Managing Partner, Wavemaker Partners
B. Paul Santos is Managing Partner of Wavemaker Partners and led the establishment of the venture capital firm’s Singapore-headquartered Southeast Asia office in 2012. Wavemaker is Southeast Asia’s go-to investor for enterprise and deep tech startups - out of 140+ companies it has backed, 120+ (85%) are in enterprise and deep tech. With over US$180 million in AUM across three funds, Wavemaker has seen 10 exits valued at close to US$700 million.
These exits include TradeGecko’s acquisition by Intuit, and Moka’s and Coins.ph’s acquisitions by Gojek. Prior to starting Wavemaker Partners, Paul was an entrepreneur who co-founded six companies and sold three. He started his career as a product manager at Procter & Gamble.