Paul is Founder and CEO of Villgro Innovations Foundation. Since 2001, Villgro has incubated over 250 innovative enterprises, creating over 4000 jobs, and touching over 19 million lives across India. Paul also co-founded Menterra Venture Advisors, a seed stage impact fund that makes venture investments in for-profit, impactful companies.
Apart from the core of his mission, which is incubating early stage, innovative businesses, Paul has also contributed to building the social enterprise eco-system in India.
Paul was awarded the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002 for his outstanding social entrepreneurship in setting up Villgro. He has also been conferred the Samaj Seva Bhushan Award and the Star Entrepreneur Award.