Owen Van Natta Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 52

  • Portfolio
  • 16

  • Exits
  • 30


Owen Van Natta General Information


Mr. Owen Van Natta serves as Board Member, Member of Audit Committee, Chairman of Compensation Committee & Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee at Build Acquisition. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Prefix Capital LLC, an early stage investment fund founded in 2019. Mr. Van Natta has also served as a Founder and Managing Partner at 415 Investments LLC since 2013. Previously, Mr. Van Natta was the Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of Business at Zynga Inc. (Zynga) (NASDAQ: ZNGA) from 2010 to 2011, where he was responsible for the company's revenue strategy, corporate development, international expansion, and brand. Prior to Zynga, Mr. Van Natta served as Chief Executive Officer of MySpace from 2009 to 2010, where he was responsible for all aspects of the company's strategic vision and the execution of its global business initiatives. Prior to joining MySpace, Mr. Van Natta served as the Chief Executive Officer of Project Playlist, a music sharing website allowing users to search for music, create custom play lists, and share the content with friends from 2008 to 2009. Prior to Project Playlist, Mr. Van Natta was the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) where he focused on revenue operations, business development, and strategic partnerships from 2005 to 2008. Earlier in his career, Owen was Vice President of Worldwide Business and Corporate Development at Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), where he managed global marketing programs and strategic partnerships. He was part of the founding team of A9.com, an Amazon.com company, and was responsible for site operations and sponsored-link advertising on amazon.com. Mr. Van Natta also served as a Director at Sidestep, Boku, Inc. (LON: BOKU), Zynga and Gridspace. Mr. Van Natta received his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Contact Information

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

Owen Van Natta Investments (52)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Databento 12-Nov-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
000000000 23-Jun-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
000000000000 01-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
000000 (0000000000 01-Jul-2016 0000 00000 Entertainment Software Startup 0000 000 00000
000000 05-May-2016 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
000000 21-Apr-2016 00000 (00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup 0000 000 00000
000000000 (0000000 06-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 000 00000
00000 07-Mar-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
Diamond Foundry 15-Nov-2015 Early Stage VC 00000 Accessories Generating Revenue 0000 000 00000
Honestbee 20-Oct-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Food Products Out of Business 0000 000 00000
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Owen Van Natta Exits (30)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Boxed 09-Dec-2021 Reverse Merger 00000
000000000 26-Oct-2021 000 00 00000000
000000000 15-Oct-2021 0000000000
000000 00 14-Jul-2021 0000000 000000 00000
00000000000000 01-Jan-2021 000000000 00000000
00000 30-Sep-2020 000 00000
000000 27-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
0000 01-Aug-2020 000 00 00000000
AdStage 22-Apr-2020 Buyout/LBO
Wonder (Entertainment Software) 11-Feb-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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Owen Van Natta Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Owen Van Natta Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA
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Owen Van Natta Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alumni Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gokul Rajaram 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Redpoint Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Service Provider Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Trousdale Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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