Seedrs signs deal with Andy Murray Andy Murray and his wife Kim had their wedding reception at the Perthshire hotel which he owns <p>Andy Murray has entered into a business partnership with crowdfunding website Seedrs.<p>The tennis champion will provide the firm with advice on firms working in the health, sport and wearable technology markets. <p>He will also invest in a number of start-ups.<p>Equity crowdfunding involves raising finance through small investments from a large number of people using online platforms. <p>The market has experienced rapid growth in recent years and, since launching in July 2012, Seedrs has reported month-on-month growth of 15%. 'Huge responsibility' <p>Murray said: "I've always been interested in investment, and being able to get involved in an innovative way to help support British start-ups really appealed to me.<p>"Equally as important was working with people I trusted and who fully understood the huge responsibility of handling people's money."<p>Murray already owns a management company and he has a property portfolio, which includes the five-star Cromlix House Hotel in Kinbuck.<p>He opened the luxury hotel in April 2014 and had his wedding reception at the venue a year later, when he married his wife, Kim.<p>Jeff Lynn, chief executive and co-founder of Seedrs, said: "Andy Murray is the perfect partner for Seedrs as we drive our growth to the next level. <p>"In many ways, he represents the exact combination of qualities that entrepreneurs need to be successful: determination, focus, integrity and skill."
World Wildlife Fund partners with Andy Murray Tennis ace Andy Murray joins fight to stop poaching and illegal trade in endangered animals as he becomes wildlife ambassador Murray has become a global ambassador for conservation charity WWFHe will support initiative training dogs to track down poaching activityFormer Wimbledon champ to raise funds during next year's tennis tourA puppy named Murray in his honour will be trained to become a sniffer dog
Standard Life partners with Andy Murray The partnership with the company whose headquarters are in Edinburgh, will see Murray wear a Standard Life logo on his playing arm for all tournaments, starting with Wimbledon and it ends a lengthy search to fill the one remaining sponsors slot on his tennis kit. It maintains Murray’s position as one of the most bankable sports stars in Britain and is added to the lucrative deals he has with adidas, head and the Swiss watch brand, Rado.