TZL Podcast: Nick Durham and Shadow Ventures

Apr 06, 2023

Randy Wilburn


 Venture Capital Meets Design: Exploring Opportunities with Shadow Ventures and Nick Durham

"You want to be a part of building something that's really important to lots of people." 

- Nick Durham

Get ready to meet Nick Durham, a general partner at Shadow Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage, technology-driven startups within the built environment. With a strong background in real estate finance and a passion for innovation, Nick has an innate ability to spot potential in emerging technologies that can positively impact the AEC industry.

A true industry expert, Nick's journey began in his father's construction business, which ultimately led him to join the media company, Built Worlds, and later co-found Shadow Ventures with founder KP Reddy. With a hands-on approach and a relentless work ethic, Nick is committed to transforming the design industry by supporting and investing in groundbreaking startups.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

  • How Nick and his team explore potential opportunities when it comes to investing in the design industry.
  • Discover innovative technology solutions that can elevate your design firm to new heights.
  • Learn how leveraging AI can revolutionize your engineering project outcomes.

All of this and much more on this episode of The Zweig Letter Podcast.


Connect with Nick Durham:

Shadow Ventures Website

Nick Durham Email

Nick Durham on Twitter

Nick Durham on LinkedIn



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About Zweig Group

Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the industry leader and premiere authority in AEC firm management and marketing, the go-to source for data and research, and the leading provider of customized learning and training. Zweig Group exists to help AEC firms succeed in a complicated and challenging marketplace through services that include: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Valuation, Executive Search, Board of Director Services, Ownership Transition, Marketing & Branding, and Business Development Training. The firm has offices in Dallas and Fayetteville, Arkansas.