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Paul Drews

Managing Partner

Based in San Francisco, CA

Paul is Managing Partner at Salesforce Ventures. Paul focuses on application and infrastructure software investments across all stages. He is currently a board observer at Airbyte, Astronomer, and Vivun, and is actively involved with investments in Class Technologies, Databricks, Lyra, Monte Carlo, Starburst, Vercel, and VNDLY (acquired by Workday).

Prior to joining Salesforce Ventures, Paul was a partner at Tenaya Capital, where he led investments in companies including Concord and Streamsets (acquired by Software AG). He was formerly a vice president at Battery Ventures, where he was actively involved with the firm’s investments in companies including Collibra, Jfrog (NASDAQ: FROG), Opsgenie (acquired by Atlassian), and Streamsets. Paul holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in economics from Duke University.

Paul Drews Welcome, Runway!


Welcome, Runway!

Announcing our investment in Runway, a pioneer in democratizing AI tools for a new generation of storytelling and content creation.

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Paul Drews Welcome, Anthropic!


Welcome, Anthropic!

Our investment in Anthropic, an AI safety and research company that's working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems.

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