The fresh funding and robust investor base will allow BeatBox Beverages to properly support its distribution and retail partners nationwide.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2017
BeatBox Beverages, LLC ®, creators of the World’s Tastiest Portable Party Punch ®, announced the closing of an oversubscribed $4.7M Series A round of financing, signing on notable investors and advisors to help the company expand.
Notable investors include:
Matthew Meehan & Rod Hildebrant, lead investors, successful real estate and CPG investors / entrepreneurs.
Rob Dyrdek, entrepreneur, investor, media personality, and current host of MTV’s “Ridiculousness”
Jeff Cuban, COO Mark Cuban Companies including AXS TV, Magnolia Pictures, and Landmark Theaters.
John Potts, former VP of Sales at Deep Eddy Vodka. John is joining BeatBox as an investor and official advisor.
Josh Verne, serial entrepreneur and CEO of FlockU.
The fresh funding and robust investor base will allow BeatBox Beverages to properly support its distribution and retail partners nationwide. BeatBox has expanded distribution to several stadiums and major music festivals and has another national TV appearance lined up in late 2017. With the help of FireCode, an LA-based brand studio, BeatBox has also undergone a major packaging redesign and plans to debut it with a new flavor in early 2018.
Riding the success of its new 500mL Tetra Pak single serving offering, BeatBox Beverages has added a team of industry veterans.
Jeff Chassner has been named VP of Sales. Chassner previously expanded SweetWater Brewing Company and helped blow up the popular craft beer brand to 21 states. Chassner spent 10+ years with MillerCoors prior.
Jeremiah Sparrow joins as Director of East Coast sales. With over 14+ years of experience in the beverage industry, working with companies such as Rockstar Energy and Deep Eddy Vodka, Jeremiah will lead BeatBox’s expansion and sales growth in the Eastern market.
Kaycee Portscheller joins as the new Key Accounts and South Regional Manager. Prior to joining BeatBox, Kaycee spent 8 years in import and domestic wine sales, distribution, and national chain account management. She will manage the southern region including the company’s home state of Texas.
Natalie Hubbard joins as the New West Coast Regional Sales Manager. With 10+ years experience in the beverage industry, Natalie has managed an assortment of brands at companies such as Moet Hennessy, USA and start-up Gizmo Beverages.
Since landing a $1,000,000 deal with billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, BeatBox Beverages has rolled out their portable party punch into 18 new states across the U.S. with many more to come.
ABOUT BEATBOX BEVERAGES, LLC
Drawn together by their love for music and the entrepreneurial spirit of Austin, Texas, the founders of BeatBox Beverages always believed experiences are more fun when they are shared with friends. So began their journey to mix friends, fun, and flavor into something that could help everyone party beyond basic. The result? The World’s Tastiest Portable Party Punch, for those who are dedicated to #BeatBoring. Learn more at http://www.beatboxbeverages.com #BeatBoring.
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