Ben Lang

Ben Lang

I’ve spent my life hopping between New York, Tel Aviv, and San Francisco. I'm a builder, former founder, and community guy, always in multiple places at one time. I was an early member of the Notion team, where I led community for nearly 5 years. I actively make angel investments and advise a few select startups.

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Current location: Tel Aviv

Work

Notion
Head of Community
2019-2023
First Round Capital - Angel Track
Angel Investor
2022
Fleetsmith (acquired by Apple)
Consultant
2018
atSpoke (acquired by Okta)
Growth
2017-2018
Mapme
Cofounder/CEO
2014-2016
Unit 8200 - Israeli Intelligence Corps
Soldier
2012-2014

Projects at Notion

A handful of high impact projects I’ve worked on while at Notion

More background

Take a peek at some of my past side projects
  • Notion Pages - the first community gallery for Notion templates
  • Mapped in Israel - crowdsourced map of the Israeli start-up ecosystem
  • On Deck (TLV & NYC) - hosted 30+ dinners for founders and operators looking for what's next

Investing

I actively make angel investments and advise a few select startups.

Select direct investments:

Deel
Payroll for remote teams
Masterschool
Tech training school
Pocus
Product-led sales platform for GTM
Equals
Next gen spreadsheet
Kick
Self-driving bookkeeping
SellScale
Outbound sales with AI
Commsor
Community OS
Gelt
Tax optimization solution
Full portfolio (40+)
Kick
Self-driving bookkeeping
SellScale
Outbound sales with AI
Tildei
Conversational marketing
Deeptune
AI powered dubbing
Promptlayer
Data-driven prompt engineering
Gamma
Presentations powered by AI
Rengage
Customer touch points in one unified journey
Budibase
Internal apps platform
OwnID
Passwordless solution
Talkbase
Community operations platform
Jitter
Motion design tool
Givebutter
Fundraising platform
Pluto
Expense management for MENA
Gynger
SaaS financing platform
Masterschool
Tech training school
Pocus
Product-led sales platform for GTM
Luma
Comprehensive community platform
Async
Voice app for meetings
Balance
B2B eCommerce Payments
Swagup
Swag automation platform
Notch
Insurance for digital assets
Mixmax
Sales engagement platform
Equals
Next gen spreadsheet
Carrot
Organize all the shopping you do online
Service Bell
Live video chat with your website visitors
Fondue
Replace coupon codes with CashBack
Gelt
Tax optimization solution
Deel
Payroll for remote teams
Commsor
Community OS
Groove
Online coworking platform
Magical
Calendar built for teams
Landa
Fractional real estate investing
Intello
SaaS ops management (acquired)
Sapling
HR platform for startups (acquired)
Caliva
Vertically-integrated cannabis brand (IPO)

Get in touch

You can email me directly or reach out on Twitter, I’d love to hear from you!

I'm one of the most active hunters on Product Hunt, I love helping companies launch
  • I'm selective about the products I post, I can't guarantee I'll post your product until I've had a chance to check it out.
  • Please submit your product here and I'll do my best to get back to you once I've had a chance to review your product.
I actively make angel investments and advise a few select startups
  • I like to invest in founders I know personally or with investors I’ve collaborated with
  • I'm most interested in community + product led companies
  • Reach out directly to see if it makes sense to work together, happy to hear from you
I enjoy helping folks looking for their next roles
I host gathering for people are who looking to start or join their next thing
  • Secret gatherings for top-notch founders and operators looking to start or join their next big thing. Everything is off the record and completely confidential.
  • As of now, these dinners take place in New York City, San Francisco, and Tel Aviv. More cities are coming.
  • If you live somewhere else, you’re welcome to leave your info through the form and when we expand, I’ll reach out.
  • Apply here