HIPPEAS CEO and company co-founder Livio Bisterzo recently announced Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s decision to invest in the company alongside Strand Equity Partner. Leonardo DiCaprio is well known for his many roles in box office blockbuster including the acclaimed Titanic film and most recently Revenant which saw him win the Oscar award for Best Actor in 2016.
Mr. Livio Bisterzo expressed his gratitude and excitement in the company’s invested by both Leonardo DiCaprio and Strand Equity Partners, which is a forerunner equity fund in the US. The HIPPEAS Company famously known for its organic chickpea puffs offered in a variety of flavors has gained increasing popularity both in the UK and US. Mr. Livio Bisterzo stated that the company is pleased to have on board members who share their vision and values as a company and is optimistic about the future.
Seth Rodsky, Co- Founder and managing partner of Strand Equity Partners, also expressed his confidence in HIPPEAS and termed it as a “high-growth and differentiated brand”. Mr. Rodsky hopes for a fruitful partnership with Livio Bisterzo and the talent management team at HIPPEAS to provide a healthy snacking experience for its growing consumers. The move is set to increase the company’s popularity and provide healthy alternatives for snacking.
Hailing from Italy, Mr. Livio Bisterzo founded the Green Park Holdings in 2015 to facilitate the production of healthy food products and to foster revolutionary change in the food sector with a “better for you’ mantra. He graduated from the University of Arts in London and has ventured into a variety of business owing to his background in marketing.
Mr. Livio Bisterzo has had many of his products and brands featured in various publications including Vanity Fair, Harpers, Esquire and The times. In 2009, at only 27 years, Mr. Livio Bisterzo was a nominee in London’s 1000 most influential people.
HIPPEAS Company has become by far his most prized asset as it continues to proliferate in stores and food outlets worldwide. Mr. Livio Bisterzo strongly believes that this innovative snacking alternative is set to take the world by storm. The company also partnered with Farm Africa in a charitable endeavor to provide sustenance for Farmers in the Eastern Africa region through farming.