A 22-year-old British entrepreneur has successfully raised capital from a string of Silicon Valley and Hollywood A-listers in a deal understood to value his Christian prayer app start-up business at about $250 million.
Ed Beccle, co-founder of the London-based Glorify, revealed today that he had tapped the pre-eminent tech venture capital group Andreessen Horovitz, as well as Kris Jenner, Michael Bublé and the singer-songwriter Jason Derulo for $40 million in expansion capital.
Beccle, who baled out of school at 17 without completing his international baccalaureate, has also garnered the endorsement of the Archbishop of Canterbury for his new venture, which was started less than two years ago.
Glorify bills itself as an app that allows users to worship God through their smartphones, offering
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