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Pasadena’s Timekettle Completes Hugely Successful Kickstarter Campaign for Its Real-Time Bi-Lingual Earphone Translator

A Pasadena company called Timekettle has taken in far in excess of its $50,000 goal in a Kickstarter campaign to secure funding for its new WT2 Real-time Earphone Translator project. The campaign ended with total of 1,640 backers pledging a whopping $276,869. The company calls its device the “most revolutionary translator to date.” The translator is said to make face-to-face foreign language conversations natural, fluent,…

Major Architectural Firm HDR Pulls Out of Pasadena

A large multinational architectural and engineering consulting firm has moved out of Pasadena into a new office at Two California Plaza in the Bunker Hill District of downtown Los Angeles. HDR’s architecture and engineering staff…

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Board Member Appointed as Marketing Manager of Burnham Benefits

A board member of the Pasadena Festival of Women Authors was appointed as marketing manager of the Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, a statement from the company said. The statement described Burnham Benefits Insurance Services as…

A New Tradition, Taylor Made for Pasadena

A moment in time can be the beginning of a tradition. Over the decades, many enterprises which evolved to play important roles in Pasadena’s life as a city have opened their doors, going on to…

Hub International Acquires Assets of California-Based East West Insurance Services, Inc.

Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage based in Chicago, says it has acquired the assets of Pasadena-based East West Insurance Services Inc. Hub did not disclose terms of the acquisition, but said East…

Matthew Drummond Joins Bolton & Company as Assistant Vice President

Bolton & Company, one of the nation’s largest privately owned insurance brokers, announced today that Matthew Drummond has joined as Assistant Vice President with the…

Pasadena Company to Play Role in Defense Agency Satellite, Spacecraft Servicing Business

A Pasadena company will be playing a significant role in developing systems to service and maintain America’s orbiting infrastructure of spacecraft and satellites. Space Systems…

Pasadena-Based Green Dot and Harvest Capital Announce Advisory Arrangement

Green Dot Corporation and Harvest Capital Strategies LLC today announced that the Company has invited Jeffrey B. Osher to serve as an observer and advisor…

Pasadena-Based Geneva Health Solutions Raises $1.9 Million to Fund Expansion

  Geneva Health Solutions (formerly Geneva Healthcare) announced it raised $1.9 million to expand its Cardiac Remote Monitoring Solutions business to cardiology providers to help…

Passion And Purpose Before Profit, How A Seasoned Businessman Started a Company Based on the Buy-One-Get-One Model

JD Hornberger is the man behind the MOCS USA, the Pasadena based online premium men’s apparel company that donates a full set of underwear and socks to homeless people in need for every single item sold. Hornberger was the featured speaker at Innovate Pasadena’s Friday Coffee Meetup and stopped by to share some insight about his unique business model to a curious crowd at Cross Campus Friday. “Quite frankly this is a project that is more than just financial success. This is an expression of my heart, my desire to help and a way to really bring attention to a…

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