Nick joined Pappas Capital in 2023 as a Partner. He has been working with early-stage healthcare and technology companies for over 20 years, as a venture investor, board member, investment banker and advisor. Prior to joining Pappas Capital, Nick was a Managing Partner and Head of Investments at Philips Ventures, where he was part of the leadership team tasked with launching and scaling the venture investment program from 2016 to 2023. During his time at Philips, Nick successfully led a global investment program that was comprised of both direct and fund-of-fund investments, and that was ultimately recognized as a leader in corporate venture capital.

Prior to Philips, Nick spent seven years as a Partner and venture investor with MassVentures, an early-stage technology venture capital firm aimed at fueling high-growth start-ups in Massachusetts. Prior to MassVentures, Nick was a senior technology investment banker with Oppenheimer & Co., SVB Alliant, and Canaccord Genuity, both in Silicon Valley and Boston.


MIT Sloan School of Management (MBA)
University of Richmond (BS, Business Administration)