List of Startups Funded by Dia Mirza

Abinaya Arangarajan Abinaya Arangarajan
Nov 14, 2021 5 min read
List of Startups Funded by Dia Mirza

The most iconic Indian actress, producer and social worker- Dia Mirza, who is very known for her social work predominantly works in Bollywood. As everybody knows Dia Mirza is the title winner of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000 and further appeared as the lead role in many Hindi films.

Later; She did her schooling at Vidyaranya High School and graduated from Ambedkar Open University in Hyderabad. While in college, Dia worked as a marketing executive for a media firm. At the same time, she appeared as a model for some TV commercials such as Lipton, Emami, Wallโ€™s Ice Cream, and many more.

After worldwide recognition in attaining the title of ย Miss Asia Pacific International, Dia made her debut acting in Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein in 2000. Following that, she became the most in-demand actress in the 2000s.

Dia Mirza started her own production company- Born Free Entertainment and produced various Hindi films such as Love Breakups Zindagi, Bobby Jassos, and Mind the Malhotras. In 2019, she proclaimed that she was forming a new production house that would accept only raw content. Apart from being a producer, actress, title winner, and social worker, Dia Mirza also funded various brands/startups.

Here is the list of Startups funded by Dia Mirza.

Shumee
Beco
The better Home
UNEP
Tring Icons
Lotus Organics
FAQ

Shumee

In the world of plastic, from children playing with toys to major parts used to manufacture a car, which could harm the environment as well as the safety of the person. In recent times, for a certain age group, say, 2-8 years old are consuming tiny plastic toys that come as a freebie along with the purchase of big toys is literally considered to be the most toxic plastic that is made of chemicals added to PVC.

To avoid this, Meeta Sharma introduced the D2C company which aims to keep development-friendly child-safe toys for children up to the age of 8 years. She bought Dia Mirza as an investor and brand ambassador of D2C Toy in October 2021. Dia Mirza was happy as a mother; about being a part of this organization and to keep her children safe and secured from hazardous toys.

Beco

To minimize plastic waste, Beco is a company that was ultimately introduced to adapt an eco-friendly D2C household product that highlights the durability, safety, and sustainability of home appliances. The actress being an eco-warrior has been casting her support since the launch of the brand- Beco.

Subsequently, in October 2021, Dia Mirza joined the group of Beco and was further scheduled to take part in defining kitchen and home care safety. According to the resources, it is stated that the company Beco has raised around 4 Crores in a seed round that is led by Climate Angels funds, Dia Mirza, and other investors.


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The better Home

Dia Mirza - The Better Home
Dia Mirza - The Better Home

Back in 2020, The Better Home has roped in Dia Mirza as its Brand Ambassador for a beautiful cause. The Better Home alongside Dia has established a range of eco-friendly home care products that will make the planet as well as a home a better place to live.

Dia joined hands with The Better Home to spread awareness about conscious consumption using the brandโ€™s products, and eventually, featuring a strong value system for a healthy home and lifestyle.

UNEP

Dia Mirza - UNEP
Dia Mirza - UNEP

Dia Mirza is a fan of a good environment, and thatโ€™s the reason why she has coordinated with the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). The establishment was responsible for answering any environmental issues happening within the United Nations system. On the other hand, Diaโ€™s contribution to many significant environmental campaigns across India has garnered her the face of the UNEP in India.

In her role, Dia Mirza as the goodwill ambassador of UNEP in India has been working with the United Nations for spreading the message on issues like clean air, water, wildlife protection, and climate change.

Tring Icons

Dia Mirza - Tring Icons
Dia Mirza - Tring Icons

Dia is the kind of person who not only pretends to be good but is also a really good person. Diaโ€™s love for nature is never-ending. In such a way, she as the ambassador of Wildlife Trust of India has decided to be a part of Tring Icons, Indiaโ€™s Largest Celebrity Engagement Platform in 2021, to support and protect India's frontline Forest Staff.

Apart from being an actress, producer, and environmentalist, she has now become a wildlife soldier too. Moreover, she has inspired several people to come forward and help these forest frontline soldiers who are risking their lives to protect and save our countryโ€™s wildlife. Dia initiated this work to illustrate the dangers of wildlife soldiers, including animal attacks, human poaching, no medical accessibility, illegal trading, and road accidents.

Lotus Organics

Dia Mirza - Lotus Organics +
Dia Mirza - Lotus Organics +

In 2021, Dia Mirza was appointed as the brand ambassador of Lotus Organics +, an organic beauty brand known for its wide range of skincare and hair care products. Subsequently, she has appeared in considerable campaigns across digital platforms since the appointment.

Dia Mirza's association with the brand was to primarily create eco-friendly practices and improve on suitability. Meanwhile, the brand is acknowledged for its non-toxic lifestyle and prioritizes the benefits of living life the organic way over artificial and chemical.

Over and above, after her start as a part of Lotus Organics +, Dia has initiated small campaigns on Instagram that could make big differences, such as non-usage of plastic bottles, carrying their own cloth bag, and planting of trees, to reach out to Gen Z.


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Conclusion

On the whole, Dia Mirza is not only a Bollywood star but also an influential environmentalist, producer, social activist, writer, voice for many eco-friendly campaigns, and a wonderful mother.

Dia Mirza has been fighting for various social causes over the years, including the Cancer Patients Aid Association, Spastics Society of India, PETA, CRY, and NDTV greenathon. Besides, her act of saviour towards animals and the environment has made her really one of a kind. ย 

FAQ

What is the net worth of Dia Mirza?

The net worth of Dia Mirza is $2.5 Million.

What is the age of Dia Mirza?

Dia Mirza was born on December 1981 and is 39 years old.

Who is the husband of Dia Mirza?

Dia Mirza is married to businessman Vaibhav Rekhi.

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