David Bitton on Serena Capital’s €300m Fund III and the Operating Partner model; Sorare raises $50m; Xavier Niel funds Hectar agriculture school
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Operating Partner David Bitton of Serena Capital joins our clubhouse discussion to talk about Serena's recent close of €300m Fund III and his role as operating partner in accompanying their portfolio companies. We will also discuss NFT-powered fantasy football startup Sorare's $50m raise from Benchmark, Accel, Antoine Griezmann, Alexis Ohanian, and Gary Vaynerchuk, and then Xavier Niel's investment to launch a 600 hectare agriculture school, Hectar, on a similar model to his free Ecole 42 coding school.
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