Shawn Carter Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 13
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 3
Exits

Shawn Carter General Information

Description

Mr. Shawn Carter is a Co-Founder of Roc Nation. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Director at Marcy Venture Partners. He is a Co-Founder of Tidal. He also is the Founder of Arrive. Jay-Z is the Founder at The 40/40 Club Las Vegas. Mr. Carter is also an Executive at Macy Venture Partners. He is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, earned 14 Grammy Awards, leading him to become one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America with a net worth of approximately $450 million as of 2011.Since 1996, 10-time Grammy award winner, Carter has dominated the rap industry and set trends for a generation. Founder and chairman of Rocawear, he is also co-owner of the NJ Nets, 40/40 sportsclubs, Translation Advertising and Carols Daughter skin line, as well involved in a partnership with Iconix Brand Group. After three successful years as President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings, where he fostered the careers of international stars Rihanna, Ne-Yo and Kanye West, he entered into a partnership with Live Nation to form Roc Nation. Through Roc Nation, he released the Blueprint 3, his 11th #1 album, putting him ahead of Elvis for most #1 albums by any solo artist. In 2010, he added author to his resume and claimed a spot on the New York Times bestsellers list with his critically acclaimed debut book, DECODED. He continues his philanthropic work through his Water For Life initiative and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.

Contact Information

Year Founded
1969
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 9348 Civic Center Drive
  • Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • United States
+1 (310) 000-0000

Shawn Carter Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Impossible Foods 13-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000 00000000 23-Dec-2019 00000 00000 0000 Restaurants and Bars Profitable 00000 000000
0000000000 00000 14-May-2019 00000 00000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 00000000 01-May-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 10-Aug-2017 00 000000000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000000 12-Dec-2016 00000 00000 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000 08-Sep-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Specialty Retail Profitable 00000 000000
0000 17-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Specialty Retail Profitable 00000 000000
JetSmarter 23-Jul-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
JetSmarter 08-Jul-2014 Angel (individual) 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Shawn Carter Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
JetSmarter 05-Jun-2019 Merger/Acquisition
0000 10-May-2019 000 00.00
00000 19-Dec-2016 0000000000
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Shawn Carter Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Shawn Carter Angel Investor 00 0 Beverly Hills, CA
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Shawn Carter Co-Investors (102)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Jay Brown 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Serena Williams 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Accel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Comcast Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
UBS 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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