@ Investment Principal, SwissBorg Ventures
Paula Tavangar is a serial entrepreneur and renowned leader within the Fintech, Blockchain, and Quantitative Finance space. Recently, Paula joined forces with Swissborg Ventures, where she occupies a senior level role utilizing her expertise in blockchain technologies and venture capital to lead the investment process and promote deal sourcing.
Her previous experience is mainly sourced from a variety of thriving companies she has either improved and/or co-founded. In 2018, Paula co-founded Genesis Capital LATAM, where she was directly responsible for developing a high-frequency algorithmic trading arbitrage strategy that’s crucial to the firm’s success. She played an active role in managing Quant Arbitrage Fund at the company until transitioning into her role at Swissborg Ventures in 2022. The same year, she also co-founded an Islamic Fintech startup: Wethaq, which serves industry standardization by issuing Sukuks (Islamic bonds) on the distributed ledger.
Paula’s active role in commerce allowed her to take part in the World Business Angels Forum (WBAF) Global Startup Committee. She also had the opportunity to represent the WBAF in the United Arab Emirates as commissioner. Paula holds a B.A. in International Finance and an MSc diploma in Financial Engineering with a concentration in Automated Trading Systems.