Top 5 weird startup investments by Indian celebrities to date

When popular people back startups which are nowhere related, makes us commend them for enabling and encouraging the startup India to stand up

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

It is heartening to see our favorite celebs going out of the way and indulging in philanthropy and even in areas of their interest like John Abraham in North East United Football Club, Mahesh Bhupati in Sports365 and many more.

But when popular people back startups which are nowhere related makes us commend them for enabling and encouraging the startup India to stand up! Hoping that more celebs and popular people will back innovative startups to enable their dreams.

Here are top 5 non-related backing by celebs till date:

Shilpa Shetty Kundra invests in a real estate business

Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty

Along with her husband, Shilpa Shetty entered a real estate business called Group Home Buyers. It helps customers find the best deals on residential listings at a discounted rate.

Amitabh Bachchan invests in cloud services

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

After Justdial, Amitabh Bachchan invested in a Singapore-based startup called Ziddu which is a cloud service provider. It offers free file hosting for documents, pictures, video, and audio.

Saumya Tandon investing in cab aggregators

Saumya Tandon
Saumya Tandon

Saumya Tandon, who played Kareena Kapoor’s sister in Jab We Met, and now stars in popular television series Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain, made investment in the auto-rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo.

Boman Irani investing in sports social fan engagement platform

Boman Irani
Boman Irani

Boman Irani has turned angel investor after he invested in social fan engagement platform Rooter that connects sports fans and engages them during live sporting events. The key differentiator of the platform is the unique live match prediction game that engages fans during a live match and also connects them with fans in their vicinity through live match prediction game, pre-match quizzes and live match chat forums.

Chetan Bhagat invests in a photo-sharing app

Chetan Bhagat
Chetan Bhagat

Bhagat has shown us his diversity every now and then. Recently he invested in Pulse, which is a new-age photo sharing mobile app that has a combo of articles and user-generated content.

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