Nick Beim is a Partner at Venrock, one of the leading venture capital firms in the United States. Since 1969, Venrock has invested in pioneering companies including Apple Computer, Intel, DoubleClick, Illumina, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and AppNexus. Over the past 10 years, Nick has invested in a number of category-leading internet and software companies including the Gilt Groupe, Care.com, Intent Media, TheLadders.com, Conductor, JBoss and OatSystems.
Prior to Venrock, Nick was a General Partner at Matrix Partners and worked at McKinsey & Co. and in the High Technology Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs & Co. In 1993, Nick worked at the U.S. Agency for International Development on the task force providing foreign aid to the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where he was in charge of programs promoting the development of independent media in these areas.
Nick graduated from Stanford University and received an M.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar. Nick is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.