Since 2007, the top 75 celebrity investors by number of deals have participated in over 350 funding rounds totaling approximately $4.6B to private companies.
The year 2015 was the most active investment year on record for these celebrities, when they contributed to roughly $2B invested across 101 deals to private tech companies.
In 2016, we have seen celebrity investors—including actors, athletes, and musicians—participate in more than 50 deals totaling over $500M.
Source: CB Insights
By Mawdud Choudhury, CEO of Meedah Group
Meedah INSIGHTS Newsletter Archive