Jonathan Golden is a Partner at NEA, where he focuses on consumer, marketplaces, fintech and application layer software. He leads NEA's investments in Metabase, MoonPay and Patreon.

Before joining NEA, Jonathan was Director of Product at Airbnb, where he helped the company scale 100x over six years. As the company’s first product manager, he was instrumental in building out significant parts of the product in the early days, including creating host insurance, launching the platform internationally, and founding and leading the monetization, payments and Airbnb for Work teams.

Jonathan is an angel investor in Bowery Farming, Coinbase, Everlane, Funding Circle, Hipcamp, OpenSea and Wonderschool.

Prior to Airbnb, Jonathan worked in product at both Dropbox and HubSpot, and was a venture investor at Greylock Partners. Jonathan co-founded StartX, a non-profit dedicated to accelerating top entrepreneurs, while attending the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received an MBA. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.


  • University of Michigan
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Greylock Partners
  • Stanford
  • Airbnb
  • NEA