Serena Williams will be a guest on the same stage where Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk were in the past. More specifically, the tennis icon will deliver a keynote speech at the Disrupt event in San Francisco, which will take place from October 18 to 20.
«The global startup community comes together each year to discover ideas, collaborate, and celebrate the accomplishments that have defined each founder’s journey and those to come,» the event description reads.
Serena Williams will join Kevin Hart
In addition to Serena Williams, famous actor Kevin Hart and RJ Scaringe, founder and CEO of Rivian, are featured as guests at the event. According to the official Tech Crunch website, «Zuckerberg, Benioff, Musk, Kalanick, Mayer, Dorsey and many other rising stars have been on the Disrupt stage long before they made headlines.
TechCrunch continues to keep the pulse of the startup world and knowing which rising stars to cast for the bright lights of our stage is what makes Disrupt the must-attend event for the ecosystem. Disrupt meets founders who want to master the Silicon Valley equations and provides an experience for enthusiasts who want to be a part of what’s happening and relevant now.»
Serena Williams is a fitting guest for the startup community attending Disrupt because she owns Serena Ventures, an investment firm that does things «differently through outstanding strategies, bold initiatives, and a global network of investors, business leaders, and influencers.
This is the story of Serena Ventures, as described on its official website: «Since 2014, Serena Ventures has championed founders whose insights and innovations level the playing field for women and people of color.
We believe that check writers should be agents of change, which is why we invest in products and ideas that create value for investors, doors for founders and opportunities for everyone to live better.” Related: Serena Williams is one of the most rich usa