Announcement of Sprouts AI Auditor, Debt Financing Opportunity and Promotion of Carlos Zapata to Chief Operating Officer
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Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – March 25, 2022) – Sprout AI Inc. (CSE: BYFM) (OTCQB: BYFMF) (“Sprout AI” or the “Company”), a leading vertical agricultural technology company , is pleased to announce the appointment of Segal LLP, an independent firm associated with Moore Global, as auditors. Moore Global is one of the world’s leading accounting and advisory networks. Segal’s relationship with Moore gives Sprout AI the unique ability to receive a holistic solution for its auditing needs. Sprout AI will also now have access to a network of industry specialists to keep abreast of changing rules, regulations and trends across the board. Segal LLP is actively working with the Moores-Panama auditors to complete this consolidated international audit.
Chris Bolton, CEO and President of Sprout AI, said, “We are pleased to work with Moore Global and have been impressed with their breadth of knowledge and thoroughness. We are very confident to have them in place as auditors.
With this appointment, the Company remains on schedule for the completion of the Company’s 2021 year-end audited financial statements, which are expected to be released no later than the annual general meeting scheduled for August 25, 2022. Company plans to provide unaudited financial information to the market. update in the coming months.
Sprout AI has secured a debt financing opportunity through which the company will access $540,000 through a commercial loan. This loan will bear interest at the annual rate of 6% for a period of 3 years. The purpose of the loan is to assist in the advance purchase of inventory to continue to meet supply chain shortages as well as operational expenses.
Sprout AI also wishes to inform its investors that from March 15and, 2022, the Center of Excellence (COE) reopened to the public to welcome customers and potential investors for tours of Sprout AI’s facilities and assembly line. The first rounds were attended by representatives from Ivory Medical and Twin Berry Farms, as well as potential customers from Peru, the United States and Panama. These were the first visits organized since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in the first quarter of 2020.
Chris Bolton notes: “The evolution of Sprouts’ ability to showcase all of its controller assembly capabilities, coupled with its demonstration of Sprout AI version 2 in the rack, marks the completion of our transition as a subsidiary to part of TheraCann International, to a publicly traded company. »
Marking this transition, Sprout wishes to announce the promotion of Carlos Zapata to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Carlos, who has been with Sprout AI since October 2020 as Assembly and Manufacturing Manager, has extensive experience in complex engineering operations and has over 20 years of manufacturing experience. Previously, he was Vice President of Manufacturing for Sojitz Corporation, which manufactures and assembles vehicles for Mitsubishi, Hyundai and FUSO, as well as Director of Operations and Partner of Susetesa, an electrical and mechanical maintenance service provider for Panama. and Central America.
Chris Bolton said, “We are very grateful to Kyle Horak, who helped lay the foundation for Sprout, after navigating the complex registration and regulatory affairs in Panama and internationally. We wouldn’t be as strong as we are without his efforts. We are excited as we move into the next phase of our growth, building on this strong foundation as well as Carlos’ expertise. »
Kyle will retain his position as a full-time member of Sprout AI’s Board of Directors, where his regulatory expertise will continue to be an asset. The Company will provide a full update on the status of its project in the coming weeks.
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About Sprout AI
Sprout AI is a vertical farming technology company in the business of planning, designing, manufacturing and/or assembling sustainable and scalable AI-controlled vertical farming equipment for agriculture indoor vertical. Adaptive technology produces an environment with improved growth parameters and early detection of adverse conditions, resulting in consistent, repeatable crops with shorter crop cycles regardless of geographic climates.
Self-contained tiered rolling rack technology increases cubic growing area while mitigating the risk of outside and cross contaminants.
For more information on Sprout AI, please visit https://www.sproutai.solutions.
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