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Jade Monk, LLC

Stone-Ground, Vibrantly Green, and Deliciously Simple, We're the Modern Take on Japan's Thousand-Year-Old Secret: Matcha Green Tea.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Austin, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Jade Monk is well-positioned to be the brand leader for premium matcha green tea beverages. We have carefully crafted two primary product lines to meet the needs and demanding taste preferences of the modern tea and functional beverage consumer: on-the-go powdered drink mixes and a line of ready-to-drink (RTD), high-pressure-processed (HPP), cold-brewed matcha beverages sold nationwide.


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    Co-Founder / CEO

    Mr. Bucher had successful entrepreneurial and corporate careers. He served as Founder of Baby Bambu, a bamboo baby clothing brand, Co-Founder and CTO at GlooMedia (an image recognition platform), as well as held senior managerial roles for Blue Global Media (CTO), McGraw Hill Aviation Group (CTO), and the McGraw Hill Construction Group (CTO). He holds a BS degree in Biology, a MS degree in Physiology and Immunology, and a MBA degree.

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    Co-Founder / COO

    Mr. Pippin had successful entrepreneurial and corporate careers as well. He served as Chief of Sales/Director of Business Development for Gravitas a real estate development company, a successful Personal Fitness Trainer (training numerous celebrities as well as members of the NBA basketball team the San Antonio Spurs), General Manager for NBTY (a leading supplement manufacturer), and Co-Founder of a business while an undergraduate. He holds a BBA