First Bev Announces Promotion of Joe Angiuli

Los Angeles, CA – July 15, 2020 – First Bev today announced that Joe Angiuli has been promoted to the title of Principal.  

“Joe has been a valuable part of our team since 2015 and has made outstanding contributions to the success of our firm”

“We are pleased to congratulate Joe on this next step, and we are excited to have him along with us as we continue to build our team’s capabilities and offer strong value-add to our portfolio company partners.”

Jack Belsito, Managing Partner at First Bev.

“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to work with such a dynamic team at First Bev and look forward to building upon the incredible success we have achieved”

“We have a tremendous opportunity ahead of us, and our unique value proposition within the industry continues to resonate with investors and entrepreneurs.”  

Joe Angiuli, Principal at First Bev. 

The First Bev team brings decades of investing and operating experience to actively support the growth needs of best-in-class consumer beverage brands. 

First Bev’s portfolio includes investments in non-alcoholic beverages such as Essentia alkaline water and Health-Ade kombucha, spirits brands such as Laws Whiskey House and GEM&BOLT mezcal, cross-over brands such as Q Mixers, and direct-to-consumer brands and platforms such as VitaCup and Drizly.

About First Bev

First Bev invests in innovative and transformational beverage brands, helping beverage companies grow and stand out in a dynamic and competitive industry.  We form true partnerships with our portfolio companies and the entrepreneurs leading them by leveraging both our financial and intellectual capital.  Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York, the First Bev team is made up of entrepreneurial senior beverage executives with decades of collective industry experience.  For more information please visit