• Jay-Z has a new venture fund and a Silicon Valley partner

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Jay-Z is behind a new venture fund called Marcy Venture Partners that is being launched with Walden Venture Capital managing director Larry Marcus and longtime business partner Roc Nation president Jay Brown, according to California regulatory filings .
    The fund was first reported by Axios. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is no stranger to the venture world. The rap artist, producer and entrepreneur invested in Uber's Series B round in 2011 when the company had a pre-money valuation of $300 million. Jay-Z has also invested in JetSmarter and Julep. Roc Nation backed Promise , a decarceration...
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  • Jay Z has quietly filed paperwork to launch an investment firm that might be named after his childhood home

    Jay Z has quietly filed paperwork to launch an investment firm that might be named after his childhood home

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Jay Z has filed new paperwork for a venture firm called Marcy Venture Partners along with Walden Venture Capital managing director Lawrence Marcus and Roc Nation president Jay Brown.
    Last year, it was reported that Jay Z was planning on launching a fund along with Sherpa Capital.
    Jay Z is expanding his efforts in venture capital according to new paperwork that was filed with the state of California sometime last month.
    Along with Walden Venture Capital managing director Lawrence Marcus and Roc Nation president Jay Brown, Jay Z, otherwise known as Shawn Carter, is creating another fund...
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  • Jay-Z has quietly filed paperwork to launch an investment firm that might be named after his childhood home

    Jay-Z has quietly filed paperwork to launch an investment firm that might be named after his childhood home

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Jay-Z has filed new paperwork for a venture firm called Marcy Venture Partners along with Walden Venture Capital managing director Lawrence Marcus and Roc Nation president Jay Brown.
    Last year, it was reported that Jay-Z was planning on launching a fund along with Sherpa Capital.
    Jay-Z is expanding his efforts in venture capital according to new paperwork that was filed with the state of California sometime last month.
    Along with Walden Venture Capital managing director Lawrence Marcus and Roc Nation president Jay Brown, Jay-Z, otherwise known as Shawn Carter, is creating another fund...
    Read more ...