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After more than a decade working in the corporate world on the East Coast, Derek Smith returned home to a flourishing tech scene that largely excluded people like him.

"I realized that the incredible tech wave sweeping Los Angeles left behind communities from my neighborhoods growing up in South L.A." he said.

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After closing its first fund in December with $25 million in dry powder, VamosVentures, which bills itself as the first Latinx-owned venture fund to focus on Latinx and other diverse founders, decided it could stretch its ambitions.

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On this week's episode of LA Venture, hear from Marcos Gonzalez, the managing partner at VamosVentures, a seed-stage venture fund which invests in Latino and diverse founders. Over half of L.A. County is Latino. A relatively new fund, investments are in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Seems like a great time to be investing in this community! And, Vamos is hiring...

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