Nathanael Lentz General Information
Mr. Nathanael Lentz serves as Managing Partner at Osage Venture Partners. He also serves as a Board Member at Malbek & Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southeastern Pennsylvania. He joined Osage Venture Partners in 2008 and as Managing Partner oversees investment and portfolio management activities. He has previously served as Board Member at InstaMed and Phone2Action. He serves on the Board of Directors of BA-Insight, HiveIO, Noodle Partners, DrayNow, MarginEdge, ExecOnline, Brazen AppBus, Technologies, RackWare, RiskLens, Semantic AI, Vizual.AI and Sidecar. In addition, he is on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technology (PACT), where he previously served as Chairman of the Board, and he serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a state-supported early stage seed fund. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at venture events and is actively involved with numerous venture focused organizations including PACT, NJTC, and MAVA. Prior to joining Osage, he was President and CEO of Verticalnet, a publicly traded SaaS solutions provider, which was sold in January 2008 to Italy-based BravoSolution. He served as Verticalnet's CEO for over five years and was attributed with leading the transformation of Verticalnet from an online operator of web portals to a proven software solution provider, while navigating the company through a financial turnaround. Prior to Verticalnet, he was a Partner at Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) and led both the San Francisco and the Hong Kong offices. During his time at Mercer, he worked closely with multinational companies and high growth emerging businesses both in the U.S. and in over fifteen countries across Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He began his career at Chemical Bank in New York providing lending and structured finance services to mid-size companies. He is a graduate of Brown University and of the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he graduated with honors. He serves as Board Member at BookKeeping Express. He also serves as Board Observer at FRONTLINE Selling.