Bollywood is an industry that has a lot of money rolling in and out, and it has proven to be a great help for young entrepreneurs out there. Deepika Padukone has recently invested some of her share in Drum Foods International Pvt. Ltd, the maker of the yogurt brand Epigamia on Tuesday. However, she is not the only one who has invested in business there are many actors like Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, among others, who have funded startups. Not only startups but some celebrities out there invests in Companies and NGOs as well.
Here are the celebrities that have invested in Startups.
Deepika Padukone has invested in Drum Foods International Pvt. Ltd. The company is the maker of yogurt. The investment was done via KA Enterprises Llp, her strategic initiative arm.
Amitabh Bachchan has invested $250,000 in Ziddu with his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan. Ziddu is a cloud service provider and is run by Meridian Tech.
Priyanka Chopra invested in a dating app Bumble when it entered in India. She not only invested in the app but also became the brand ambassador of the same app. The Bumble app is a female-centric app.
The actress invested in a startup called GOQii which make wearable and preventive healthcare devices. The startup was founded in 2014 by Vishal Gondal.
The actress invested in e-tailer for baby products owned by Nest Childcare Services Pvt Ltd. She owns 26% stakes in the business.
Saumya Tandon is a proud investor in the app Jugnoo. Jungnoo is an app exclusively made to find Auto rides like ola and uber.
Rannvijay Singh has invested Rs 75 lakh in Liftiee. Liftiee is a car and bike pooling app.
Actor Boman Irani invested an undisclosed amount in Rooter. Rooter is a social media platform for sports fans all around the world. It is solely created to discuss sports when its season is on.
Farhan Akhtar has invested in Flickbay which is a film-discovery app.
Manoj Bajpayee has invested in Muvizz which is an OTT and video-on-demand startup. This startup was founded by two friends Abhayanand Singh and Piyush Singh.