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Carmen Palafox

Partner
Make In LA

Carmen’s focus at Make in LA is coaching entrepreneurs in finance and investment, managing fund operations, and developing investor relationships. She was formerly VP at Dimensional Fund Advisors where she scaled operations into new markets, including Latin America, Canada, and Europe. Carmen also served as a consultant to startups in areas such as operations, fundraising, and growth strategy. Carmen has an MBA from Berkeley-Haas, an MA in sports management from USF, and a BA in economics from USC. She is a board member of CCEO YouthBuild, on the advisory board at Santa Monica City College’s Business Department, and a contributing writer for Latinas in Business.

Make in LA ("MiLA") is an early stage venture fund and accelerator created to advance next generation hardware startups (IoT, robotics, wearables, VR/AR, frontier tech, etc.)

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Events featuring Carmen Palafox

Events featuring Carmen Palafox