There is without any doubt no Indian soul in existence who hasn’t heard the name Deepika Padukone. Born in Copenhagen, raised in Bangalore, Deepika Padukone is one of the leading actresses of present-day Bollywood. In this blog post, we are going to discuss the Top 10 Deepika Padukone Investments List, one of the leading actresses of Bollywood.
Apart from being the one of the highest-paid actresses in India, Deepika Padukone has also been bestowed upon with various filmfare awards, Time100 Impact Award and the recognition from Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
Deepika Padukone’s net worth stands at a whopping net worth of INR 500 Cr (estimated) which stems from her extremely successful career in Bollywood but also her large number of strategic investments in various fruitful startups through her venture capital company- Ka Enterprises LLP.
Deepika Padukone, herself has co-founded a modern-day celebrity skincare brand, 82°E alongside Jigar Shah. 82°E, established on November 10, 2022, offers a carefully curated mix of Indian ingredients with scientific compound(s) in its products. 82°E raised a whopping $7.5 M in seed funding from investors like DSG consumer partners, IDEO investors etc.
Deepika Padukone till date has invested in numerous startups, aiding them achieve greater heights through her multi-crore investments. Listed below are these growing, up and coming startups which have incurred hefty investments from Deepika Padukone.
Deepika Padukone Investments List
Headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, Supertails was established in 2021 by Aman Tekriwala, Vineet Khanna and Varun Sadana.
Supertails is a first of its kind, one stop shop platform for pet parents. Supertails works towards providing holistic support to enhance the lives of both the pet and the pet parents. Supertails offers a wide variety of petcare products ranging from petfood to grooming to bedding to medical to accessories and much more. Supertails retails 200+ petcare brands, offering the most extensive assortment of petcare in a single platform all over the country.
Alongside such a wide product range, Supertails also provides online behavioral training services and digital telehealth consultation, carried out professionally and successfully by pet behavioral experts and immensely experienced in-house veterinarians. They even offer one-day deliveries.
Supertails raised a sum of $1 M in its latest funding round (conventional debt) led by Alteria Capital with the participation of 1 investor. Supertails recorded an annual revenue of $1.1 M in FY21-22 and stands at an estimated valuation of $36.6 M as of 2022.
Deepika Padukone invested in a $2.6 M funding round (pre-series A) of Supertails led by Saama Capital and DSG Consumer Partners with the participation of other investors including Whiteboard Capital, Titan Capital and Sauce VC in 2021.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Epigamia was established in 2007 by Ganesh Krishnamoorthy, Milap Shah, Rohan Mirchandani, Rahul Jain and Uday Thakker.
Epigamia is a premium internet first all-natural greek yogurt brand, working towards being an Indian brand that has the potential to match global products. Epigamia offers a wide range of more than 21 products including greek yogurt, mishti doi, lactose-free artisanal curd, yogurt smoothies etc. It offers a variety of healthy snacks without making any concessions with its delicious taste.
Epigamia recorded a sum of $4.39 M in its latest funding round (conventional debt). Epigamia currently acquires 16 institutional and 29 angel investors. Epigamia recorded an annual revenue of $19.6 M in FY21-22 with its total funding standing at an estimate of $79.2 M.
Deepika Padukone invested in Drum Foods International Pvt. Ltd. , the makers of Epigamia in a Series C funding round led by the company in 2019. The amount has not been disclosed yet but the strategic partnership will also make her endorse the brand.
Headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana, BLU-Smart was established in 2019 by Anmol Singh Jaggi, Punit Goyal and Rishabh Sood.
BLU-Smart is the country’s first, app-based ride hailing mobility service. They aim towards hailing every Indian affordable, efficient, smart, trusted and reliable rides. BLU-Smart is India’s first and greatest zero-emission ride-hailing application, working towards creating a more sustainable future for the upcoming generations. It is currently leading in the all-electric ride hailing mobile services in India. They too acquire the biggest web of fast charging stations all over Delhi-NCR.
BLU-Smart raised a sum of $37 M in its latest funding round (Series A) led by BP Ventures with the participation of 8 investors. BLU-Smart recorded an annual revenue of $4.33M in FY21-22 with an estimated valuation of $80.4 M.
