Meet Paul Asel -
Paul Asel

Paul Asel

Managing Partner NGP Capital


Paul Asel is Managing Partner of NGP, a global technology investor with $1.2 billion under management operating in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Paul has realized over 20 successful investments, including 5 IPOs and four $1B+ exits of which UCWeb and Ganji were two of the largest technology acquisitions in China. Other successful exits include KongZhong (KZ: NASDAQ), DQ Entertainment (DQE.BO), Gridsum (GSUM: NASDAQ), Morpho (IPO Japan), Madhouse (Blue Focus), Whistle (Mars), CityMaps (TripAdvisor) and Intermedia. He has been engaged in acquisitions and IPOs valued cumulatively at over $25 billion. Paul is currently on the Boards of Fetchr, Gigwalk, and Workfusion and an investor in Lime, Juvo, and Xnor. Prior to NGP, Paul led technology investments in Asia at the International Finance Corporation. Previously, he oversaw M&A and investments at Cadence Design Systems and worked at Merrill Lynch in investment banking.

He received an MBA from Stanford and a BA from Dartmouth. Paul is the co-author of Upward Bound: Lessons of How Nine Leaders Achieved their Summits. He has served as an Advisory Board member at the University of Baltimore and Adjunct Professor of International Entrepreneurship at the George Mason School of Public Policy.

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