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Nov 25, 2020

Marcos Gonzalez is the managing partner at Vamos Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund investing in Hispanic and diverse founders.  
 
Over half of LA county is Hispanic. Seems like a great time to be investing in this...


Nov 18, 2020

Great discussion with Arjan Schutte about democratizing prosperity and running Core Innovation Capital, a finTech fund that measures its impact on society and has invested in Ripple, NerdWallet, Synapse, Fundera and more.


Nov 11, 2020

Mark Suster from Upfront explains why the best time to talk to founders about fundraising is 3-4 months after their last fundraise.  
 
He was kind enough to share that framework and others this week on LAV.   #longla


Nov 5, 2020

One of my new favorite LA investors, Petra Griffith, joins to discuss Wedbush Ventures. 

Petra talks about starting a new fund, how she's seen venture debt work well as non-dilutive funding, and lessons on the content business from Netflix and Yahoo.


Oct 28, 2020

Bruce's new $100M fund, Miramar Digital Ventures II, invests early in software and data.  He explains why many VCs have gone back to preferring notes over SAFEs, and other insights on deal preferences and construction.