Tae Hea Nahm is a founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures. He has incubated and invested in industry-leading mobile and SaaS companies, as the first or early investor.
He shares his investment strategy and advice to startups in his blog, WorkingWithTHN@BlogSpot.com.
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 and Modo Labs). He has incubated and hired the founders for AireSpace/Cisco (founding CEO) and MobileIron (Chairman of the Board). As part of his mobile strategy, he works with the major Korean mobile leaders (LGE, Samsung, KT and SKT) and has invested in several Korean mobile startups (AirPlug, Berkana, Com2uS and MCW).
In SaaS/Marketplaces, he is interested in marketing and revenue generation (Cloudwords, EchoSign/Adobe, Engagio, Marketo/IPO, and Scripted). He recruited and funded Storm EIRs, including Jason Lemkin (who founded EchoSign) and Ilbok Lee (who founded Silego).
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 (e.g. Samsung and Sina.com). 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)