Alejandro Diez Barroso. General Partner @ DILA Capital, a venture capital firm focused on Latin American and Hispanic startups.

2021 is over . . . and what a year it was. I learned a lot this year and I would like to share some of my learnings with you and leave you with my thoughts:

Latin America is a very attractive market. Particularly Mexico, which (especially, in the eyes…

Kavak- The one that got away

There are no mistakes, only lessons.

In 2017 we were fundraising for DILA III. Mexico was in deep need of institutional limited partners, so we organized a cocktail for many of our potential limited partners in the beautiful Hacienda de los Morales in Mexico…

Why we do what we do in DILA Capital

One of our close advisors sent us this TED talk from Simon Sinek:

While this TED Talk is from 2009 and has been viewed more than 50M times, I hadn’t yet seen it! And the very simple, yet very powerful…

On The Origin of Start-Ups

One of my goals for this year was to read more “Classics”. I recently finished Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species. …

“Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.” — Barack Obama

In these last few months, if there has been a common…

a Mexican VC

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