Ben Lang - Episode 20

Ben Lang on Being Early at Notion, How to Build Community, Angel Investing and Taking Risks

Play Episode:

On this episode of Invested, Michael hosts Ben Lang, an early employee at Notion and serial builder. 

Ben is an angel investor, former founder and operator at high-growth startups. He served in IDF Intelligence and went on to co-found Mapme. Later, he joined Spoke, which was acquired by Okta. In 2019, he joined Notion, where he saw the team grow from 15 to 600+. He helped scale the team, build out their Ambassador program, influencer function, Consultants program, user conference, education program, template gallery, and more. Today, he actively makes angel investments (50+ investments so far) and advises a few startups. He is building the next play community to help people discover what’s next with curated opportunities, gatherings, and content. 

Please rate this episode 5 stars wherever you stream your podcasts!

Key Topics

Show References


Follow Ben Lang on LinkedIn: 

Follow Ben Lang on X: 

Subscribe to Invested here:

Learn more about Aleph: 

Sign up for Aleph’s monthly email newsletter:

For the transcript of this episode, go to

Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Follow Michael on Twitter:

Follow Michael on LinkedIn:

Follow Aleph on Twitter:

‍Follow Aleph on LinkedIn:

‍Follow Aleph on Instagram:


Executive Producer: Erica Marom 

Producer: Sofi Levak

Video and Editing: Ron Baranov

Music and Art: Uri Ar 

Design: Rony Karadi