In our latest podcast, Bernadette Cho (General Manager, Entrepreneur First Singapore) is joined by Paul Santos (Managing Partner, Wavemaker Partners). Paul shares how the role of a founder evolves as startups scale, Wavemaker Partner’s deep tech focus, and why South East Asia’s ripe for innovation.
‘Smart People You Meet at Parties’ is a behind-the-scenes listen into the everyday conversations we have at Entrepreneur First. In this new series, we’ll be joined by founders, investors, and thought leaders in deep-tech.
About Paul Santos
B. Paul Santos is Managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners. He led the establishment of the Singapore-headquartered Southeast Asia (SEA) office in 2012. The firm is SEA’s go-to seed-stage VC for enterprise and deep tech with 100+ investments (85% of total portfolio) in the space. Its portfolio includes startups in software, AI and cybersecurity as well as precision agriculture, cleantech, additive manufacturing and laser communications. Recent exits include Moka’s and Coins.ph’s acquisitions by Gojek, Red Dot Payment by PayU/Naspers and Wavecell by 8×8.