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 some thoughts about a startup’s life stages in his blog, WorkingWithTHN.BlogSpot.com.
In mobile, he has invested in the full mobile stack ranging from semis (Berkana/sold to Qualcomm and Silego) to games (Com2uS/Korea IPO) and likes mobile enterprise. He incubated four mobile startups: AireSpace (where he was the founding CEO and sold to Cisco), AirPlug, Averail and MobileIron. There, he hired the founders, helped close the investor syndicate and continues as an active board member. As part of his mobile strategy, he works with the major Korean mobile leaders (LGE, Samsung and KT) and has invested in several Korean mobile startups (eg, Com2uS). He is also a Corporate Strategy Advisor to KT (the leading Korean carrier and Storm LP).
He has invested in several SaaS companies, including Averail, Cloudwords, EchoSign/sold to Adobe, Marketo/US IPO and MobileIron.
He recruited and funded Storm EIRs, including Jason Lemkin (who founded EchoSign) and Ilbok Lee (who founded Silego). AlwaysOn named him a Power Player in the Cloud.
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 100’s of companies (eg 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.