DALLAS — Prebiotic soda brand Poppi raised $13.5 million in a celebrity investment round.
Musical artists Halsey, Ellie Goulding, Nicole Scherzinger, The Chainsmokers, 24kGoldn and Kygo participated in the round, along with actress Olivia Munn, professional athletes Russell Westbrook and Kevin Love and social media personalities Chantel Jeffries, Bryce Hall, Noah Beck, Josh Richards, Griffin Johnson and Blake Gray. Consumer goods investment firm CAVU Ventures also committed to the investment pool.
Poppi’s latest investors join the brand on its mission to reinvent the beverage category with clean, functional sodas. Each can of Poppi soda contains approximately one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, along with sparkling water, fruit and plant-based sweeteners. The beverages contain prebiotics that aid in digestion, immunity and skin health.
At $2.49 per can, Poppi comes in a range of flavors, including watermelon, strawberry lemon,…