Justin Fenchel | CEO Money Episode 73

Justin Fenchel is a Co-Founder and CEO at BeatBox Beverages, LLC, creators of the World’s Tastiest Portable Party Punch and disruptor in the beverage alcohol market that provides innovative solutions that drive incremental profit in high-growth categories.
Fenchel grew up in Los Angeles and is now based in Austin. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Pomona College, and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Texas at Austin.Prior to starting BeatBox Beverages, Justin spent 5 years as an Equity Analyst at Bel Air Investment Advisors. During this time, Fenchel and Brad Schultz (another eventual co-founder of BeatBox) founded Flying Penguin, which helped small brands come to market.In 2011, together with Brad and another friend, Aimy Steadman, Fenchel founded BeatBox Beverages, LLC. The company received national recognition after a 2014 appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank, during which the company received a $1M investment from Mark Cuban, the show’s largest to date at the time. A Series A round of financing added another $4.7M to their war chest, and celebrity involvement from Kevin Lyman, founder of Vans Warped Tour; DJs GTA, Party Favor, and Cut Snake; and Ohio’s own TV personality and entrepreneur, Rob Dyrdek.In his spare time, Justin enjoys listening to music, playing his acoustic guitar, and being a Big Brother.

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