'Roger Federer’s following from Futures to Challengers to...', says WTA star



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'Roger Federer’s following from Futures to Challengers to...', says WTA star

Outside of the sports world, Roger Federer and Lewis Hamilton have also established themselves as successful entrepreneurs. Recently, the tennis master and the king of F1 racing invested in a Chilean startup, NotCo. In short, the company develops hamburgers, milk, ice cream and mayonnaise from plants.

On Monday, July 26, NotCo announced the receipt of $ 235 million through fundraising for its Brazilian and North American market. Consequently, its market value grew to $ 1.5 billion, which made it enter the list of unicorn companies.

A unicorn is a tartup company worth more than a billion dollars. Along with Federer and Hamilton, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey also participated in the funding round. In addition, it was the combined effort of the US Tiger Global fund, DFJ Growth Fund and Social Impact Foundation that led the investment.

NotCo previously received financial approval from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer. In the future, the startup hopes to slowly spread throughout the global market. Given the environmental awareness of the product, it has enormous potential in the world of today and tomorrow.

Investments made by Roger Federer In addition to NotCo, the 20-time Grand Slam champion has made numerous investments in various vertical markets. Most significantly, Roger has a gigantic stake in 'On', the Swiss sportswear company.

In addition, the 39-year-old also has a sports management company, Team8. Through the company, Federer has invested in prominent tennis stars such as Juan Martín del Potro and Coco Gauff. In terms of philanthropy, the Swiss teacher created the Roger Federer Foundation and raised more than $ 50 million to improve educational opportunities for disadvantaged children in South Africa.

Federer was expected to partner Belinda Bencic in mixed doubles

Belinda Bencic recently revealed that compatriot Roger Federer messaged her and Viktorija Golubic after their doubles first-round win over second seeds Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara on Sunday.

She also claimed that Federer is keenly following all the tennis events that are going on right now. "For sure, they’re both following everything. Especially Roger," Bencic said. "I know he’s following from Futures to Challengers to Olympics to everything… He definitely knows what’s going on and how we play.

He messaged us after the doubles yesterday, so I'm sure he's watching." Belinda Bencic went on to claim that she doesn't feel the weight of expectations at the Olympics despite Switzerland boasting a rich tennis heritage.

"I definitely don’t feel it," Bencic said. "I think in a country like we have with Switzerland, I think the people are expecting very much. They are very, how do you say in nice words… spoiled to have good results."