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.

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