82 Labs is an early-stage startup working with a research team at USC (Dr. Jing Liang) to solve hangovers. We’re based in Los Angeles, California, and backed by Slow Ventures, 500 Startups, and Strong Ventures. Our first product is a liquid dietary supplement called Morning Recovery.
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On July 5, 2017, Morning Recovery launched to public through Indiegogo. Within an hour, the campaign reached 100% of its production goal. The campaign finished a month later at 940%; having raised over $240K USD.
Morning Recovery is your liver's best friend. Drink it during or after consuming alcohol, and wake up feeling great!
Size: 100ml recyclable glass bottles
Shelf life: 2 years
Main ingredients: Hovenia Dulcis extract, electrolytes, milk thistle, vitamin B complex (B1, B3, B5, B6, B9, and B12) prickly pear extract, taurine and water
Retail price: $5.00 USD/ bottle
Sisun Lee, Co-Founder/CEO
Prior to starting Morning Recovery, Sisun was a staff product manager at Tesla, and a product manager at Uber and Facebook. He graduated with a Systems Design Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.
His story with Morning Recovery begins with his trip to Korea where he witnessed locals frequently taking drinking supplements to reduce the lingering effects of alcohol. Inspired by his personal frustrations in dealing with hangovers, he dove into research, and created Morning Recovery with the goal of helping people get back their time
Dr. Liang is an advisor of 82 Labs; company behind Morning Recovery.
She holds a M.D. and P.H.D. from the department of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
"Morning Recovery has the necessary ingredients, knowledge, and technology to help you. I’m a strong supporter of Sisun and his team’s mission to continue creating the healthiest solutions for the world."
In The News
"There must be a lot of people in the world who would say "cheers" to that.”
Julie Bort, Business Insider
NBC Bay Area
"Throbbing headaches, stomach pain, light and sound sensitivity usually don’t make for good business – except when it comes to Sisun Lee."
Rebecca Greenway, NBC Bay Area
"Lee’s journey from computer engineer to a body and food “hacker” has echoes of Soylent founder Rob Rhinehart’s journey. Perhaps Lee’s Morning Recovery can spark a similar global food revolution."
Vaughn Highfield, Alphr
"Morning Recovery though, sounds incredibly promising. All you need to do is drink it during or after a night of drinking."
"This miracle potion may just become your liver’s best friend."
Hayden Laimer, Liquor.com
How It Works
Meet your liver's new best friend
Morning Recovery is formulated to boost your body's natural response to alcohol. Drink it before going to bed and wake up feeling great. Learn about the science.
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