SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB:TAUG) or ("Tauriga" or "the Company"), a diversified company focused on generating profitable revenues through license agreements and the development of a proprietary technology platform in the nano-robotics space, today announced the appointment of Mr. Woodrow H. Levin ("Mr. Levin") to the Company's Business Advisory Board. Mr. Levin is a successful San Francisco, California based entrepreneur with proven leadership skills and an excellent rolodex of both institutional investors and venture capital funds. With this appointment of Mr. Levin, Tauriga's business advisory board is now comprised of 6 highly qualified members.
The Business Advisory Board's mandate is to assist the Company with management and guidance, developing strategies for funding, improving capital structure, identifying new opportunities and technical expertise in the development of the Company's businesses. Mr. Levin will specifically assist the Company in capital raising activities, marketing and branding, and strategic decision making.
Tauriga's CEO Seth M. Shaw stated, "The appointment of Mr. Levin to Tauriga's business advisory board is an important addition to the Company at this time. He has achieved great success as an entrepreneur and his experience and rolodex are of great value to the Company as it capitalizes on its significant market opportunities. The Company is making excellent progress on a number of fronts and will work closely with Mr. Levin to build its long term fundamentals."
Commenting on his advisory board appointment, Mr.Levin expressed, "It is a pleasure to work with the talented and highly motivated management team that is building Tauriga Sciences into global technology company. The company clearly has a large market opportunity to address and I will leverage my knowledge, relationships, and rolodex to help Tauriga build lasting shareholder value."
Personal BIO for Mr. Woodrow H. Levin, age 35
Woodrow H. Levin, was the founder and CEO of BringIt which was acquired by International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) in the year 2012.
An energetic and charismatic leader, he makes strategic decisions for the company while guiding day-to-day operations, working with investors, and developing strategic and lasting partnerships that benefit BringIt.
Prior to founding BringIt, Woodrow was Managing Partner at Riverbank Capital Management, a successful equity options trading firm he started, and helped to grow with offices in New York and Chicago.
In 2001 he founded InStadium, an advertising company that partnered with NFL and MLB stadiums to provide digital advertising, product sampling, stadium signage, and innovative restroom advertising. Woodrow was President of InStadium for five years, during which he established the company's mission of expanding in-venue advertising and promotional opportunities for large to mid-sized companies through cost-efficient and high impact programs. His efforts ultimately resulted in securing partnerships with 25 MLB and 15 NFL stadiums throughout the top 20 advertising markets in the US.
His competitive fire was firmly established by his school career as a competitive athlete. He played NCAA Division I hockey at Wisconsin, an experience that taught him that discipline and hard work can transform a burning desire for success into tangible results.
Woodrow attended Chicago-Kent School of Law and is admitted to practice in IL. He holds a BA in Business from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Woodrow resides in San Francisco and was previously living in Chicago where he is involved with multiple community and charitable organizations including the Jewish United Fund, Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Foundation and most recently was on the executive committee of The Chicago Green Tie Ball.
On January 28, 2014 the Company completed its acquisition of Cincinnati, Ohio based Pilus Energy LLC ("Pilus Energy"), a developer of alternative cleantech energy platforms using proprietary microbial solutions that creates electricity while consuming polluting molecules from wastewater. Accordingly, Pilus Energy now operates a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tauriga Sciences, Inc."
About Tauriga Sciences, Inc.:
Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG) is a diversified company focused on generating profitable revenues through license agreements and the development of a proprietary technology platform in the nano-robotics space. The mission of the Company is to acquire and build a diversified portfolio of cutting edge technology assets that is capital efficient and of significant value to the shareholders. The Company's business model includes the acquisition of licenses, equity stakes, rights on both an exclusive and non-exclusive basis, and entire businesses. Management is firmly committed to building lasting shareholder value in the short, intermediate, and long terms. On January 28, 2014 the Company completed its acquisition of Cincinnati, Ohio based Pilus Energy LLC ("Pilus Energy"), a developer of alternative cleantech energy platforms using proprietary microbial solutions that creates electricity while consuming polluting molecules from wastewater. The Company's corporate website can be found at (www.tauriga.com).
About Pilus Energy LLC
A developer of alternative cleantech energy solutions, Pilus Energy is developing microbial solutions that clean polluting molecules from wastewater. In the process, the technology generates electricity and produces economically important gases and chemicals. Pilus Energy licenses a low-cost, scalable electrogenic bioreactor platform and wastewater-to-value BactoBots. Pilus Energy will also derive additional revenues from carbon and renewable energy credits (REC). Pilus Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danbury, CT based Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (TAUG). For more information, please visit Pilus Energy's web site, (www.pilusenergy.com).
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