Edinburgh based sports drink start-up Active Root has secured a new round of investment funding, totalling £100,000. The latest round comes from an Edinburgh based entrepreneur who is passionate about backing small businesses with big potential.

Active RootActive Root is a unique, innovative sports drink that contains root ginger, proven to help prevent stomach issues when doing exercise.

Co-Founder, Will Townsend says, ‘After extensive market research we found stomach issues and nausea are common problems experienced by athletes during and after exercise. Members of the endurance sport scene, especially long distance runners, cyclists and triathletes prefer Active Root as it prevents these issues and is also all-natural, great tasting and provides optimum levels of carbohydrates and electrolytes.

We have big plans for the future of Active Root. The investment will help us continue to develop our product range, employ 2 members of staff and grow our reach across the UK and beyond.’

More information on Active Root can be found at https://www.activeroot.co.uk