Cricket is the most popular sport in India and the Indian cricketers are well-marketed athletes. For many years, few Indian cricketers have been the face of various brands. Now, they have started investing in startups. This culture booming in the country, Indian cricketers are increasingly showing interest in new ventures, backing them by investing money in what they believe is a promising business enterprise.
Five Indian Cricketers Who Invested In Startups!
1) Yuvraj Singh
The 2011 World Cup man of the series started his own foundation, YouWeCan, after successfully combating a cancerous tumour in his left lung. Established last year, its motivation lies in spreading awareness about cancer and the effects of the deadly disease. A tributary of YouWeCan is YouWeCan Venture, an initiative that provides support to budding entrepreneurs. The startup was launched by Yuvraj Singh in association with Nishant Singhal, a former financial consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC), one of the biggest financial consulting companies in the world.