Tem is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Nomadic Venture Partners, an early-stage
climate tech VC firm decarbonizing the mining, manufacturing, and transportation sectors.
At Nomadic, he focuses on fund strategy, fundraising, portfolio construction, valuation,
and financial analysis.
Before co-founding NVP, Tem was an investment professional at Resource Capital Funds (RCF), a mining-focused PE/VC investment firm (~$4B AUM), managing early to late-stage investments. He de-risked companies, commercialized their businesses, and successfully completed M&As that delivered hundreds of millions of dollars to LPs.Prior to RCF, Tem worked for Newmont Mining Corporation as a mining engineer and then as a project engineer.
He began his professional career as an entrepreneur when he started and operated a transportation company in college to help pay for college tuition and support his extended family.
Tem co-founded MNG Summit, a non-profit organization supporting Mongolian students and early career professionals. In addition, he served as a board member and treasurer of the Colorado Chapter of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) and a board member of the Ulaanbaatar-Denver Committee for the Denver Sister Cities.
Tem received his B.S. in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He likes to golf, hike, cycle, and spend time with his wife and two kids in his free time.