Sanzo Raises $1.3 Million in Funding Round

Sanzo, the New York-based maker of a line of Asian-inspired sparkling waters, announced today that it has raised $1.3 million in a funding round poised to help the brand expand its retail footprint. The round includes investments from Away co-founder Jen Rubio, Adobe Creative Cloud CPO and EVP Scott Belsky and Boba Guys co-founders Andrew Chau and Bin Chen.

Iris Nova Announces First Brands in Investment, Distribution Portfolio

Functional beverage company Iris Nova has announced the first four beverage brands to be featured on the company’s “c-commerce” platform, which allows customers to order via text message and receive product within two days. The company has also taken an equity stake in each of the brands.