Andy Murray has expanded his investment portfolio by injecting cash into two UK tech start-ups.
Britain's number one tennis player has backed GoodBox, a tech firm working with Church of England cathedrals and museums to offer contactless payments that can benefit charities.
Murray (pictured) also threw his support behind ZoomDoc, a healthcare firm founded by an NHS GP. It allows patients to instantly book a GP to arrive at any location within an hour.
The investments reflect Murray's personal interests, he claimed.
"These two businesses provide innovative, much-needed solutions. GoodBox has the potential to revolutionise the way we donate to charity, they're already working with many trusted organisations such as Comic Relief," he said.
"I've been involved in the digital health space for a while now, primarily getting schools focused on creating digital solutions for health problems, so ZoomDoc interested me.
"They provide trusted GPs to people who need help at home instantly and the company has shown impressive growth and feedback since its soft launch."
Murray is part of a crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, that invests in start-ups across Europe.
Seedrs did not disclose the amount Murray invested in either start-up, but Forbes reports that Murray now has over 25 investments in his portfolio on the platform.
Jeff Lynn, co-founder of Seedrs, said he was "delighted" to see Murray interested in growing a "diverse and dynamic" investment portfolio, reports The Independent.
"Andy has a keen eye for the trends, following them closely, and continues to invest in exciting sectors such as healthtech, fintech and now the charity technology space too," added Lynn.
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