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Serena Williams Reveals Her VC Firm Funding Women and Underrepresented Founders

There isn’t much that Serena Williams can’t do. Not only has she been making major moves on the tennis court, but she’s quietly built an impressive tech portfolio. Recently, Williams decided to finally reveal her venture capital firm, Serena Ventures. “I launched Serena Ventures with the mission of giving opportunities to founders across an array of industries,” Williams said in an Instagram post.  “Serena Ventures invests in companies that embrace diverse leadership, individual empowerment, creativity and opportunity.” Serena Ventures was originally founded in 2014 and has quietly funded over 30 companies led by women and underrepresented groups. The companies range across the beauty, food and retail industries. Mayvenn Hair , an online hair extension company, and women-focused co-working space, The Wing , are on the list of Serena Ventures-funded companies. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) In December, The Wing closed a $75 million...

Arriana McLymore

Apr 19, 2019