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Serena Williams talked about her VC fund at Davos of the Hamptons

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Serena Williams recently took the stage to talk about her VC Fund at the exclusive 1640 Society event.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Serena Williams addresses her VC Fund at Davos of the Hamptons

Serena Williams attended an ultra-elite meeting of billionaires and business leaders at the Wealth Forum of the Family Office Society 1640. It is also recognized as “the Davos of the Hamptons.”

Additionally, the tennis icon took the opportunity to discuss her latest VC Fund.

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

The firm managed to raise $111 million in the inaugural funding round in March 2022.

In addition, this is after she announced that she plans to retire after this year’s tournament during an interview with Vogue magazine. Regardless, she is getting ready 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 such as MasterClass and Noom. Additionally, she spoke with Alan Patricof of Apax Partners, White House spokesman Anthony Scaramucci, and former Marvel CEO Peter Cuneo.

In addition, 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 from the Hamptons, the greater New York community, as well as international families from the Middle East, Europe, and Asia looking for a private and exclusive place to network, exchange information and new ideas and hear from leaders in the field.’

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

According to media, this year’s event allowed those who attended several opportunities to rub elbows with their desired party.

Hillary Latos, editor-in-chief of Impact Wealth Magazine hosted a dinner at Libbie Mugrabi’s Water Mill Mansion. Publishers Adam Weiss and Angela Gorman also joined Latos for the lunch date.

According to recent reports, the VIPs enjoyed a candlelit dinner by the sea at Louise Blouin’s home. Blouin previously managed an art media empire. It consisted of works such as ‘Art + Auction.’

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