Paco Sandejas Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 2


Paco Sandejas General Information


Mr. Paco Sandejas serves as Managing Partner at Narra Venture Capital. He serves as Mr. Sandejas is the Founder and serves as Executive Chairman at Stratpoint. Investor at Phunware. He served as Board Member Astute Networks. Paco Sandejas, Ph.D. is the Managing Partner of NarraVC. He also serves as the Managing Director of BGN Ventures, a Philippine-based management and consulting company focused on technology ventures in the same space as NarraVC. During his stint as Vice-President of H&Q Asia Pacific, Paco was directly responsible for profitable returns on US$30 million of venture investments in the fields of communications, semiconductors, and internet infrastructure. He was a member or observer on the boards of various US and Philippine HQAP companies. Paco was also responsible for Product Marketing and Management for Applied Komatsu Technology's Etch Product Division. AKT is now the flat panel division of Applied Materials, the world's largest semiconductor equipment supplier. He has also worked as an Engineering Consultant to MEMS and microdisplay companies. He completed his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and completed his Bachelor's of Science of Degree in Applied Physics from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. At Stanford, Paco co-invented with Professors David Bloom and Olav Solagaard the world's first Grating Light Valves, a silicon MEMS spatial light modulator. The GLV is a fundamental technology that is being used by Silicon Light Machines (acquired by Cypress) and by Lightconnect for optical communication systems. The GLV is also being used by Sony to develop advanced display systems. Paco is an active consultant with the Philippine Government and engineers to increase the economic contribution of IT companies to national growth. He sits on the board of Digital Philippines, and is part of the IT E-Commerce Council (ITECC) chaired by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He is a co-founder of the Brain Gain Network, a web platform connecting the Filipino diaspora, making their ideas into realities to help spur the Philippines' growth technologically and economically.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Asian Star Building, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang
  • Unit 2202, 22nd floor
  • Metro Manila, Muntinlupa 1781
  • Philippines
+63 (02) 000 0000

Paco Sandejas Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Thrift 09-Nov-2022 Seed Round 00000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000 00000000 00.0
000000 18-Apr-2019 00000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
00000000 11-Jul-2011 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 00000000 00.0

Paco Sandejas Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Phunware 27-Dec-2018 Reverse Merger 000.00
00000000 000000000 00000000

Paco Sandejas Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Paco Sandejas Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Paco Sandejas Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 0 Metro Manila, Philippines

Paco Sandejas Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Correlation Ventures 1 Series chart Industry bar
Headline 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MHS Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NextView Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 0 Series chart Industry bar