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Bollywood, superstar Priyanka Chopra is now a tech startup investor



After mesmerizing everyone with stellar performances in Bollywood as well as Hollywood, the actress and singer Priyanka Chopra have embarked on a new journey. The ‘desi girl’ has recently funded the US-based coding education startup Holberton and the social media and dating app Bumble.

Priyanka Chopra on Thursday tweeted “A new chapter for me! I am so excited to partner with Bumble and Holberton School as an investor. I’m honored to join two companies that strive to expand gender diversity in the tech space and make a social impact for the greater good… let’s do this.”

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According to The New York Times, “Priyanka Chopra had recently toured the office of her new invested company based in San Francisco, A school which uses projects and group learning instead of more traditional courses to tech software development.”

As per the reports, the investment is a part of an $8.2 million round of funding for a Holberton that closed in April and she will join the company as a board of adviser’s and will emphasize support for Holberton’s mission to educate people from underprivileged backgrounds.

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Priyanka Chopra has also invested in an online social and dating app Bumble founded by Whitney Wolfe Herd with the plan of promoting Bumble in India in the coming months.

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In meetings with start-up founders and lined up future investments in between her hectic schedules, Priyanka said “I don’t want to just be one of those people who’re like, ‘Yeah, I want to be on the tech bandwagon — how are they making so much money? ’It’s not about that.”

Adding to this, she said, “She will invest heavily towards the companies with a social impact and the companies which are founded by women.”


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Krishna Mali
Krishna Mali
Founder, CEO & Group Editor of TechGraph.

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