Pitcher is a sustainable solution for hydration at home or in the office, providing pure water beyond simple filtration with the additions of PureVisTM UV-C LED technology, and LARQ’s innovative new plant-based filter which uses 75% less plastic and removes harmful contaminants like lead from the water.
“Finding a company that shares my values is key when I’m choosing to invest, and the LARQ team is very passionate and dedicated to helping the community while building an incredible business,” said Draymond Green, NBA champion athlete. “Their mission to make sustainable and healthy hydration options available globally is something I believe in strongly, especially being from the state of Michigan where clean water has been a big issue.”
“LARQ is delighted to announce the closing of our Series A round. The injection of capital along with the experience of our VC partners will help to advance our mission of bringing healthier and more sustainable hydration solutions to consumers across the world,” said Justin Wang, co-founder and CEO of LARQ. “We are delighted to have Amanda, David, and Mike join our board of directors, and can’t wait to see the positive impact we are able to create in the hydration industry with their knowledge and expertise.”
Unlike other hydration brands on the market, LARQ puts its technology and innovation at the head. It’s PureVis™ UV-C LED technology was in development for more than a decade before going to market, and is non-toxic and mercury-free. LARQ will continue to adapt its proprietary technology for the expansion of the brand’s product line as it breaks into the home market in 2020.