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Nov. 22, 2022

Marcos Gonzalez (VamosVentures) - Why he left PE to start a VC fund that invests in minority-led businesses

Marcos Gonzalez (VamosVentures) - Why he left PE to start a VC fund that invests in minority-led businesses

Our guest today is Marcos Gonzalez, Founder & Managing Partner of VamosVentures. VamosVentures is committed to creating a pipeline of diverse VC investors. Their investments include StixDRNXSMYTH, and Suma.


We also discuss:

  • How he invests in both software and consumer businesses
  • Approach to portfolio construction
  • How to increase the number of diverse founders who are venture-backed
  • His diligence process
  • Why he’s bullish about Los Angeles
  • Latin American products that will be adopted by the U.S. & much more

Thank you for listening.