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Antetokounmpo: New investment in candy company Candy Funhouse (vid)

Featured Antetokounmpo: New investment in candy company Candy Funhouse (vid)

 Giannis Antetokounmpo has shown that in addition to the athletic skills he displays on the court, he has also developed the entrepreneurial spirit.

In 2023, he founded the Calamos Antetokounmpo Global Sustainable Equities ETF, which is now traded on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the company Ante, which will manage the Antetokounmpo family’s wealth.

The business and investment activities of the “Greek Freak” do not stop, as he has invested in the football team of the American league Nashville, while in 2020 he bought a percentage of shares in the Ready Nutrition health food company.

The best basketball player in the world for 2022 does not stop investing and his new investment stands “against” Ready Nutrition, as it is a company that sells sweets.

Candy Funhouse is based in Canada and is an online retailer of candies, chocolates, chewing gum, lollipops among others.

How the Milwaukee Bucks superstar decided to invest in Candy Funhouse
He declares that candy is his greatest weakness, hence: “To eat more candy for free,” he replies with a laugh. He believes that partnering with a candy company was the perfect move.

It is fun. At 28 years old, with my own family and children, I want to continue to satisfy my curiosity and spread happiness. I’ve always wanted to work with a company that conveys that feeling. But this one is more than just any company.

As a man who along with his brothers constantly work hard to reach the top, at Candy Funhouse he saw the same shared vision of hard work while being very curious about what the future holds.

The aim of his new business move
“In a word to dominate the world.” As an established company with a social presence, Antetokounmpo believes he can help it grow and expand around the world.

“It’s a lot of fun!” he says, making a pun. “I want many people like me to experience what I experienced when I opened the Candy FunBox full of candies, chocolate and cookies.”

When asked if he would ever make his own candy line, he makes another pun: “Something Freaky!”. As he reveals, he has a particular weakness for chocolates and candies and special flavors such as tropical. He believes that he can definitely create an exciting and strange line of candies that everyone would love to try.

What Candy Funhouse said
“Welcome, candy lovers and basketball fans, we are excited to share that NBA All-Star Giannis and the Antetokounmpo family have become shareholders in Candy Funhouse! We are honored to expand our business across the US and beyond alongside the Antetokounmpo family as we continue to spread unforgettable experiences through sweets and pop culture!

As fans, we often witness our favorite athletes give us great moments on the court, however, there are times when their efforts off the field grab our attention and we know this is one of those times! We sat down with Giannis to talk about the new partnership and find out why one of the NBA’s biggest stars has joined the Candy Funhouse family.”