Emerging Soda Brand Poppi Raises $13.5M Funding From Stars Including Ellie Goulding and Halsey
Poppi, an emerging prebiotic soda brand, has closed a $13.5m funding round led by CAVU Ventures and further backed by a star-studded investor pool including Ellie Goulding, Halsey, Kevin Love, and Olivia Munn, which will go towards supporting the company’s over 500% year-over-year growth since launching in March 2020.
Famous names in the music, film and sports industries like Russell Westbrook, the Chainsmokers, 24kGoldn, Kygo, Halsey, Kevin Love, Ellie Goulding, Olivia Munn and Nicole Scherzinger alongside highly-influential social media personalities like Chantel Jeffries, Bryce Hall, Noah Beck, Josh Richards, Griffin Johnson and Blake Gray. All are placing their bets on the better-for-you beverage, and they will be joining both Poppi and leading consumer fund CAVU Venture Partners in helping to pave the way for the beloved functional soda brand.
Poppi’s is on a mission to reinvent the beverage category with clean, functional and genuinely delicious soda. Each can delivers approximately a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar (ACV) alongside sparkling water, real fruit and plant-based sweeteners – the perfect balance of gut-friendly prebiotics that aid in digestion, immunity and glowing skin.