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How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters

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What do you get when you combine a charitable pub crawl, the movie Anchorman, and a software developer randomly hired off Craigslist? Thanks!

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Colony Logic: Helping The Enterprise Overcome Legacy Systems

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The company is focused on the enterprise software area. It''s not often that startups come out of the gate, backed by a private equity investor.

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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. Factual. Inktank.

The Coming Shift in Enterprise Software

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Consumer product companies have to be “user centric” to survive and yet most enterprise software companies fall short on this front. Why Invest?

Staff Ranker: Helping Hospitality Businesses Better Manage Workers

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George Collado: It''s employee management software. We help district managers when they do audits of their stores. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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FloQast Gets $1.3M For Financial Software

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According to FloQast, it is developing closing software aimed at helping accountants close their books faster, and which integrates with Intacct and NetSuite. startup capital venture software close financial floqast Los Angeles-based FloQast has raised $1.3M in a funding round, according to the company. READ MORE>>.

Startups and a Common Misunderstanding in Agile Software Development

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They didn't feel they had visibility into timelines and costs for development of their software. They couldn't plan their business.

TigerText's New Bot Helps Schedule Appointments, More

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Is a messaging "bot" the answer to helping to improve the quality of health care? TigerText--which is widely used in a healthcare setting as a replacement for non-HIPAA compliance texting--said it is using natural language processing and other technology for the healthcare automation software. READ MORE>>.

Bridg Aims At Restaurants With New CRM Software

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Los Angeles-based software developer Bridg said this week that it has launched a new customer relationship management (CRM) software product specifically aimed at restaurants. bridge software customer relationship management restaurant productREAD MORE>>.

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How to Deliver More Software Projects On Time

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There’s an old joke in software development, “How much time does it take to design software?” Set hard deadlines.

Pakedge Device and Software Acquired For $32.7M By Control4

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Pakedge Device & Software , a provider of home and business networking products and services, has been acquired by Control4 in a $32.7M Control4 said that the acquisition will help it expand its networking, power management, and cloud-based remote management capabilities. deal, the companies said this week. READ MORE>>.

Swarm Aims To Rejuvenate San Diego's Software Industry

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It hasn''t been a great few months for San Diego''s software and technology industry, as the city has seen three, big software companies move their operations, and thousands of jobs, to Texas. growth investment industry software diego swarm Others involved in the effort include investor Brant Cooper, and Cooley''s Eric Otterson.

Germany’s Software AG Adds Analytic Tools with Zementis Buyout

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Software AG, a German software giant with 4,300 employees, has acquired San Diego-based Zementis, a specialist in machine learning and data science. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, according to a statement Friday, after the acquisition closed last week. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.

FloQast Finds $6.5M For Accounting Software

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Los Angeles-based FloQast , a new software startup developing month-end closing software for accountants, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding, the company said today. FloQast says it has developed software which works alongside Excel to help accountants do their monthly close of books. READ MORE>>.

LA Clippers Turn To Computer Vision, Software Analytics To Improve Shooting

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The Los Angeles Clippers are turning to software analytics to help improve their shooting percentages, according to software developer Noah Software. All of that information is fed into a system to help players know exactly why they missed a shot, and provides suggestions on how a player can improve their shooting.

Condusiv Debuts SQL, Exchange Optimization Software

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Burbank-based Condusiv , the developer of disk optimization software, has set its targets on SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange, with a new product. The firm said its new product, the V-locity Server I/O optimization software, is designed for use on servers running SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange. READ MORE>>.

Tritech Software Buys The Omega Group From Trimble

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San Diego-based Tritech Software , a developer of software for the law enforcement, public safety, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) industries, has acquired The Omega Group , a developer of cloud-based mapping and analytics software for the market. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Guidance Software Lands Retailer

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Pasadena-based Guidance Software , the developer of electronic discovery and investigation software, announced today that it has signed an un-named, multi-billion dollar retailer as a customer. According to Guidance Software, the firm will help the retailer build an "e-discovery center of excellence". READ MORE>>.

BitVore Finds $4.5M For Big Data Software

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Irvine-based Bitvore , a startup developing big data and intelligence-gathering software which pulls information from both public and private data sources for businesses, said this morning that it has closed a $4.5M, Series A funding round. The funding was led by serial entreprenur Yuri Pikover, as well as $1M from crowdfunding. READ MORE>>.

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FollowMaid Helps Clean Up, Manage Twitter Followers

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The new service--created by Pacific Palisades software development firm Etronica--is aimed at both individuals and businesses. According to Etronica, the new service automatically scans Twitter accounts, and is designed to help social media managers better manage their Twitter followers. READ MORE>>.

mPulse Gets $10M For Mobile Health Software

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Los Angeles-based mPulse a developer of mobile software to help health plans better communicate with their clients, has raised $10M in a Series A funding round. The company's mobile software is used by health plans and pharmaceutical companies, and counts the Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and Kaiser as customers. READ MORE>>.

