Indian cricketer Mohit Sharma has invested an undisclosed amount in Noida Based startup Crossahead, which is a social networking platform connecting artists and consumers.
Crossahead allows artists to list themselves and create their profiles on the platform and provides consumers the option to search for professional artists to manage their creative chores.
“In this era where market has gone online, Artists community seems to have been highly unorganized and Crossahead aims at bringing all the professional artists on a single platform, therefore making it easier for all the users to find an artist of their desire online. Crossahead is creating an ecosystem wherein the Job Opportunities for artists are generated and bridging the gap that prevails in between the artists and the common people whether it be the problem of artists with all the talent not receiving due recognition amidst the masses or the trouble and hassle people face while looking for professional artists to help them for their creative requirements.” says Vishvendra Chaudhary, cofounder at Crossahead.
The startup claims to have around 10,000+ verified artists listed on its platform.
In recent years, many cricketers have shown interest in the startup world, and have raked up am impressive portfolio of investment. Yuvraj Singh’s fund YouWeCan ventures has invested in a total of ten startups including Vyomo, Healthians.com and Sporty Beans, and Robin Uthappa has invested in HealthEminds and Itiffin (now defunct).