Ash Fontana is a successful Silicon Valley investor, entrepreneur, and author who specializes in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He is recognized for discovering top-performing startups and has a proven track record for scaling businesses from ideation to market domination. He is a prominent figure in the tech industry, contributing to major publications such as TechCrunch, Forbes, and VentureBeat. Before pursuing his venture capitalist career, Ash co-founded the artificial intelligence company, Topbox.
Ash is also an author, publishing his debut book, "The AI-First Company: How to Compete and Win with Artificial Intelligence," in 2020. The book assimilates the author's experience with AI and start-ups to provide an insight into the benefits of leveraging AI in the business industry.
As an entrepreneur-turned-investor, Ash has unmatched expertise and well-rounded knowledge in the areas of business development, fundraising, and customer relations. He has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs and has served as a board member for several companies, including AngelList.