The Next 5 Years: Possible Trends in Business Software

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During the past twenty five years, software programs utilized by business underwent tremendous changes. Enhanced Platform Mobility.

Qualaroo Launches New Product, Helps Convert Web Visitors

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Qualaroo , a developer of website conversion and analytics software which helps web businesses improve the experience and conversion of their visitors, has launched a new product. Qualaroo''s CEO, Sean Ellis, has been involved in such startups as Eventbrite, Dropbox, Xobni, LogMeIn, among other companies. READ MORE>>.

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Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M

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Pasadena-based software developer Bluebeam Software has been acquired by German software company Nemetschek AG , the two said late Friday. According to the two, Nemetschek will pay $100M for BlueBeam, which is a developer of PDF software used for architecture, engineering, and construction. READ MORE>>.

PaeDae Debuts System To Help Mobile App Developers Find New Users

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bartr paedae mobile development software exchange link traffic advertisingIn PaeDae's new BARTR system, the company said that it will let developers earn credits--without transaction fees or surcharges--for advertising other applications, which they in turn can use to spend on advertising to attract game players on other applications.

SOA Software Launches New Product

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Los Angeles-based enterprise software developer SOA Software has rolled out a new product this morning, focused on management of application programming interfaces (APIs). The company said it snew product, LIfecycle Manager for APIs, helps enterprises manage the development use of APIs, services, and software assets.

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Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

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That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. Companies want to see their social media investment drive sales.”

Top 11 Free Travel Apps To Help Keep You Sane

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Traveling has changed so much, especially with the help of a smartphone. What new cultures are there to see? Where to eat?

Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud

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LendingClub helped to pioneer the model, saying in November 2012 that it had surpassed $1 billion in loans issued since 2006, when it was founded. There is more integrity to the process,” Gilbert said, because National Funding uses traditional loan analysts as well as software to analyze and process its loan applications.

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MomentFeed Upgrades Location Analytics Software

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O Labs Launched To Incubate, Accelerate Enterprise Software In LA

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According to the three, they have created O Labs as an independent company specifically to create, grow, and operate portfolio companies focused on helping large and growing enterprises. olabs manatt accelerator incubator originate hale boggs keyvan peymani jeff scheinrock enterprise software startup READ MORE>>.

iRise Adds iPad, Android Emulation To Prototyping Software

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El Segundo-based iRise , which develops enterprise prototyping software, used to help business users mock up visual software prototypes of applications, said Wednesday that it has added new support for iPads and Android phones. irise android ipad emulation software prototype mockup mobileREAD MORE>>.

Koupon Kitty Launches Coupon Code Software

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A new, online coupon software "bookmarklet" called Koupon Kitty --backed by Juvo Capital, the investment firm of Talmadge O'Neill and Harry Tsao--said it launched Wednesday, to help consumers find the best coupon codes for various e-commerce sites. koupon kitty bookmarklet browser software savings deals coupons code coupon

Events.com: Creating A New Events Management Software Giant, with Gregg Parise

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Is the world ready for another event management software provider? What is Events.com all about? The world today is not about that. Thanks!

How to Make Sure Professional Services Don’t Take Over Your Software Company

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help you integrate your product with other systems making it harder for your product to be replaced by competitors. training. rollout support.

Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues

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lynda instruction online video help tutorial educationThe new revenue numbers came via TechCrunch. READ MORE>>.

Poor Software Developers - Pull the Plug Early

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There's an old adage in software development that I refer to all the time: The first 90% of development takes 90% of the time. used this when I taught software engineering. The remaining 10%, takes the other 90% of the time. It's currently in beta. used a company in India to develop the site, and it's mostly done.

Chrome River: Building An Enterprise Software Leader In LA, with Dave Terry

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A few weeks ago, Los Angeles-based enterprise expense reporting software maker Chrome River (www.chromeriver.com) took a significant venture funding round--worth $100M--to help expand the company's growth in the enterprise software market. What does Chrome River's software do? Dave Terry: We've been very fortune. Thanks!

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LiveTime Software Gets Debt Funding

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Newport Beach-based LiveTime Software , a provider of Web 2.0 service desk software, has raised a round of debt funding, according to funding provider Agility Capital. LiveTime provides ITIL service management and help desk software via software-as-a-service.

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reqallable's Software Lets Google Glass Users Read, Handle Email Automatically

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The new software is the first step of Machiraju''s vision for smart devices which automatically help people perform tasks, and anticipate what users need. The startup has a major presence in Ventura, and Machiraju is a Ventura County resident. READ MORE>>. reqall reqallable context aware email google glass apple mchiraju