Tae Hea Nahm is co-founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures. He shares his investment strategy and advice to startups in his blog, WorkingWithTHN@BlogSpot.com.
He has incubated and invested in industry-leading mobile, SaaS and security companies, as the first or early investor.
In mobile, he has invested in the full mobile stack ranging from semis (Berkana/Qualcomm, Silego) to games (Com2uS/IPO) and likes mobile enterprise (Airespace/Cisco, MobileIron/IPO and Modo Labs). In SaaS/Marketplaces, he has invested in marketing and revenue generation (Cloudwords, EchoSign/Adobe, Engagio, Marketo/IPO, and Scripted). In Security, he has invested in MobileIron and SourceClear.
He has incubated and hired the founders for AireSpace/Cisco (founding CEO) and MobileIron (Chairman of the Board). He recruited and funded Storm EIRs, including Jason Lemkin (who founded EchoSign) and Ilbok Lee (who founded Silego).
As a Korean American, he works with the major Korean IT leaders (LGE, Samsung, KT and SKT) and has invested in several Korean mobile startups (AirPlug, Berkana, Com2uS and MCW).
Prior to Storm, Tae Hea was a founding partner of Venture Law Group, a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and an associate at Shin & Kim (leading Korean law firm), where he advised hundreds of companies. He holds an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College and a JD from University of Chicago Law School. He was born in Seoul, Korea.
New York Times — Tae Hea Nahm of Storm Ventures: A Believer and a Skeptic in One
Red Herring — Airespace’s Disappearing Act (sold to Cisco)