Deepika Padukone invested in BLU-Smart in their 2019 funding round (angel round) of $3 M along with other investors like BAJAJ Capital managing director Sanjiv Bajaj and Rajat Gupta, JITO Angel Network etc.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Atomberg was established in 2012 by Sibabrata Das and Manoj Meena.
Atomberg is working towards becoming the Elon Musk owned- Tesla of home appliances in India. It offers a range of smart home appliances including, mixer-grinders, pedestal fans, smart locks, ceiling fans, wall fans, exhaust fans etc. Their fans are inbuilt with programmable timers, remote control capabilities and intelligent sensors. They manufacture their products using IOT to make them greatly energy efficient.
Atomberg has raised a sum of $86M in its latest funding round (Series C) led by Temasek and Steadview with the participation of 5 investors. Atomberg recorded an annual revenue of $48M in FY21-22 with a valuation of $156 M as of 2021.
Atomberg raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Deepika Padukone in its Series B funding round in 2021.
- Website: https://www.atomberg.com
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Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Nua was established in 2017 by Projjol Banerjea, Ravishankar Ramachandran and Swathi Kulkarni.
Nua aims towards making the rough menstrual experience better with enhanced hygiene and comfort. Nua manufactures sanitary pads that are easily disposable
and are even customisable as per the customer’s predilection. The sanitary pads manufactured by Nua are completely hazard-free due to the absence of dioxins, print and bleach. Nua promises to provide a rash-free and leak-free menstrual experience.
Nua offers a hygienic, clean and simple holistic care through their well-kept wellness platform, retailing exceptional products.
Nua raised a sum of $3.16 M in its latest funding round (Series A) led by Lightbox with the participation of 5 investors. Nua recorded an annual revenue of $2.8 M in FY21-22 with an estimated valuation of $44.8 M as of 2022.
Nua raised a sum of $7.1 M in a pre-series B funding round in 2021 led by Lightbox, which included the participation of Deepika Padukone.
Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Purplle was established in 2011 by Rahul Dash and Manish Taneja.
Purplle is an Indian based, multi-brand skincare and beauty retailer. Purplle also acquires the prestigious title of a unicorn company. It showcases a variety of products including fragrances, haircare, skincare and cosmetics from multiple big name brands at the best possible prices. Customers can shop according to their hair and skin type through their online portal.
Purplle raised an undisclosed amount in its latest funding round (Series E) with the participation of 1 investor, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Purplle recorded an annual revenue of $30.5 M in FY21-22 with an estimated valuation of $1.1 Bn as of May, 2023.
Purplle acquires one organization, FACES Cosmetics.
Deepika Padukone has invested in a 2018 funding round (Series B) of Purplle which raised a sum of $2.63 M along with other investors.
- Website: https://www.purplle.com
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Headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, Furlenco was established in 2012 by Ajith Karimpana.
Amir Khan backed Furlenco is a furniture rental service. They offer a variety of furniture, including dining, living, bedroom etc furniture. They even offer other services including relocation and furniture design. Airbnb too has partnered up with Furlenco to provide personalized home interiors. Monthly subscription models are also provided.
Furlenco raised a sum of $36.5 M in its last funding round (Series D) led by Sheela Group with the participation of 1 investor. Furlenco recorded an annual revenue of $18.3 M in FY21-22 with the valuation standing at $122M as of July, 2023.
- Website: https://www.furlenco.com
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Headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, Bellatrix Aerospace was established in 2015 by Yashas Karanam and Rohan M Ganapathy.
Bellatrix Aerospace is a private Indian aerospace manufacturer. It develops orbital launch vehicles and in-space propulsion systems. Presently, the company is developing a nano-satellite launch vehicle, Chetak. Chetak is being designed to launch a number of satellites in the same launch mission and place them on the equatorial. The previous works of Bellatrix Aerospace include the development of MET (Microwave Electro-Thermal Thrusters), which is an advanced kind of electric propulsion for satellites. They’ve also patented MET.
