Arumugam Aramvalarthanathan

Aru is Co-founder and Partner at GestAlt Network, a Bangalore-based private investment partnership. He is also mentor, board and IC member at CIIE.CO and the Bharat Fund platform as well as IC member at Ascent Capital. He has 25+ years of investing experience, including as Asia Head of Rothschild’s PE business. Aru studied at BITS, Pilani and IIM, Ahmedabad.

Hyunjoo Je

Hyunjoo Je is Managing Partner at Envisioning Partners, an impact investing VC based in Seoul, Korea. Envisioning Partners was established in 2021 by key investment professionals of Yellowdog, one of the pioneer impact VCs in Korea. Hyunjoo, prior to Envisioning Partners, led Yellowdog as CEO and used to work at Carlyle Asia Buyout Fund, Credit […]

Kevin Moss

Kevin is currently a Senior Risk Management Specialist at the Asian Development Bank responsible for managing ADB’s ~$500 million direct equity portfolio, with investments in financial institutions, infrastructure, healthcare, agriculture, and education. He has ~15 years of debt and equity investment experience in Asia. Kevin studied at Columbia University (MBA) and New York University (Juris Doctorate).

Paul Santos

B. Paul Santos is Managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners, Southeast Asia’s go-to early-stage VC for enterprise and deep tech. He led the establishment of the Singapore-headquartered Southeast Asia (SEA) office in 2012. 120+ out of the 140+ (85%) portfolio companies the firm has invested in since 2012 are in enterprise & deep tech. Wavermaker’s portfolio includes startups in software, AI and security as well as precision agriculture, cleantech, additive manufacturing and laser communications. Recent exits include TradeGecko’s acquisition by Intuit, Moka’s and Coins.ph’s acquisitions by Gojek, Red Dot Payment by PayU/Naspers and Wavecell by 8×8. Prior to starting Wavemaker, Paul was an entrepreneur who co-founded 6 companies and sold 3. He started his career as a product manager at P&G.