Jennifer Lopez Takes on Silicon Valley

curated from Fortune.com

Aside from being a recognized singer and actress, Jennifer Lopez is also an investor and chief creative officer of NuvoTv, an English language cable television that focuses on U.S. Latinos.

When Jennifer spoke in front of several hundred people at VentureScape, a conference organized by the National Venture Capital Association, her message was clear. She wants to “build something that’s never been done before.” Her dream is to build a $1 billion business empire that goes beyond the usual celebrity stuff. She wants to include the burgeoning tech industry.

She inspired other entrepreneurs during her talk as well and encouraged them to think big and take risks. “I can do it, so you can do it,” she added.

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