VC  First Beverage Group

     Office Locations:

11150 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 1425
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-481-5100
Fax: 310-481-0833



  • Growth



  • Consumer Products & Services



    First Beverage Group's private equity arm, First Beverage Ventures, provides growth capital to emerging beverage companies. First Beverage Financial is the investment banking arm of First Beverage Group and provides advisory services to beverage firms looking to raise capital, sell, merge, or acquire a business. The firm targets companies with revenues of $1 million to $15 million that are based in the United States and/or make the majority of sales in U.S. First Beverage works with businesses in all categories related to beverages: brands, retailers, suppliers, and technology. The firm invests between $2 million and $15 million in each company, with growth capital investments of more than 20% of the company.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bob Nakasone Managing Director
    Chris Greco CFO
    Joseph Angiuli Senior Associate
    Kristen Bareuther Managing Partner
    Kyle Wheeler Managing Partner


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    Portfolio companies include:

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      Gem and Bolt
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      Project Juice
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      Q Drinks
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      Vita Cup
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