Spira Selected to Present at MAVA’s TechBUZZ Spring 2018

Elliot Roth, Founder of Spira, will take the stage in Washington, DC on February 28th

WASHINGTON, DC, February 28th, 2018 — Spira has been selected among a highly competitive pool of tech and tech-enabled startups to present at Mid-Atlantic Venture Association’s (MAVA) TechBUZZ Spring 2018. Spira is one of 18 companies selected from a range of industry sectors to share their company launch and fundraising pitch in a fast-paced, four-minute format with an audience of hundreds of business leaders, fellow innovators, experienced company builders, and active investors. Spira joins a prestigious class of 350 early market entrants that have presented on the TechBUZZ stage since the program was launched in 2011. Prior presenters have collectively received more than $760M in aggregate disclosed funding with many more investments and acquisitions made under undisclosed terms.

Spira creates a consumer IoT device for health-conscious urbanites that grows a protein supplement using spirulina algae. Spira uses machine-learning to maximize production and is working to produce a delicious and sustainable protein as an ingredient for food companies at scale.

CEO/Founder Elliot Roth had this to say on Spira‘s TechBUZZ selection: “Being part of TechBUZZ is incredibly exciting. It’ll give us an opportunity to showcase what we’ve been working on over the past few months and expand our network to connect with more people in the technology scene around Washington, DC.”

TechBUZZ is a uniquely independent platform followed regularly by industry investors and recognized by business leaders across the country as one of the premier venues for credible early companies coming to market. Hosted three times a year, the program attracts an audience of hundreds of business leaders, fellow innovators, experienced company-builders, corporate strategic partners, potential acquirers, and active investors, following what’s up and coming on the Mid-Atlantic tech startup scene.  The TechBUZZ Spring 2018 will be held on February 28th at the FHI 360 Conference Center, located at Dupont Circle in downtown Washington, DC.



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