Today's Unlimited Partner is Paul Santos Founder and Managing Partner at Wavemaker Partners, a VC fund based in Singapore. He's built one of the best performing VC funds by finding a great niche in SE Asia. Wavemaker is based in Singapore. His leadership skills and wisdom are very apparent while listening to this discussion, it's no wonder his reputation is so high. Thomas recently visited SE Asia and almost everyone he met said he needed to talk with Paul.
"Wavemaker Group is a multi-faceted cross border venture capital firm founded in 2003. The firm is dual headquartered in Los Angeles and Singapore and has raised over $580M across multiple funds. We currently have a team of 70 people across both sides of our practice. Wavemaker is one of the most active early-stage investors in Southern California and Southeast Asia and has invested in over 360 companies in the last 17 years. US-based investments include MindBody (NASDAQ: MB), DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and StyleHaul (acquired by RTL). Singapore-based investments include Luxola (acquired by LVMH), ArtofClick (acquired by Xurpas), and Pie (acquired by Google). In Southeast Asia, Wavemaker focuses on enterprise and deep technology companies."
I am your host, Thomas McGannon.
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Conversation begins at 3:45
[0:00:00] Thomas McGannon: Thank you so much for doing this. How have you been doing?