Heliospectra AB to Present at Upcoming Session of Viridian Cannabis Investment Series in New York City

(GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN and SAN FRANCISCO, CA - March 27, 2017) – Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY) (FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments , announced today that CEO Ali Ahmadian will present at the upcoming session of the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, New York on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Entitled “Cultural Diversity in the Cannabis Industry”, this private event will explore opportunities to strengthen diversity in the cannabis industry by educating and inspiring professionals and investors to get involved. Cannabis legalization is continuing throughout the United States. and the world, spearheading the growth of a multi-billion-dollar market. Yet, the industry in general lacks cultural diversity among its entrepreneurs, investors, and workforce.

“As the pace quickens for legalization and regulation of medicinal cannabis across North America, Latin America and now Europe, Heliospectra will empower businesses to embrace new technology solutions and ensure consistent, pharmaceutical grade products for patients,” said Ali Ahmadian, CEO for Heliospectra. “We are privileged to support Viridian Capital Advisors and cannabis industry entrepreneurs’ commitment to creating a sustainable and value-driven business model that also supports cultural diversity across the globe.”

Viridian’s Cultural Diversity in Cannabis event features industry-leading companies, executives, investors, and thought leaders from a variety of cultural backgrounds who will discuss why and how they entered the cannabis industry. Presentations and panel discussions will be followed by networking sessions so that all participants will have the opportunity to meet and engage.

For more information on this session of the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series, please click the image below:

Contact

Ali Ahmadian, CEO of Heliospectra | +46 (0)72 203 6344 | Ali.Ahmadian@heliospectra.com
Harrison Phillips, Viridian Capital Advisors, LLC | (212) 209-3086 | hphillips@viridianca.com

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About Heliospectra AB

Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO) is the industry’s most proven intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments. With the vision to make commercial crop production more connected and resource-efficient. Growers and commercial producers across six continents use Heliospectra’s holistic and flexible solutions to consistently increase yields while producing crops that achieve quality appearance, superior nutritional value and longer shelf life, harvest after harvest. Founded in 2006 and winner of multiple international awards and recognitions, Heliospectra has raised more than $32 million in capital to date. As a publicly traded company, the majority ownership remains with some of Heliospectra's earliest investors Weland Steel, Swedish Industrial Fund and Midroc New Technology. For more information, please visit https://www.heliospectra.com.

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Heliospectra AB (publ) (NASDAQ First North Growth Market, HELIO, and North American ADR OTCQB, HLSPY) Heliospectra was founded in 2006 in Sweden by plant scientists and biologists with one vision – to make crop production more intelligent and resource-efficient. Today, with customers across six continents, Heliospectra is the global leader in innovative horticulture lighting technology, custom light control systems and specialized services for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments. Designed by growers for growers, Heliospectra builds customized LED lighting strategies and controls to automate production schedules, forecast yields and monitor crop health and performance with real-time data and response, to deliver the light plants love and the consistent results growers need. Heliospectra has approximately 35 employees and the head office is situated in Gothenburg, Sweden. www.heliospectra.com

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