Serena Williams Reveals her investment in Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase
Legendary Tennis player Serena Williams recently revealed her investment in Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase.
Serena revealed all her investments in various companies for the first time on Instagram. She started her own VC firm Serena Ventures back in 2014 investing in various firms including popular Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase.
“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.”
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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.
According to her website, she has invested in more than 30 companies whose market cap is over $12 Billion. Coinbase raised $300 million in October last year at a valuation of $8 Billion, the San Francisco based company raised over half a billion dollars in total since its seed investment back in 2012.
Serena Williams is one of the most successful tennis players of all time, she is a four-time Olympic gold winner and is ranked No. 1 in singles by the Women’s Tennis Association on 8 separate occasions. Moreover, she became the highest paid female athlete in 2018 with an estimated net worth of $180 Million by Forbes.
Apart from Coinbase, her investment also includes razor brand Billie, Wing, a co-working space for women and online education platform, Master Class. Serena also owns her own fashion line – Serena, “Inspired by strong women everywhere”.
In other news Coinbase recently launched its Crypto to Crypto trading platform in over 11 countries, the company is in serious Buidl mode launching new products like Crypto wallets and Visa powered credit card.
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