X2 Performance, a manufacturer of sports drinks and supplements, raised $16 million

July 7, 2021

Giants running back Saquon Barkley has joined Bucs linebacker Lavonte David and the NBA’s Kawhi Leonard as an investor in X2 Performance, the makers of non-carbonated energy drinks. Barkley’s investment comes as part of a $16 million Series D raise, led by previous investor L Catterton.

The company started in 2013 with a caffeine-based shot before introducing canned and powder offerings. It has been in pro locker rooms for nearly five years, counting more than 25 teams as customers. Sportico