In April 2017, Innovate Pasadena’s Friday Coffee Meetup presented our CEO of Supertext USA, Inc, Kristy Sakai. Against the backdrop of Supertext’s launch in Silicon Valley in 2016, Kristy talked about the challenges companies face when expanding internationally. Here are the three main takeaways.

All roads lead to Berlin

I tried to leave. I really did. But it seems there is a maximum amount of time my mind, body and soul can endure before I find myself back in the home of currywurst and electrohouse.

Supertext goes Los Angeles

Some of you may recall Supertext’s original mission statement – world domination. And you may have heard that a big change is coming. Well, this is it.

Frances Supertext Berlin

For a long time, when people asked me why I moved to Berlin, I didn’t know the answer. In fact, I still don’t know the answer. But I can tell you why I stayed.

On February 1, 2006, Supertext went online with its copyediting service and became the first ever web-based copywriting agency. Ten years later, Supertext is now among the 100 largest language service providers worldwide, with a network of more than 700 freelancers and 30 in-house employees in its Zurich, Lausanne and Berlin offices.


“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? It’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”

Freelancing offers freedom and adventure, but it has its downsides too. After many years, the curtain closes on a one-man show. I must have some office casual wear somewhere here. Meet me down the hall at the water cooler.

Hey, who wants to know what’s going on in Berlin? Anyone? That’s the spirit. We’re into our fourth month now at mighty Dudenstraße and things are going smoother than Ryan […]