines, Hilton Worldwide, and Virgin America as clients. He started his career in growth investing at Macquarie Capital in New York after studying law at the University of Sydney. Penguin Random House published Ash’s book, “The AI-First Company: How to Compete and Win with Artificial Intelligence.”