Tennis Legend Serena Williams has announced to her 10.9M followers on Instagram that her company Serena Ventures has invested in a number of startups covering an array of industries. The list of 30+ startups includes Major Cryptocurrency Exchange, Coinbase.
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In 2014, (yes I know I can keep a secret) I launched Serena Ventures with the mission of giving opportunities to founders across an array of industries. Serena Ventures invests in companies that embrace diverse leadership, individual empowerment, creativity and opportunity. Slide right to see a few brands in our portfolio. We have so many exciting things coming up! Learn more at serenaventures.com. Link in bio.
Launched in 2014, Serena Ventures invests in companies that embrace diverse leadership, individual empowerment, creativity, and opportunity. Serena Ventures focuses on early-stage companies, mentoring young founders and taking burgeoning entrepreneurs to the next level. Serena Ventures boasts of 60% Diverse Founder Investments and 12B Market Cap of Portfolio.
Serena Williams is the winner of 39 Major titles and was ranked world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She is also the winner of 4 Olympic Gold Medals.
This high profile investment leads to a wave of predicted investments by mainstream Venture Capitalists in the crypto and blockchain sector. In a recent article, Reuters reports that “Venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain startups that included funds from corporates have raced to $850 million so far this year”
Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies. Coinbase has 20M+ users and serves 42 countries. Apart from Serena Ventures, Coinbase boasts of raising $217M from world’s leading investors.
Coinbase has been taking major steps in the recent times with initiatives like announcing a Debit Card for customers in the UK and EU, adding new coins & tokens to their Platform, Coinbase Custody launching Tezos Cold Storage Staking Services.