Monday, 2024 March 4

Video | KrASIA Debunks: Who works harder? VCs or entrepreneurs? 🤔 with Paul Santos

KrASIA debunks myths of the investment realm for you through open and candid Q&As with the practitioners. We ask, so you don’t have to.

In the second episode, we invited Paul Santos, managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners, to take on our challenge. Paul Santos will share the mistakes that founders should avoid in a pitch deck, if there’s a strong drinking culture in VC, and other myths about Southeast Asia’s VC realm.

Wavemaker Partners is Southeast Asia’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 areas as well as precision agriculture, cleantech, additive manufacturing, and laser communications. Recent exits include Moka’s and’s acquisitions by Gojek, Red Dot Payment by PayU/Naspers, and Wavecell by 8×8.

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