Softbank Kaikaku Fund
Enrique is a serial entrepreneur and a partner at the Softbank Kaikaku Fund, primarily focused on the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Enrique originates opportunities and oversees the implementation of deals and deployment of capital. Having an entrepreneurial background, Enrique stays in close alignment with founders of portfolio companies and works to add value at a strategic level.
Enrique has backed companies in finance and business (F&B), retail, Internet services, and fintech. These investments include Caliburger, a fast growing premium burger brand reaching 50 stores by end of 2016. Enrique also sits on the board of Digital Paradise, which owns and operates Netopia, the largest and only Internet convenience center chain in the Philippines. Netopia is a one-stop-shop for surfing, printing, payments (bills and government services), and remittance.
Enrique also sits on the board of Arthaland (publicly listed real estate developer), IP-Egames (publicly listed games publisher), and other well-known retail and Internet businesses.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Enrique graduated from Middlebury College with a diploma in international politics and economics, and pursued a Master’s degree in entrepreneurship at the Asia Institute of Management (Philippines). He also completed the Owner/President Management (OPM) program at Harvard Business School.
Enrique is on the board of trustees of Asia Society (Philippines), and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
As a member of Class 21, Enrique served his fellowship at the Kaikaku Fund and IP Ventures under the mentorship of Kabir Misra, Managing Partner at Softbank Capital.