Halle Berry. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images )

Oscar-winning actress, philanthropist and businesswoman Halle Berry looked stunning Thursday night at a Chivas Regal in Los Angeles. She helped crown the winners of the Chivas Venture – Chivas Regal’s $1 million global search to find and support the next generation of startups. The winners were announced after five innovative entrepreneurs pitched in front of a star-studded live audience including Hollywood stars Javier Bardem and Don CheadleThailand’s Siam Organic, which aims to end small-scale farmers’ poverty, walked away with the largest contribution from the Chivas Venture fund, receiving $400,000. Now in its third year, the Chivas Venture has to date received almost 6,000 applications from startups that are striving to use innovation and enterprise to make the world a better place.

(L-R) Actors Don Cheadle, Halle Berry and Javier Bardem (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Chivas Regal)

(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Chivas Regal) (PRNewsfoto/Chivas Venture)