René Paula

Closed Loop Ventures

René Paula is a Venture Partner with Closed Loop Ventures, an early stage impact investment fund seeking innovative technologies and business models that are accelerating the circular economy.  Closed Loop Ventures invests across the sectors of plastics & packaging, food & agriculture, apparel & beauty as well as supply chain logistics & technology. René is also the Chief Operating Officer of Bionic, an enterprise-growth services company that helps Fortune 500/Global 2000 launch new businesses, make early-stage investments (CVC) and facilitate startup partnerships and acquisitions. 

René is a graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business, where he earned a BS degree in Finance and Accounting, and Columbia Law School, where he earned a Juris Doctor degree.