Serena's Midas Touch: 9 Unicorns Backed by Serena Ventures

By: GWL Team | Friday, 12 April 2024

Serena Williams’ active participation in the investment game has come to fruition with 14 companies backed by her reaching Unicorn status. Followed by her uber-successful tennis career, Serena has been making incredible progression in the business realm with her VC firm, Serena Ventures.

The business sphere has always been dynamic in nature and everyday brings something new and unique that worth our interests. Besides building organisations, investments are the new customary in the contemporary business community in order to get involved in the game.

Recently, in the investment realm, a name is making rounds on the internet, Serena Williams. A legend in the global tennis world, Serena has been making history with her investments via her venture capital firm, Serena Ventures which was established in the year 2014. A champion of the under-represented , Serena Ventures supports 79 per cent of under-represented founders, 54 per cent of women founders, 47 per cent of black founders and lastly, 11 per cent of Latino founders.

Serena’s investment game changed when 14 organisations from her portfolio reached Unicorn stage. She said in her statement, “Perhaps I’ve invested, in my personal portfolio, in over 85 companies and I also have about 14 unicorns.”

*What is Unicorn Stage? A privately-held organisation/startup holds the ‘unicorn stage’ title, when it reaches a valuation of $1 Billion.

Let’s meet 9 firms backed by the ace tennis legend, that attained Unicorn status.

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