Mendi, a Portland, Ore.-based athlete-built, women-owned sports recovery brand, secured $800k in seed funding.
Backers included Oregon Sports Angels, professional athletes, sports medicine practitioners and more.
The company intends to use the funds to build their athlete ambassador program.
Led by CEO Rachael Rapinoe, syster of soccer world champion Megan Rapinoe, Mendi offers a USA made hemp CBD line of products from high-quality, natural and 3rd-party tested ingredients to improve the lives of athletes, who are dealing with pain.
Mendi prioritizes health and safety with product development with a product line including vegan gummies, salve stick and vegan soft gel capsules.