Space the Final Frontier
Somebody check on the president of the Leonardo DiCaprio fan club, because we’ve got some bad news. E! reports that someone–it’s not clear who–has paid $1.5 million for a ticket to outer space sitting next to Mr. DiCaprio.
Can you imagine a better chance to finally make your move than a turbulent ride through the upper atmosphere, followed by at awe-inspiring gander at the curve of the Earth?
NYC-based Mobli already has a cadre of celebrity investors, but now it can claim an impressive infusion of cash as a new bragging right. The photo and video startup, backed by celebs like Leo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Serena Williams and Lance Armstrong, announced today that it has raised $22 million in Series B funding.
Startup fever just hit the Hollywood A-list. Mobli, a visual social platform, announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio was one of the “high profile investors” behind its $4 million seed round.
Mr. DiCaprio, who ranks no. 71 on Forbes latest list of The Celebrity 100 for commanding $28 million a film, will also be taking on an advisory role at Mobli.