David Hamamoto Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


David Hamamoto General Information


Mr. Hamamoto served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DiamondPeak Holding Corp., our predecessor company prior to the consummation of the business combination with Lordstown EV Corporation, since inception in November 2018 until October 2020 and continues to serve as our director. He is the Founder of DiamondHead Partners, LLC, a venture capital firm, which he established in 2017. Mr. Hamamoto has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director for DiamondHead Holdings Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, since January 2021. Previously, he served as Executive Vice Chairman of Colony NorthStar (now Colony Capital, Inc.) a publicly trade real estate and investment management firm, from January 2017 through January 2018. The NorthStar companies (collectively, NorthStar), which he founded, were sold to Colony Capital in January 2017. Prior to the sale, Mr. Hamamoto was Executive Chairman of NorthStar Asset Management Group, a publicly traded investment management firm, since 2015, having previously served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2014 until 2015. Mr. Hamamoto was the Chairman of the board of directors of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp., a publicly traded real estate investment trust (NRF), from 2007 to January 2017 and served as one of its directors from 2003 to January 2017. Mr. Hamamoto previously served as NRF's Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until 2015 and President from 2004 until 2011. Mr. Hamamoto was Chairman of the board of directors of NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. from 2015 to January 2017. In 1997, Mr. Hamamoto co-founded NorthStar Capital Investment Corp., the predecessor to NRF for which he served as Co-Chief Executive Officer until 2004. Prior to NorthStar, Mr. Hamamoto was a partner and co-head of the Real Estate Principal Investment Area at Goldman, Sachs & Co. During Mr. Hamamoto's tenure at Goldman, Sachs & Co., he initiated the firm's effort to build a real estate principal investment business under the auspices of the Whitehall Funds. Mr. Hamamoto also serves as a director for the Worthless Foundation, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to promoting the arts and social welfare.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 2300 Hallock-Young Road, South West
  • Lordstown, OH 44481
  • United States
+1 (833) 000-0000

David Hamamoto Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Life House 01-Oct-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
ZappRx 01-Apr-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000

David Hamamoto Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
ZappRx 13-Jun-2019 000000000000000000

David Hamamoto Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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David Hamamoto Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Hamamoto Angel Investor 0 0 Lordstown, OH

David Hamamoto FAQs

  • Who is David Hamamoto?

    David Hamamoto is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is David Hamamoto?

    David Hamamoto is an angel investor.

  • What does David Hamamoto do?

    As an angel investor, David Hamamoto invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has David Hamamoto invested in?

    David Hamamoto has made numerous investments in companies like Life House and ZappRx within the Business/Productivity Software and Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) industries.

  • What has David Hamamoto invested in recently?

    David Hamamoto's latest investment was on 01-Oct-2019 in Life House, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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