José Luis Silva Vázquez of Dux Capital and Brian York of Cubbo

Funding & Disrupting

23-11-2022 • 37 mins

In today's episode of Funding & Disrupting, host Keith Herman interviews Jose Luis Silva, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Dux Capital, and Brian York, Co-Founder & CEO of Cubbo. Dux is an early-stage VC firm investing in US-based Latinx founders. They provide funding to groups that have been historically underinvested, overlooked, and underrepresented. Cubbo is a Latin American technology company that fulfills e-commerce orders for direct-to-consumer brands.

  • Why Dux was created and where the name came from
  • Dux’s portfolio, what sets them apart, and how they decide whom they invest in
  • How Dux and Jose Luis came to know Brian and Cubbo
  • Why Brian decided to start Cubbo in LatAm and how they are innovating the supply chain
  • Why Brian likes working with newer VC’s like Dux
  • The importance of having a great team
  • Cubbo’s pivot away from a self-storage concept
  • The due diligence process with Dux
  • Brian's advice to tech founders if they want Dux as an investor
  • Jose Luis’s advice for tech founders in the early stages of raising capital
  • How to get in contact with Jose Luis and Brian

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