September 25, 2023

Antetokounmpo household purchases stake in Canadian firm Sweet Funhouse

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Simply 4 days after saying the formation of their father or mother firm Ante Inc., NBA celebrity and Milwaukee Bucks participant Giannis Antetokounmpo introduced Tuesday he and his household are actually stakeholders within the Canadian firm Sweet Funhouse.

Antetokounmpo and his household, via their new fairness partnership, will play a big function within the ongoing enlargement of the web sweet firm. This deal follows Sweet Funhouse launching its U.S. web site.

“I needed to at all times be a child. I like consuming sweet. I like what you guys (Sweet Funhouse) are doing right here. Simply being family-oriented those that work actually arduous to develop an organization. I sort of relate to that,” mentioned Antetokounmpo in a video announcement posted to Sweet Funhouse’s web site.

He added he’s excited for what the long run holds and talked about the potential of opening a sweet retailer in Milwaukee, in addition to the potential of launching his personal sweet line. As for his private favorites, Antetokounmpo shared his affinity for gummy bears and Oreos.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

In a separate video posted to his private YouTube channel, Antetokounmpo shared how he and Sweet Funhouse initially linked through the pandemic. As an NBA participant, he’s no stranger to receiving packages from followers and sponsors. Sooner or later, a sure field with a vibrant, colourful design caught his eye.

“I assumed it was like a Nike field, however no, it was a Sweet Funhouse field. It had a bunch of sweet and it was the center of the pandemic so we had been in the home, not doing something,” mentioned Antetokounmpo. “We had been in quarantine watching a bunch of Netflix. Man, it was probably the greatest moments of the pandemic for me. It stuffed me up with a lot pleasure.”

The field he acquired included sweet he’d by no means seen earlier than, from nations like Japan and France. He determined he needed to share the enjoyment he skilled via that package deal with the remainder of the world.

“It doesn’t matter how previous you might be,” mentioned Antetokounmpo. “Sweet brings pleasure. That is such an thrilling factor to do off the court docket.”

Having amassed a worldwide following, Giannis and his brothers, Thanasis, Kostas and Alex (all skilled basketball gamers), will attain a worldwide viewers, with a key give attention to media and content material creation.

“We’re extraordinarily excited and honored to have Giannis and the Antetokounmpo household, homeowners of Ante Inc., be part of the Sweet Funhouse crew as homeowners and collaborators,” mentioned Jamal Hejazi, chief govt officer of Sweet Funhouse. “At Sweet Funhouse we try to unfold pleasure via memorable experiences, and together with his instance of arduous work, and dedication to unfold positivity, Giannis embodies precisely what the Sweet Funhouse model stands for. Which is why we couldn’t be extra thrilled to have the Antetokounmpo’s symbolize our model.”