While the Coronavirus Pandemic laid siege to the overall business sentiments for most part of the 2020, many still found opportunities to invest and grow during this time. The Indian crickets were not far behind as many top current and former cricketers put their trust in strat-ups. Be it the Indian cricket captain in all three formats of the game Virat Kohli, or former cricketers like Sourav Ganguli and Kapil Dev, know where they have invested their money – the full story here!
Virat Kohli – Kohli has shown his preference for start-ups and invested in two companies. Kohli has invested in an insurance tech start-up based in Bengaluru. This start-up is Digit Insurance. He has also invested in a fashion start-up called USPL, where he has invested Rs 19.3 cr as investment.
M.S. Dhoni – The former Indian Captain has recently started farming at his farmhouse and the vegetables and fruits grown in there will be exported to Dubai. He has also invested in a Bengaluru-based start-up Khatabook. He is also a brand ambassador of this company.
Ajinkya Rahane – The Vice Captain of Indian Cricket Test Team has invested in a Pune-based agritech start-up Merakisan. He had earlier announced his investment in the start-up.
Gautam Gambhir – The cricketer turned politician Gautam Gambhir has also invested in start-ups this year. The cricketer invested in a health start-up called FYYHealth. The details of his investments in this company are still unknown.
Kapil Dev – The former Team India captain Kapil Dev has invested in many start-ups. The former ace cricketer has invested in 2020 too. He has invested in Harmonizer India. The details of his investments in the company are not known.
Sourav Ganguly – The former captain has invested in edtech start-up Classplus. However, there is no information about the amount of investments in this start-up. Ganguly is also a brand ambassador of this company.