Celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher, U2's Bono, Kim Kardashian, M.C. Hammer and Justin Timberlake were noted to be investing in the tech industry. As they joined the ranks of business entrepreneurs, they also revealed career tips along the way. Moreover, their participation in the tech industry has transformed the business world in more ways than one.
In one of the recent post from SEJ, more celebrities have been known to partake in the era of pooling their resources into tech and innovations. Some have even been spotted in the mighty tech region of Silicon Valley. It stands to reason that Hollywood stars have seen the potential of investing in the tech industry and their involvement, the world of business has attained a new level of change.
Celebrity investment is unique and influential because celebrities are constantly on the limelight. Any celebrity whether U2's Bono, Kim Kardashian, M.C. Hammer or Justin Timberlake have the capacity to offer branding and financial resources and in return gain a percentage of the company.
In line with that, the partaking of celebrities is also helping startup industries to thrive and contend in the aggressive world of business. According to Ellen's own words, "Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and lost and you see a path. Then, by all means, follow that path."
Basing on that, it can be reckoned that Ellen had seen the potential that the tech industry can bring and can offer to the table. She has foreseen its path to greatness and thus invested her resources on it as well. For Kutcher, he has seen the relevance of investing in tech companies. To prove the latter, Investopedia reports, "Kutcher is a major technology investor, with investments in Skype, Foursquare, Uber and Airbnb under his belt."
It stands out that a new age is looming on the horizon. The rising trend of celebrity investments has changed the way tech industries perceive the world. It is anticipated that Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher, U2's Bono, Kim Kardashian, M.C. Hammer and Justin Timberlake are just the beginning of change and transformation of the tech sector and the conglomerate world.