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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BS 1999
Math, Computer Science



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Nat Friedman

Nat Friedman is an entrepreneur and developer.

Nat is passionate about building products that delight customers, with love and attention to detail. Nat has two degrees from MIT and has been writing software for 27 years.

In 1999, he co-founded Ximian with Miguel de Icaza. Nat was a co-founder and chairman of the GNOME foundation. At Novell, Nat ran engineering for a $110M product and served as CTO of the Linux business.

Nat is an avid traveler who visited 20 countries in 2010, an active angel investor, and a private pilot.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Runscope 5/2013Seed$1.1M7
Humanoid 12/2010Seed$1.1M17



  1. Runscope Lands $1.1M From True Ventures And Andreessen Horowitz For Tools That Address The Broken API Plague ( [edit]
  2. TechCrunch ( [edit]
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