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Nick Adams

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Differential Ventures

Nick Adams is the co-founder and Managing Partner of New York-based seed fund Differential Ventures. Previously, Nick was a Venture Partner at, f.k.a. Flatiron Investors, where he evaluated seed-stage tech companies and led the due diligence for multiple investments.Before joining the venture capital community, Nick held senior sales, marketing and product management roles for software companies that have realized over $1.3 billion in exit value, including: Opower (IPO), RAGE Frameworks (acquired by Genpact), Basware (Publicly-traded on OMX), and Comverge (acquired by Itron).

Nick actively mentors startups out of Cornell Tech, NYU, and Northeastern University and is on the board of ‘Off the Record,’ a non-profit dedicated to the support of venture-backed startup founders. He is an investor on ZeeTV’s startup show ‘Break Through the Crowd’ which follows the journey of several entrepreneurs. Nick has a MSc in Global Finance from NYU and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a MBA in Corporate Finance from Northeastern University and a BA in History from Brandeis University where he played four years of varsity baseball.