Serena Williams spoke about her venture capital fund at Davos of the Hamptons

Serena Williams recently took to the stage to talk about her venture capital fund at the exclusive 1640 Society event.

Here is everything you need to know.

Serena Williams addresses her venture capital fund in Davos of the Hamptons

Serena Williams attended an ultra-elite gathering of billionaires and business leaders at the 1640 Society Family Office Wealth Forum. She is also recognized as ‘the Davos of the Hamptons’.

Also, the tennis icon took the opportunity to talk about his latest venture capital fund.

If you didn’t know, Williams runs venture capital called Serena Ventures that she started in 2014. It’s a venture capital firm that focuses primarily on startups with underrepresented founders. It also includes women, Latinos, and African Americans.

The firm has successfully raised $111 million in the inaugural funding round in March 2022.

Also, this comes after he announced that he is preparing to retire after this year’s tournament during an interview with Vogue magazine. Regardless, he is preparing to take the court at the US Open soon.

According to Page Six, the 40-year-old professional athlete spoke to 50 conference attendees from more than 50 companies about her portfolio.

They included early investments like MasterClass and Noom. In addition, he spoke with Alan Patricof of Apax Partners, White House spokesman Anthony Scaramucci, and former Marvel CEO Peter Cuneo.

Additionally, the list also consisted of Tim Draper, Kent Swig, philanthropist Nancy Davis, and Joshua Friedman of Canyon Partners, among many more.

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More about Davos of the Hamptons

The event’s official website states: “The Forum brings together prominent families and philanthropists spending the summer in the Hamptons, New York’s greater community, as well as international families from the Middle East, Europe and Asia seeking a private and exclusive to network, exchange new information and ideas, and hear from leaders in the field.’

The annual conference is by invitation only. It also covers names of powerful families such as Kennedy, Bush, Ford, Rockefeller, Getty, Johnson, Heinz and Musk.

According to a media outlet, this year’s event allowed attendees several opportunities to rub shoulders with their desired party.

Hillary Latos, editor-in-chief of Impact Wealth Magazine, held a luncheon at Libbie Mugrabi’s Water Mill mansion. Editors Adam Weiss and Angela Gorman also joined forces with Latos for the lunch date.

According to recent reports, VIPs enjoyed a candlelit waterfront dinner at Louise Blouin’s home. Blouin previously managed an art media empire. It consisted of works such as ‘Arte + Subasta’.

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