With the world moving fast and new innovations emerging at every corner, it does not come as a surprise to see people investing in unique businesses. And celebrities are no different. Many celebrities are also supporting and investing in some spectacular ideas.
If you are a vegan whose weakness is bacon, then here is some good news for you! Robert Downey Jr. invested in a vegan start-up that makes bacon from mycelium.
2. Leonardo Di Caprio
Robert Downey Jr. is not the only one investing in plant-based foods, because Leonardo DiCaprio also did back in 2017! Di Caprio has invested in plant-based startup, Beyond Meat.
.@BeyondMeat's plant-based Beyond Burger uses 99% less water, 93% less land, nearly 50% less energy & generates 90% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than what it takes to produce one 1/4 lb. U.S. beef burger. Proud to be an investor in the #futureofprotein. https://t.co/zpO0N6mpPe pic.twitter.com/NVN5PoVCCP— Leonardo DiCaprio (@LeoDiCaprio) September 26, 2018
Technology is being used everywhere, even in healthcare! Auston Kutcher invested in SteadyMD, a telehealth company that provides digital healthcare services. But that is not the only investment made by Kutcher! In fact, Kutcher is one of the biggest celebrity investors. He made investments in Airbnb, Uber, and Skype, among other businesses. Kutcher alongside his other partners were able to turn $30M funds to $250M within six years through their investments.
One of the investors in the digital wellness brand, Headspace, is Jessica Alba. Headspace is not only about wellness and health, but it also offers some great meditation through its app. Jessica played it right for investing in something that is essential for our health and wellbeing!
Scooter Braun was one of the people who invested in startup virtual concert specialist, Waves. The startup allows fans to watch their favorite artists performing as digital avatars, and in a time when the world is moving rapidly towards technology, this just might be the future of concerts.
“I want to work with today’s most forward-thinking leaders in music and technology. the future of the industry depends on it.” - Scooter Braun
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