Mr. Nicholas served as a Vice President, Business & Corporate Development of MokaFive. He currently serves as a Managing General Partner of SoMa Capital Advisors. He brings more than 14 years of experience as a venture capital investor and entrepreneur and is responsible for all aspects of MokaFive's business development with software and hardware technology partners. Most recently, he served as Director at TriplePoint Capital and member of the firm's Equity Investment and Sponsor Coverage Groups where he originated venture transactions and managed the firm's relationships with select venture partners. Prior to TriplePoint Capital, Mr. Nicholas founded Transparence, a provider of response management and decision-support software for First Responders and Homeland Security personnel, and presently serves as Chairman. Prior to Transparence, he served as a Director at Princeton Capital, an early stage venture capital firm. While at Princeton, he served as the CEO of Oxford Media Corporation, a digital video technology and services company (acquired by eSynch Corporation). Mr. Nicholas received his Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Brown University and received a General Course Graduate Studies Diploma from the London School of Economics.