Jay Z: From Marcy to VC
Axios notes the VC fund will likely focus on "seed-stage tech opportunities".
According to Axios, the rapper and entrepreneur is planning to launch a venture capital fund with his longtime business partner and president of Roc Nation, Jay Brown. Fortunately, this gives us a decent comparison point for the obvious question: Could this fancy-sounding venture capital fund actually have legs?
As if being a music, sports, business and rap mogul wasn't enough, there is word that Jay Z soon to be father of twins, is adding the title of Venture Capitalist to his growing resume.
And of course, the 47-year-old is also co-owner of Tidal streaming services.
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JJ Abrams & Stephen King's Castle Rock series gets 10 episode order
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Jay Z is nearly a billionaire. Jay Brown and Jay Z are now looking for a third partner.
Tidal wasn't his first foray, however.
Last year, Forbes ranked Jay Z third on their Hip Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2016 list, putting his net worth at an estimated $610 million. Since 2012, Shawn Carter and Brown have invested in tech start-ups. At the time, the company was valued at $300 million and it is now valued at $62.5 billion. Roc Nation also invested an undisclosed amount in the private jet startup BlackJet in 2012, but the company shuttered past year. He's also invested in JetSmarter and Uber, according to Crunchbase, which collects VC investment data.
Facebook Inc (FB) Could Live Stream MLB Games This Season, Report Says
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. considers retirement if he wins 2017 NASCAR title
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Donald Trump's state visit is "entirely appropriate" says foreign office minister
The parliamentary debate was triggered by a petition opposing the state visit, signed by more than 1.8 million people. The MPs' speeches were limited to five minutes each with Westminster Hall bursting at the seams literally.
Water from Anderson Reservoir to blame for San Jose flooding
More than 2 inches of rain had fallen in San Jose in the past 48 hours, the National Weather Service said. Because of seismic safety concerns, the reservoir is supposed to only be at 60 percent or so capacity.
China Message to Trump With North Korea Coal Ban: Let's Deal
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Militants Launch Two Rockets Into Israel From Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
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Renault can 'dream of podium' if RS17 hits target, says Jolyon Palmer
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2 police officers, suspect shot in Whittier
Monday in the area of Mar Vista and Colima Road when the shooting occurred, according to Whittier police Officer John Scoggins. Video from KTLA showed windows on a Whitter Police Department SUV shattered, and debris scattered across the road.
Indefatigable Wozniacki and Pliskova reach Qatar final
Today the Czech player was flawless and won in 80 minutes, conquering her second title this season after Brisbane and the eight in career.
Tony Blair is simply spelling out the truth about Brexit
Scottish Labour said Brexit gives the SNP an excuse to argue for a referendum but not a stronger case for independence. He said: "In the airline industry we could be heading for a very hard divorce with Europe".