Luis Vasquez is a Partner and Vice President of Investor Relations at Frost Data Capital. In addition to communicating with the firm’s limited partners and investors, he is primarily responsible for institutional and financial investment fundraising. He also assists the portfolio companies with their fundraising and investment rounds.
Prior to Frost Data Capital, Luis headed the LaunchPad Accelerator at OCTANe, a venture development organization focused on Orange County, California. During his tenure, OCTANe LaunchPad companies raised over $176 million in seed and early stage equity funding.
Prior to joining OCTANe, Luis was the CEO of a start-up nanotechnology sensor company created to commercialize technology developed at Caltech. He also worked for the Morgan Stanley Equity Research team in New York City and helped develop the US GAAP XBRL taxonomy for XBRL.US and the Security and Exchange Commission.
Luis has an MBA from UC Irvine and a BS from UC Riverside.