Before competing in the US Open, Serena Williams spoke about her venture capital fund at the 1640 Society Family Office Wealth Forum, commonly known as “the Davos of the Hamptons,
” an extremely exclusive gathering of billionaires and business titans. She recently said in Vogue that she will resign after this year’s competition to devote more time to her family and the 2014-founded business Serena Ventures.
In March, she declared she’d raised $111 million. Williams impressed seasoned investors, moguls, and marchers in attendance like Apax Partners’ Alan Patricof, short-lived White House spokesman Anthony Scaramucci,
Tim Draper, Kent Swig, former Marvel CEO Peter Cuneo, philanthropist Nancy Davis, and Canyon Partners’ Joshua Friedman as she spoke to conference attendees about her portfolio of over 50 companies,
including early investments in unicorns like MasterClass and Noom. There were reportedly other opportunities to mingle at this year’s event in addition to the speakers.
A lunch was hosted at Libbie Mugrabi’s Water Mill estate by Impact Wealth Magazine’s editor-in-chief Hillary Latos and publishers Adam Weiss and Angela Gorman. At Michael Loeb’s enormous beachside Meadow Lane estate,
guests also socialized. The house appeared on the television program “Billions.
“The $63 million house was mentioned in bankruptcy court in May and most recently made a list of the top water guzzlers in the neighborhood.