According to a report by Business Insider, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her mother, Vrinda KR, have invested in the startup of an environmental intelligence company (Ambee).
Bachchan has made a huge investment in the Bengaluru-based start-up, According to documents consulted on the news site
Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Akshay Kumar have also invested in startups
. the start-up StyleCracker, the technology start-up Kumar in Firness, GOQii, and Padukone in Drum Foods International, which produces Epigamia yoghurt.
This is Bachchan's second known investment in clean technology. About 10 years ago she had invested in wind energy projects in Maharashtra.
Ambee is a product of Datair Technology, a company founded in 2017 by Akshay Joshi, Jaideep Singh and Madhusudan Anand. The company monitors the air quality and has so far installed more than 100 sensors in Bengaluru.
The latest Ambee financing was provided by Venture Catalysts in December 2018. Former Google India CEO Rajan Anandan had already invested in the company.