Nick Beim

Partner, Venrock
Nick Beim
Nick Beim focuses primarily on consumer, software, data intelligence and fintech investments, with a particular affinity for online marketplaces and new machine learning applications. Nick led the initial venture investments in a number of today’s leading machine learning innovators including Dataminr, a pioneer in the field of real-time information discovery that applies machine learning to social media and other large public data sets, and Intent Media, which enables ecommerce companies to monetize their customer intent data assets with dynamic segmentation and on-site advertising.

Nick’s consumer investments include Clara Lending, a full-stack online mortgage bank that is revolutionizing both the front-end consumer mortgage experience and back-end mortgage supply chain; Care.com, the largest global online marketplace for care services (IPO); and the Gilt Groupe, the largest private sale e-commerce company in the United States (acquired by Hudson’s Bay).

Nick’s software investments include Quiq, a messaging-based customer service software platform; Conductor, the leading SaaS platform enabling enterprises to manage, monitor and optimize SEO; and OatSystems, the RFID application platform company founded by the team at MIT that developed the standards for passive tag RFID (acquired by Check Point Systems); and JBoss, which developed the most widely used open source application server (acquired by Red Hat).

Prior to joining Venrock, Nick was a General Partner at Matrix Partners and worked in the technology groups at McKinsey and Goldman Sachs.