Founder & Managing Partner Serena Ventures
Serena Williams embodies style, power, beauty and courage. The longest ranked #1, the most successful female player of the Open Era and prized WTA player of all time, Serena has overcome insurmountable odds to win 23 career grand slams. Not only is she remarkable at tennis, her success with endeavors outside of the sport include film, television, and fashion. Her tennis ability combined with her off-court presence makes her one of the most recognizable names and faces in the world – an icon.
Serena has won a title in all four grand slam tournaments. She has won 73 singles championships, 23 doubles championships, and was also gold-medalist at the 2000 (doubles), 2008 (doubles), and 2012 (singles and doubles) Olympics. In 2015, Serena won four grand slams: Wimbledon, The French Open, The Australian Open, and The 2014 US Open, a feat affectionately known as the “Serena Slam”. With such accomplishments, Sports Illustrated named Serena their “2015 Sportsperson of The Year”. In 2017, Serena went on to clinch the Australian open to win her 23rd Grand Slam title.
Off the court, Serena has become a well-recognized in the business, fashion and entertainment space, In 2018, Serena has used her passion and savvy for fashion to launch her own clothing label, S By Serena, which was been featured at New York Fashion Week 2019, as well as her Serena Williams Jewelry line. On the small screen, Serena released a five-part Emmy award-winning docuseries on HBO titled “Being Serena.” In 2014, Serena began her foray into investing by creating Serena Ventures, her own venture capital firm focused on investing in companies that embrace leadership, individual empowerment, creativity and opportunity.
Serena is deeply committed to other philanthropic causes, supporting organizations such as UNICEF, The S.E. Tennis and Learning Center, The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Race for the Homeless, Stop the Violence, The Special Olympics, and The Arthur Ashe Foundation.