Jay Z has some successful business experience, which he could possibly share with some Wall Street executives at the upcoming Robin Hood Foundation Investor Conference.
According to a report by CNBC Thursday, May 27, Hov is expected to discuss his business career, how he created a multi-billion dollar brand and how he uses data to help with the investment deals he has made. Additionally, Jigga could drop gems over his recent deal with the financial technology firm of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Square Inc., which allegedly bought streaming service TIDAL from the music mogul for $ 350 million.
John Griffin, chairman of the board of directors of Robin Hood and founder of US hedge fund Blue Ridge Capital, told CNBC yesterday: “We are especially delighted to welcome Jay-Z, one of the greatest entrepreneurs of his generation. , to speak at the conference. He embodies the visionary, cutting-edge investor who shares our stage each year to provide expert insight while supporting the measurable and sustainable programs Robin Hood operates to lift New Yorkers out of poverty. “
The virtual event is scheduled to take place on June 16 and will serve as a fundraiser for Robin Hood, an organization that benefits underserved communities.
This will be the first time Jay-Z will be a speaker for the annual conference.
Besides Roc Nation CEO’s latest deal with Square Inc., he also launched its own cannabis line, Monogram, in partnership with California-based marijuana company Caliva.
Earlier this year, Jay also sold half of his Ace of Spades brand — formerly called Armand de Brignac — to LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton).
Money moves and Jay-Z makes them.
XXL contacted a Jay-Z rep for comment.
Any guesses on dollar amounts before looking?