Serena Williams spoke about how it felt to attend the New York Fashion Week representing of the fashion line named after her. The American player said: “That went beyond anything we could have ever dreamt of. It was last minute, they were like, ‘We want you in New York Fashion Week,’ and I was like, ‘I get to show at New York Fashion Week!
This is a dream come true! OK, how to do I get to Milan?'” she recalled thinking. “You know, I’m always thinking on the next level, so it’s been some tough days and some great days, but it’s business.
“They just want design feedback and I throw my baby in it and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, this is so much better than that other stroller that I started to hate with all my heart. I don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure out how to work a stroller'"
Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan said: “You have to trust your instinct. We meet with different founders and if they don’t seem like they’re a reputable individual and they’re just in it for a quick run or they’re just in it because it’s cool to raise money or start a company — it’s so not cool, it’s a ton of work — if we see that you’re not really ready to put in those 20 hours sometimes a day, we understand that they may not be the company we want to invest in”.