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Food Tech Nutrition Brand Muniq Raises $8.2M in Latest Funding Round

CEO and founder of Uplifting Results Lab, Marc Washington created Muniq — the LA-based, innovative consumer health and food-tech brand — in an effort to inspire more people to regain control of their health. Today, Muniq announced in a press release the closing of a $8.2 million Series A investment round. The round was led by Alpha Edison and Acre Venture Partners, in addition to NBA star, Baron Davis, founder of SimplyProtein, Cathy Richards, and more private equity investors.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Muniq (@muniqlife) “I created Muniq in honor of my late sister, Monica, who suffered from diabetes and other chronic health issues,” said Washington, who also has an extensive background as a health and wellness executive. “It’s always been my aspiration to help people regain control over underlying conditions, with products that can literally transform their health and that actually taste good.” Muniq offers products like nutritional shakes formulated with...

Shanique Yates

Jan 12, 2021

Founder Marc Washington Launched Muniq to Improve Health in Underserved Communities

The health disparities that exist for Black and brown people in America are largely attributed to their unequal access to healthcare and a lack of accessible resources, including medication, proper insurance, and nutritious food options. Although these communities have the most health issues related to food and nutrition, there are still few products on the market that exist to encourage healthier living practices. This led businessman and founder, Marc Washington, to launch his own wellness startup to help cater to the needs of his community. Muniq — a prebiotic consumer wellness brand designed to help people improve their gut health — was created by Washington as part of his life-long mission to help others get ahold of chronic health issues they battle. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Supergut (@supergut) As a Princeton and Harvard graduate with years of experience in the health and wellness industry, Washington was inspired to launch Muniq because of his little...

Njera Perkins

Oct 12, 2020