Ash Fontana

Ash Fontana

Investor. General Partner at Zetta, launched AngelList syndicates and founded Topguest.

Ash joined Mark Gorenberg in 2014 to launch Zetta, the first venture capital fund focused on artificial intelligence.

Ash launched syndicates at AngelList - the biggest startup investing platform in the world that now manages over $2B. There, he setup the funds management infrastructure, raised a fund to invest in syndicates, lead the investment committee, lead the development of online investing and curated investment opportunities across millions of companies. He also ran special projects like AngelList’s expansion into Europe and the UK. Simultaneously, Ash led syndicates and made investments in Canva, Mixmax and others.

Ash previously co-founded Topguest, a Founders Fund-backed company that built customer analytics technology for companies like United, Virgin, and InterContinental. Topguest sold in an 8 figure transaction 18 months after the company was founded.

He started his professional career at Macquarie Capital, where he was a top-ranked analyst in private equity, investment banking and equity research. Academically, he graduated with First Class honors in law and finance on five scholarships from the University of Sydney.

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