Nick Chen is a Vice President on our investment team. He’s responsible for performing deal origination and due diligence functions related to prospective investment. Nick works with our portfolio companies on corporate strategy, M&A and follow-on fundraising initiatives, and assists in audit and compensation committee activities such as creating compensation models. He also helps with the planning and coordination of portfolio workshops and assists portfolio company CFOs with budgeting and forecasting.
Prior to joining Georgian, Nick worked as a business valuator at Compass Lexecon in New York, delivering economic analysis and damages assessments in complex international arbitration cases. He started his career in investment banking at Union Square Advisors in San Francisco, where he advised various networking/infrastructure software companies in strategic M&A engagements.
Nick graduated from the Honors Business Administration (HBA) program at the Ivey Business School and holds a Certificate in Business French from the Paris Chamber of Commerce (CCIP).
Did you know?
Nick is a music lover and budding audiophile, supporting independent artists and music technology projects weekly via Bandcamp and Kickstarter. He also built and sold an online independent radio channel/record label called Syzygy Records that reached over 100,000 subscribers.
Areas of Expertise
Software Pricing and Packaging Techniques
SaaS Metrics & KPI Analysis
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