Blue Diego Investment Group Announces Acquisition of Aira Tech Corp
February 14th, 2020
SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire) Blue Diego Investment Group, alongside Troy Otillio, has acquired controlling interest in Aira Tech Corp, Inc. (“Aira”). Headquartered in La Jolla, CA, Aira leverages the latest technologies to connect people who are blind or have low vision with highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand.
Today, Aira operates 24/7 in the US, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand and is proud to have deep community roots with national blind consumer organizations like the National Federation of the Blind, the American Council of the Blind, and agencies like American Foundation for the Blind, to make the world more accessible for the estimated 300 million blind and low vision people around the globe.
Troy Otillio, Managing Director of Blue Diego Investment Group, said, “Aira has been built by incredible people; from its Agents to its Explorers, from its partners to its employees. I am thrilled to continue this legacy. This investment, coupled with our laser focus on blind and low vision customers, presents us with an opportunity to continue to deliver world-class Aira service for our community.”
Mike Randall, CEO of Aira, said, “having completed over a million customer calls, we’re proud to have shown the world what’s possible when you bring innovation and inclusion together. I am delighted that Blue Diego Investment Group shares our deep commitment to leveraging technology to create a more inclusive society. The company has the perfect mix of people, passion, experience and focus to take Aira into its next phase of success.”
Blue Diego Investment Group and Aira Tech Corp are privately held companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Blue Diego Investment Group
Blue Diego Investment Group seeks to build close, long-term relationships with innovative tech and mission-driven startups. We develop and deploy best-in-class processes and strive for diversity across our membership and our investment portfolio. For more information, please visit www.bluediego.com.
About Aira Tech Corp
Aira is a technology company dedicated to making lives simpler and more engaging. Based in San Diego, California, we use the latest technologies to connect people who are blind, have low vision, or are simply aging into a digital world, with highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand. To learn more about Aira and what we’re doing, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, or visit www.aira.io.