Leonardo DiCaprio Investment in HIPPEAS
Leonardo DiCaprio is a well-recognized name in Hollywood especially for his role in the award winning Titanic. However, this actor also has a knack for investment, with his latest investment being in HIPPEAS which is a natural snack food company. Strand Equity Partners are also part of the investors, investing with the company. The company is well known for its products such as the organic chickpea puffs. The chickpea puffs come in six different flavors. HIPPEAS is quickly becoming a household name in the U.S. and the UK.
This latest investment by both Leonardo DiCaprio and Strand Equity Partners has been received with great excitement by Livio Bisterzo who is HIPPEAS co-founder. Leonardo who is also an environmental activist has also made another investment with Love in the Wild which is seafood brand.
About Livio Bisterzo
Born in Italy, Livio Bisterzo relocated to the UK in 1999. He studied at the University of the Arts in London. Bisterzo started venturing into business at an early age. The businessman is now based in Los Angeles where he lives with his wife and three children and runs his HIPPEAS Company.
Livio Bisterzo first ventured into business in 2003 when he started an event business. He made his way to the top and is now a celebrated businessman. His brands have been featured in Vanity Fair, GQ, The Times, Esquire, The FT, Harpers, and Sunday style. However, in 2010, Bisterzo left the events business and in 2011, he acquired a business called Little Miracles which is a beverage business. Bisterzo built this once small business into a recognizable brand in Europe.
In 2015, Bisterzo founded the Green Park Holdings whose first brand was HIPPEAS. This brand was launched into the market in 2016. In 2016, Livio Bisterzo also made a big move with his family from the UK and settled in Los Angeles. He hopes that through his company, a difference will be made in the food industry. HIPPEAS will also support farmers in Eastern Africa by donating a portion of its sales to Farm Africa.