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Spero Foods

Spero Foods

Spero Foods is a food and data analytics company located in Los Angeles, California, founded in 2016 by Phaedra Anestassia using data analytics to make plant-based diary and egg alternatives.

Spero Foods was founded in 2016 by Phaedra Anestassia, and is operating out of Los Angeles, California. Spero Foods is using big data to analyse and identify plant proteins with the desired flavor, texture, and nutritional content to include in their plant-based cheese and an egg product alternatives. The founder of Spero Foods, Phaedra Anestassia, uses her background in bioscience and software engineering to design systems for identifying and manipulating plant proteins for products made by Spero Foods.

Funding

Y Combinator

On August 20, 2018, Spero Foods was an exhibitor at Y Combinator's summer 2018 demo day. Spero Foods was one of 132 startups participating in Y Combinator's 2018 summer startup incubator program.

Products

Scramblit

Spero Foods' product, Scramblit, is a cholesterol-free, soy-free, and gluten-free vegan egg mix. Scramblit is made using pepita, the edible seeds from squash or pumpkin. Its other ingredients are water, turmeric, garlic powder, and black salt. The company claims their Scramblit egg alternative is 20x more sustainable than traditional eggs.

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People

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Phaedra Anestassia

Founder & CEO

RIck Wedgeworth

Advisor

Robin Dando

Advisor

Further reading

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Here are the 63 startups that launched today at Y Combinator's S18 Demo Day 1

Lucas Matney, Jonathan Shieber, Taylor Hatmaker, and Anthony Ha

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Y Combinator is funding a nonprofit that advocates for meat alternatives

Adele Peters

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