RapGenius.com - Nas - The rapper is an advisor for this site that that allows users to read, analyze and explain their favorite songs. He signed with them as their first "Verified rapper" in 2012.
Chromatik - Bruno Mars - Modernizes the way musicians use sheet music to collaberate, practice and perform. It makes the workflow of performers more efficient, replacing paper sheet music with a digitized version that is more organized, flexible, and easily shareable. It also offers a library of free sheet music.
Backplane - Lady Gaga - Lets anyone build and monetize their own social network. It started off as just being for celebrities and big brands, but they recently pivoted.
Casamigos Tequila - George Clooney and Rande Gerber (Cindy Crawford's husband) - So smooth, you can skip the lime or salt.
Ferguson Crest - Fergie and her dad Pat - Founded in 2006, this six acre winery in Santa Barbara County features a wine named Fergalicious (a red blend of cabernet, Grenache, and merlot).
Moonfrye - Soleil Moon Frye ("Punky Brewster") - A family oriented company co-founded by the former child star, it offers 2 products: A photo/moments sharing app, and the more recently launched P.S. XO app which is for party planning.
Unreal Candy - Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Brady, Giselle Bundchen, John Legend, and Jillian Michaels - Offers "junk-free, all real versions" of popular candy bars.
Dualstar - Olsen Twins - Mary-Kate and Ashley have been co-presidents of the company since 2004, which sells to the teen market with products in areas such as home decoration and fragrances. They also have beauty and fashion lines, and have reportedly amassed a net worth of over $100 million.
Canaryhop - Andy Samberg - The Saturday Night Live star is a spokesperson and investor in this marketplace website that connects people who are looking for a tour of a city, want to learn a new talent, or are interested in discovering new activities, with tour guides and activity providers.
What The Flicka - Felicity Huffman - A blog site and community for moms.
Stipple - Justin Timberlake - Helps companies make more money from their online images through image tagging. Their technology enables anyone to share interactive content (embedded videos, music, shop buttons, etc.) from a single post or image.
SHFT - Adrian Grenier (Entourage) - Co-found of this lifestyle platform created to convey a more sustainable approach to the way we live through film, design, art and food.
YOPIMA (Your Opinion Matters) - T.I. - The rapper provided funding for this smartphone app that aims to answer one of life’s most asked questions: "Where’s the party at?". It lets users know where the hottest parties are happening and what is going on there, such as the drink specials, V.I.P. lines, people who are going to be there, and inside reviews of the place.
Viddy - Jay Z, Will Smith, Shakira, and skateboarder Rob Dyrdek - A popular photo and video sharing app.
Crowdrise - Edward Norton - The actor co-founded this charity crowdfunding site that allow users to register their own charitable causes or donate to to established ones. CrowdRise believes that if you make giving back fun, more people will do it and more money will be raised.
ShoeDazzle - Kim Kardashian - Co-founded by Kim in 2009, it is an online fashion subscription service for shoes, handbags, and jewelry. In 2013, due to its huge success, it was acquired by rival JustFab.
Hello Giggles - Zooey Deschanel - The actress and singer co-founded this online community for smart, independent and creative females.
Wash.io - Ashton Kutcher, Nas, Calvin Harris, Scooter Braun - Dubbed "the Uber of laundry", it is an on-demand dry cleaning app that allows customers to select pickup/drop off times from their mobile device and Washio worker will take away your dirty clothes and return with clean, folded clothes in 24 hours.
Gobbler - John Legend, Jared Leto, Sir Elton John - A cloud collaboration platform for people in the music industry. It connects the world’s music creators together: their projects, their tools, their collaborators, their whole workflow and the companies that serve them — all united on one cloud platform.
Sociocast - Magic Johnson - A big data platform providing businesses with predictive analytics.
AQUAhydrate - Diddy, Mark Wahlberg - Targeted at the male hangover market, this performance water that delivers a healthy balance of alkalinity, electrolytes, trace minerals to support overall health and wellbeing.
Wiredoo - MC Hammer - Launched by the rapper in 2011 after 2 years of development, it was a relationship based Web 2.0 search engine with the aim of competing with Google. It went out of business in 2012. I guess it was not "too legit to quit".More Celeb Startups:
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