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GRAYL is revolutionizing personal water filtration with 5 patents pending on its mobile purification device now selling in 120 US stores & 5 foreign countries.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Seattle, WA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

GRAYL is on a mission to change the way the world drinks water. GRAYL’s Water Filtration Cup provides safe, great tasting water on the go, so you can take care of yourself, your family and our planet. Americans spend $27B annually on bottled water & water filtration, but the market lacks a beautifully designed, technologically advanced line of water filters for on-the-go consumers. GRAYL will revolutionize the way we all drink water.


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    CEO and Founder

    A 25 year veteran of the outdoor product industry, Nancies has experience with designing, branding, marketing, selling and launching new products. She has held the position of Sales Director at Aquamira and Ultimate Survival Technologies. Her wide range of experiences are complimented by excellent problem solving, team building and leadership skills. She two previous patents to her name.

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    COO and Co-Founder

    Travis will oversee operations, testing and employee management. Travis is a former biochemist and project management specialist. He excels at employee motivation, human resources, statistical analysis and web analytics. Travis speaks fluent Spanish, and conversant Portuguese, valuable for GRAYL’s Latin American expansion.

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    Gary Sukovaty
    Global Sales Director

    Gary has over 20 years of experience in international sales, branding, and marketing in the action sports and outdoor product sectors. He has been involved in several successful start-ups, most recently Bern™ Unlimited as a founding member and International Sales Manager. His strong command of the German language and thorough understanding of cross-cultural business will prove invaluable for GRAYL’s global expansion.

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    Michael Bargiel
    Design Engineer

    Design Chief Michael possesses 10 years of experience as an industrial designer in the consumer goods industry. Over the past six years Michael has overseen the design of dozens of innovative products for Boon™, Inc. He has a solid command of the entire design process from ideation to CAD engineering and project/production management. Michael is a licensed professional engineer (Michigan Tech) and holds a BFA in Industrial Design (Kendall College

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    Director of Marketing

    Marketing and Social Media Director Keri is an experienced brand, marketing and social media professional with over 15 years in the outdoor industry. Keri has overseen dozens of new product launches and has successfully garnered media coverage in magazines and online. She has experience working with government and military contracts. Keri has a passion for grassroots marketing, social engagement and the fast-paced start-up environment.


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    Paul Cartee (formerly with WSGR)
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    Willett, Zevenbergen & Bennett
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    Byron McCann
    M&A Advisor

Previous Investors

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    Bohemian Companies
    Private investment firm