Mike Abbott is the Co-Founder of Ascolta Ventures, LLC. Mike has led products from inception as well as scaled products and infrastructure for both consumers and enterprises. He is a product person.  Mike most recently was the VP Engineering of Apple Cloud Services. Apple Cloud Services spans the infrastructure for all of Apple’s services…


Daniel Bergeson is the Co-Founder of Ascolta Ventures, LLC.  Daniel has been active in the venture capital industry for over 25 years, both as a founder of a venture fund, counsel to various funds and as an investor. Daniel previously co-founded ASI Ventures…



Shauna Brill is the firm’s administrative director and brings energy and enthusiasm into all aspects of her position. She leads the firm’s marketing and communications efforts and endeavors to project the firm’s philosophy throughout various…


John Bergeson joined the firm in 2018 and focuses on investments in early stage companies, particularly AI-enabled applications. John also conducts market analyses for current portfolio companies as well as for potential new investment….


As Ascolta’s Finance Director Jan Zoccoli ensures the firm is operating effectively. Her responsibilities include finance, accounting, financial reporting and managing banking relationships.

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