$5M seed funding was provided to ChargeFUZE, a Los Angeles-based company that provides high-speed, on-the-go mobile charging services.
Backers included Beverly Pacific, TR Ventures, VA2, Jason Goldberg, Al Weiss, Ludwig Pettersson, ERG + Partners, Cameron Azoff, Beats, Nicolai Marciano, Blake Coppelson, Terry Rozier, Harry Jowsey, Aaron Turner, Lil’ Mosey, Kenny Smith, Austin Mills, Ingenuity Live, and GenZ Investment Firm.
Co-founded by Brandon Afari & Ryan Levy, ChargeFUZE is a provider of high-speed on-the-go mobile charging solutions, which enhances the experience of mobile charging by eliminating the need to buy a battery, bring a charging cord everywhere, or wait for a charge tethered to antiquated public charging stations. Its network of more than 40 states will soon include over 50 professional sports stadiums. The charging stations allow users to charge their phones from anywhere. Users can scan a QR code at any kiosk to get a portable charger that they can use immediately.
There are many venues that offer chargeFUZE: Crypto.com Arena and SoFi Stadium. ChargeFUZE also powers fans at the US Open, The Super Bowl LVI and Miami F1 Grand Prix.
The company intends to use the funds to scale its team and continue expanding its roster of global partners, which currently include: Simon Property Group, Live Nation Entertainment, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Brookfield Properties, Oak View Group, and more. To continue to accelerate growth, and to explore other sectors of interest.