Bellatrix Aerospace in its latest funding round (Series A) has raised a sum of $8 M led by BASF Venture Capital and Inflexor with the participation of 14 investors. Bellatrix Aerospace recorded an annual revenue of $64.7 K in FY20-21 with an estimated valuation of $35 M as of June. 2022.
Bellatrix Aerospace raised a sum of $3 M in a pre-Series A funding round in 2019 which included the participation of Deepika Padukone alongside other investors.
- Website: https://bellatrix.aero
Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters
Headquartered in Delhi, Blue Tokai was established in 2013 by Matt Chitharanjan, Shivam Shahi and Namrata Asthana.
Blue Tokai is India’s fastest growing and largest specialty coffee brand. It is a chain of restaurants (limited service) serving coffee, including a number of standalone roasteries and cafes all across India. They specialize in retailing roasted coffee through its online marketplace portal. Blue Tokai also records a number of partnerships with top corporates and co-working spaces, marquee retail outlets and luxury hotels and restaurants.
Blue Tokai recorded an undisclosed amount in its latest funding round (Series B) led by Ka Enterprises with the participation of 1 investor. Blue Tokai recorded an annual revenue of $10 M in FY21-22 with the valuation standing at an estimated sum of $61.1 M as of December, 2022.
Deepika Padukone participated in a Series B funding round of Blue Tokai for an undisclosed amount in 2023.
- Website: https://www.bluetokaicoffee.com
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Headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, Mokobara was established in 2020 by Sangeet Agarwal and Navin Parwal.
Mokobara has come to fame for its creation of ‘practically-fashionable’, present-day suitcases, luggages, duffels, backpacks and bags. Mokobara manufactures and retails a wide variety of decently priced check-in luggage. Mokobara is an internet first brand, that offers customisable luggage as well. They plan on disrupting the $33 Bn global travel lifestyle industry with far better execution and designs.
Mokobara raised a funding of $3.6 M in its latest funding round (Series A) led by Saama Capital with the participation of 4 investors. Mokobara recorded an annual revenue of $1.64 M in FY21-22 with an estimated valuation of $21 M as of May, 2022.
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Headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, PlayShifu was established in 2016 by Vivek Goyal and Dinesh Advani
With the aim to make screen time meaningful and not mindless, PlayShifu manufactures and retails AR-based STEM educational toys to provide children with educational play experiences through their phygital medium. With the target audience aged between 4-12 years, PlayShifu offers a range of 16 products to build geographical, engineering and critical thinking skills alongside STEAM in children. PlayShifu is available in 15 countries.
PlayShifu raised a sum of $2.28M in its latest funding round (Series B) led by BHarat Fund, Flexor and Athera with the participation of 12 investors. PlayShifu recorded an annual revenue of $1.32 M in FY21-22 with an estimated valuation of $100 M as of May, 2022.
- Website: https://www.playshifu.com
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Deepika Padukone has time and again proved herself to be the best in every sector that she enters, be it her acting career or her investment lineups or even her own startup. No doubt, with Deepika Padukone Investments, all of the above listed companies are going to flourish with the presence of Deepika Padukone as an active angel investor in their startups.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is Deepika Padukone’s business?
Deepika Padukone is the founder and owner of her venture capital company Ka Enterprises and also the co-founder of her beauty line startup, 82°E.
Is Deepika Padukone a billionaire?
Deepika Padukone’s net worth stands at an estimate of INR 500 Cr or $67 M.
Deepika Padukone has invested in which businesses?
Deepika Padukone has invested in a wide range of startups including, petcare startup- Supertails, all natural greek yogurt brand- Epigamia, app based cab hailing service- BLU Smart, home appliances manufacturer and retailer- Atomberg, feminine hygiene products manufacturer and retailer- Nua, multi-brand skincare and cosmetics retailer- Purplle, furniture rental services- Furlenco, Indian aerospace manufacturer- Bellatrix Aerospace, speciality coffee brand- Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters, modern- day luggage manufacturer and retailer- Mokobara and AR-based STEM educational toys manufacturer and retailer- PlayShifu.