The captain of Punjab Kings (PBKS), Mayank Agarwal has begun a new inning as an investor in Fullife Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, the parent company of sports nutrition brand, Fast&Up. The opening batsman has made an undisclosed investment in Fullife Healthcare.
Fullife Healthcare is a young company with the backing of investors such as Morgan Stanley, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Sixth Sense Ventures, Kotak Securities, and Akash Prakash.
Mayank Agarwal, said, “I have been using Fast&Up products to support my on-field performances since the early days in my international career. Having worked closely with the team at Fast&Up for a number of years, they have shown a nuanced understanding of how to elevate an athlete’s fitness in order to achieve peak performance.
“I have been quite mindful of where I invest. I have always wished to put my money into a product and a brand that I truly believe in. Fast&Up ticks every requirement on the list for me and I see the potential in this brand.”
Vijayaraghavan Venugopal, CEO of Fast&Up, commented, “We are delighted to have an athlete of Mayank Agarwal’s stature and repute as an investor in Fullife Healthcare. Mayank has been an ambassador for Fast&Up for a while, but his decision to invest in the brand itself comes as a huge vote of confidence in our products. We are invigorated by the commitment Mayank has brought into the project and are keen to work closely with him and further use his insights in developing our range of sports nutrition products for high-performing athletes.”
The brand has collaborated with over 100 professional Indian athletes and is actively involved with the Tata Mumbai Marathon, Airtel Hyderabad Marathon Expo, Skechers Performance Chennai Marathon, Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, TCS World 10K, Goa River Marathon, and other events. It is available in over 40,000 pin codes across India through its retail and omnichannel strategy.
Fullife Healthcare has a portfolio of clinically proven, branded pharmaceutical and over-the-counter (OTC) products. It is a completely backward integrated company, with its R&D centre, manufacturing plants, and omnichannel distribution throughout India and the world.
Over the last few years, the D2C brands of Fullife Healthcare, Fast&Up and Chicnutrix have consistently built a strong consumer base in their respective spaces by focusing on areas such as active living and women’s health.