Jair Paula Jr

Venture Partner


Jair is a Partner at RLC Ventures and has been an active angel investor for the past 7 years.

He previously successfully scaled a business in the Hospitality & Events industry in Brazil and following that he formed part of the Investment team of a family office based in London where he focused on supporting startups with their international expansion.

Jair is passionate about music - in his spare time he enjoys listening to his vinyl collection, producing new songs with friends and playing as a DJ at various events.


Jair's experience as an international founder and investor enables him to relate to the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the early days of building a company, as well as when expanding to new markets.

More recently, he has been focusing on Fintech and on the development of a cross-border strategy that will enable our portfolio companies to expand to new markets more easily.

He has a particular focus on B2B Software and Fintech.

Get to know me

Favourite Quote?

“You don´t have to fight to be better than anyone, you have to fight to be better than yourself everyday”

Who is your Hero?

My dad

Childhood Dream Career?

Football player

Favourite Documentary?

Blue Planet II

Desert Island Item?

Record player

Bucket list experience?

1-week survival challenge in the Amazon rainforest