The entrepreneurial spirit is running high in Bollywood, as several young celebrities turn angel investors for a variety of startups! From health-conscious brands to e-commerce platforms, there are a host of enterprises that Bollywood celebrities have associated themselves with. Here are seven Bollywood celebrities who have funded startups and companies in recent times.
1. Deepika Padukone in Greek Yogurt
Deepika Padukone made an undisclosed amount of investment in a popular greek yogurt brand. The fit star, who has often shown her sporty side, is also known to endorse healthy eating. She is not only investor, but will be the face of the brand too.
2. Priyanka Chopra in a Dating App
The actress had an association with a dating app which launched in India, both as an investor and as the brand’s face on its advertisement campaigns.
3. Jacqueline Fernandez in Cold Pressed Juices
Jacqueline Fernandez has been quite the health conscious star, and she put her money where her mouth is investing in a popular brand of cold-pressed juices!
4. Karisma Kapoor in an E-Shopping Portal For Baby Products
Karisma Kapoor took to investing her money in a popular E-commerce platform that exclusively caters to the needs of babies and baby products. She is, in fact, the single largest stakeholder in the enterprise alongside big investment giants like Tiger Global.
5. Arjun Kapoor in a Food Delivery Company
Home-cooked food is a luxury, and online availability of the same is a rare situation! However, with Arjun Kapoor’s investment in one such e-commerce portal, which also has women at the forefront of its workforce.
6. Farhan Akhtar in a Film Discovery App
This app claims to provide all the information you need about the latest film releases, their trailers – and is backed by none other than Farhan Akhtar.
7. Boman Irani in a Social Media Platform for Sports Buffs
Boman Irani turned investor for a first-of-its-kind social media platform intended just for sports fans to connect across the world.