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Hip hop mogul Jay-Z has a new business endeavor is his portfolio: a new venture fund. Deemed Marcy Venture Partners, the fund is launched in conjunction with Walden Venture Capital  managing director Larry Marcus and longtime business partner Roc Nation president Jay Brown.

Jay is no stranger to entrepreneurship, especially when it came to investing his money in more tangible assets. When the Brooklyn-bred MC first started out, he launched his own record label Roc-A-Fella Records because no major would give him a deal. While other rappers put their money in failed liquor and apparel brands, Hov has invested in startups like Uber, AwayJetSmarter, Julep, and Promise, Well, actually, he does have his own alcohol brand (Dusse) and was a majority owner in Roc-A-Wear, he kept on advancing his business pedigree (he did have lunch with Warren Buffett

Let’s see if his savviness continues to rake in the riches.

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Rex Pham

Originally from the Bay Area, who then moved to Los Angeles, then out to New York City. NYU Stern MBA c/o 2014. Inspired by the grind of NYC to create something that has value. Lover of all things digital, culture, and brand strategy.

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