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Ashley Fontana


Mr. Ashley Fontana serves as a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners. He is a Board Member at He also serves as Advisory Board Member at Angel Capital Management. He was a Board Member at Kaggle. He was an angel investor in Canva. He led fundraising products at AngelList - the most successful startup investing platform in the world - managing $130M over more than 250 funds. There, he launched online investing, created the first startup 'index fund' and curated investment opportunities across 500,000 companies. He also ran special projects like AngelList's expansion into Europe and the UK. Simultaneously, he led syndicates that invested in Mixmax (email analytics), Gridspace (intelligent voice software) and Sliced Investing (hedge fund analytics). An entrepreneur at heart, he previously co-founded Topguest, a Founders Fund-backed company that built customer analytics technology for companies like IHG, United and Caesars Entertainment. 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.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Ashley Fontana Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Numerai 12-Dec-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Financial Software Startup 000000 0000000 00
00000000 01-Jan-2016 00000000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
000000 0000 000 03-Aug-2015 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
000000 21-Apr-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
000000000 30-Mar-2015 00000 00000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
000000 000000000 17-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Asset Management Startup 000000 0000000 00
000 26-Sep-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
0000 20-Sep-2014 00000 (00000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
Canva 19-Mar-2013 Seed Round 000 Multimedia and Design Software Profitable 000000 0000000 00
UpGuard 05-Jun-2012 Seed Round 00.00 Security Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000 00
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Ashley Fontana Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000 08-Mar-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 0000 00000
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Ashley Fontana Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Ashley Fontana JD Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA