Tennis player Andy Murray invests in an Estonian company

Tennis player Andy Murray has invested into the Estonian financial technology company, Investly, the company announced.

According to the company, Murray has made investments into high-potential UK companies before.

The founder of Investly, Siim Maivel, said in a statement that Murray’s investment into his company is a “great recognition” for the company’s team.

The company has an ongoing investment round, where it is seeking £500,000 new investments – and according to a statement, Investly has already fulfilled 92% of the goal.

Sir Andrew Murray is a British professional tennis player from Scotland, currently ranked 20th in the world in men’s singles. He is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time olympic champion, a Davis Cup champion and the winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals.

Investly is an Estonian fintech startup, helping Estonian and British companies finance their long-term invoices in order to collect the money faster.

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Cover: Olympic champion Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory after men’s singles quarterfinal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre (Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com).

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