August 26, 2022

Angeles Investors Announces The Top Firms Investing In Hispanic Latinx Startups

Angeles Investors have announced the winners of this year’s Estrellas award.

The line-up features a collection of the top 40 funders and venture capital firms investing in Hispanic and Latinx startups. 

This year’s cohort exemplifies leadership in investing in top startups and Hispanic and Latinx founders, among the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. economy.   

“It’s exciting to see the number of top funders and venture capital groups investing in Latino startups grow,” said Adele Cepeda, Angeles Investors Board Chair and Director at BMO Financial Corporation. 

“In 2020, we started Angeles Investors with the goal of making the venture capital industry aware of all the Latino startup community has to offer. Fast forward two years, we now have a list of 40 Estrellas who are helping us to achieve this goal, and we’re just getting started.” 

The founders featured in this year’s list include; Backstage Capital10x Capital, 500 GlobalAcrew CapitalAct One VenturesAlumni VenturesBBG VenturesCap Table CoalitionChingona Ventures, and more. 

The two-day event took place in person in Chicago on August 18, winners were able to meet and connect with one another. Accredited investors also had the opportunity to hear a few of America’s top startups pitch for funding. 

Kumba Kpakima

Kumba Kpakima is a reporter at POCIT. A documentary about the knife crime epidemic in the UK got her a nomination for the UK's #30toWatch Young Journalists of the Year.