Garcia -Amaya Brothers
Tech Founders / Investors
Who we are
The three brothers have raised close to $45M in funding from top investors in Silicon Valley and NYC for their corresponding technology companies in the Artificial Intelligence, MarTech, and Fintech verticals.
CEO | ILUMA
Ricardo is a seasoned Silicon Valley tech founder (10 years & $10M venture backed). Currently, he is the founder & CEO of ILUMA, Palentir for the enterprise to prevent million-dollar problems.
Ricardo is a founding governance committee member of the leading and most influential tech DAO in the world; the Orange DAO (1,500+ YCombinator alumni building the future of web3 & a $80M fund).
Previously Ricardo was the founder of VOIQ ($7M raised) backed by YCombinator and other top Silicon Valley investors, building Voice Conversational AI products.
Ricardo is the founder of YCombinator Alumni ($400B valuations) and also founded the Top American Latinx Tech Leaders ($16B in founder exits and $120B AUM by VCs). He was recently recognized as a Silicon Valley Top Diverse Tech 40 Under 40. Ricardo is an Aspen Institute Innovator Fellow as well as an NYU Stern Berkley Center for Innovation fellow.
Ricardo has an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in Politics from NYU.
CEO | MULU LABS
Hi there! I'm Alejandro, founder of AnswerBite; AI saving event teams time turning panel discussions into engaging social media content in minutes. In my previous MarTech company, I signed over 130 Fortune 500 clients across 4 continents.
I love building communities such as the Techstars Alumni Group ($99 Billion in valuations) and the TopLatinxTechLeaders ($66 Billion in aggregate exits and $120 Billion to invest). My podcasts the CMO Spotlight, and Zero to Billions share best practices from Fortune 500 CMOs and the founders of billion-dollar companies.
I love working with and meeting people who are passionate, kind, sincere, curious and don’t take themselves too seriously.
CEO | ZOE
Andres is founder/CEO of Zoe (Zoefin.com,) the Fin-tech company set to reinvent wealth management. SoftBank took Zoe's entire $10M Series A and he is currently closing his Series B. You can follow him @andrgarc on Twitter.
Prior to Zoe, Andres was an Executive Director at JP Morgan Asset Management (JPAM) which oversees $1.3 trillion in assets under management. At JPAM, under his role as an Emerging markets quantamental macro research analyst, Andres created innovative tools to measure country economic risk as well as long term economic forecast which where incorporated into the team's investment process. Prior to that role, Andres was a global macro strategist providing insights to top financial advisors around the country.
Andres is consistently ranked as a top speaker at major industry conferences. He is a regular guest at CNBC, Bloomberg, PBS' Nightly Business Report, and is often quoted in the financial press. In 2013, Andres was recognized in Toigo's 40 Under 40 rising star in finance.
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya, Founder & CEO of ILUMA, presents at Techstars Demo Day in front of over 300+ tech leaders.
Ricardo spoke on a panel at EthDenver next to his Co-Founder and COO, Jessica. The panel touched upon how communities can leverage AI to gain the edge of information asymmetry and the unique value that Orange DAO brings to portfolio companies. Alejandro moderated the panel.
Ricardo's keynote on the past, present & future of AI Voice for Business at the Global AI Voice Conference. 200+ tech leaders in Silicon Valley.
Ricardo - speaker at the Aspen Institute’s Innovators panel, alongside former CEO of Accenture, Jorge Benitez, exploring the challenges & successes of Latino Entrepreneurship in the US.
Alejandro Garcia-Amaya presents at the 6th Annual Investor Forum hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.
How it all started
We are three American Latino tech founders based in San Francisco, New York City, and Miami backed by top Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley investors.
Our ongoing success is owed to our parents, a long list of mentors and by working together being each others' best friends, mentors and advisors.
This latter strength has been critical to sharing relationships with over 5,000 top investors, industry leaders, and social leaders in the US.
If you are an early minority tech founder, or a student thinking of your next professional move, we want to meet you and offer assistance through your journey.
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