Serena Williams and Natalie Portland jump into football and invest in a new women’s team in Los Angeles. According to the National Women’s Soccer League, the team will be able to join the league in 2022.
Among the group of investors, the first with a female majority, there are, among others, Williams’ daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, only two years old, and her husband Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.
“Today – Portman said – we announce the first group owned and led by a majority of women. I am excited to have the opportunity to be a partner with this incredible team of people to bring a team to Los Angeles”. Other investors include Eva Longoria, Uzo Aduba, Jennifer Garner and Jessica Chastain.