2145

ピザ!......いよいよ!  Townes and Select Hospitality and Design launched their brick-oven pizza eatery at the site of the Townes headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA.  The long anticipated restaurant was inspired by some of the great Neapolitan style pizza served in Tokyo.

 

See www.2145eat.com for more.

 

VERLAINE

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Select Hospitality and Design launches its newest restaurant, “Verlaine’, in the former site of the iconic Dominick’s restaurant in West Hollywood.  The restaurant will feature cuisine from the acclaimed Latin American chef from Mexico, Diego Hernandez and architectural details that seek to pay homage to the site’s history and the Golden Age of Hollywood.

 

See http://la.eater.com/2017/3/27/15077922/verlaine-diego-hernandez-mexico-west-hollywood-opening-photos-inside and http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/frank-sinatra-and-brad-pitts-former-hangout-will-be-replaced-with-this-restaurant for details.

 

EDAMAM

080808 Capital invests in Edamam, a company that aims to organize the world’s food knowledge and become the trusted source of food and nutrition data to people and businesses worldwide.  The company has developed software that provides: i) real time, enterprise scale nutrition analysis, ii) a nutrition enhanced database of recipes and iii) a nutrition focused recipe search with diet and health filters.

See www.edamam.com for more.

FLASHBACK TECHNOLOGIES

080808 Capital invests along side Pacific Advantage Capital in Flashback Technologies (“FBT”), a medical data analytics platform whose main product is a hemodynamic (flow of blood to bodily organs) monitoring program, which measures cardiovascular stability and helps determine a patient’s intravascular volume status in real time called the Compensatory Reserve Index ("CRI").  On Jaunary 4th, 2017, FBT announced that it had been granted de novo clearance by the FDA to market a device using this algorithmic product.

See www.flashbacktechnologies.com for more.

 

ICE ENERGY

Ice Energy introduces its new residential unit and participates in a White House Summit for Scaling Energy Storage and Renewables.  See www.ice-energy.com for more on this product and White House Summit.

UHURU'S NEW CONTRACT LINE

Uhuru Design unveils its new contract line at the company’s first showing at NeoCon.  The line is anchored by a desk system that offers a clean, modern and flexible product for the workplace market.  Uhuru also collaborated with Studio O+A and IdeaPaint to launch a new product called Mobile Dry Erase (see www.ideapaint.com).

Uhuru Design’s signature lines and new contract product can be viewed at www.uhurudesign.com.

MARINE & WALK

Townes joins Mitsubishi Corporation Urban Development for the grand opening of its Yokohama, Japan retail center, Marine & Walk.  The center features a leisure inspired collection of fashion and food venues in an open-air style, waterfront mall.  Townes serves as a creative agent for Mitsubishi Corporation Urban Development and is continuing collaboration on an eclectic mix of projects that span fashion, lifestyle products, food and entertainment.

See www.marineandwalk.jp and www.townes.co/project/marine-walk/ for details.

PIECES TECH

080808 Capital continues its investment partnership with Pacific Advantage Capital (“PAC”) with an investment in Pieces Technology.  The investment is part of a fund raising effort led by PAC, which will establish a new entity to commercialize products developed by the non-profit entity, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation.  The portfolio of products features some promising new entrants in the market of predictive healthcare analytics.

See www.piecestech.com for more.

 

ODIN NEW YORK

080808 Capital joins Paul Birardi and Eddy Chai as partners in Odin New York.  Since 2004, Odin has grown its reputation as a leader in men’s fashion retail with a history of featuring emerging designers along side a thoughtfully selected collection of brands.  Beginning in the Spring of 2016 Odin will also introduce its own label and expects to showcase a new flagship shop on Grand Street in the Fall of 2016.

See www.odinnewyork.com for more.

ALPS & METERS

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080808 Capital joins the Alps & Meters team as a partner and investor. Alps & Meters is a tailor of Alpine sportswear where technical performance is joined with functional fashion. Our companies share similar views of branding, craft, corporate and operating best practices.  See the following link for more on Alps & Meters.  http://www.alpsandmeters.com/

QARDIO

080808 Capital joins Pacific Advantage Capital for an investment in Qardio, a health technology company focused on devices and software for the heart.  See the following link for more on Qardio.  https://www.getqardio.com/

UHURU DESIGN

Uhuru Design opened a flagship retail showroom in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood on May 18, 2015. This marks an entry into the retail market for this 11-year old company. Along with it's signature home furnishings, the TriBeCa showroom will also feature a newly launched jewelry line. Please visit www.uhurudesign.com for more, including a video inspired by Uhuru's focus on the creation of exceptional home furnishings, lifestyle pieces and living spaces through a narrative design process and the creative reuse of storied and naturally weathered materials.