Speakeasy Co., Raises $2M in Seed Funding


Speakeasy Co., a San Diego CA-based e-commerce platform for the beverage alcohol industry, raised $2M in seed funding.

The round was led by Trog Hawley Capital LLC with participation from Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund.

The company intends to use the funds to further accelerate growth and bolster services for brand partners and invest in people, technology, offerings, and logistics.

Led by Josh Jacobs, Co-Founder and CEO, and Michael Bowen, Co-Founder and COO, Speakeasy Co. provides an e-commerce and fulfillment platform servicing the Wine & Spirits industry.

Since January 2020, the company has scaled from roughly 40 to over 280 brands on the platform as of August 2021. Speakeasy Co. partners include many emerging brands and major suppliers, spanning ready-to-drink beverages, wine, beer, spirits as well as Tesla Tequila.