Selecting a Web Development Company


I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. What I didn''t discuss was how you should go about selecting the right company. You will find firms that are design/interface heavy and light on development. Others that are heavier on development.

Yardi Wins Property Development Company


Santa Barbara-based Yardi reported a customer win this week, with multifamily property development company Pennrose Management. Pennrose develops and operates housing communities in the eastern half of the United States. Yardi develops software for the real estate investment and property management market. yardi property development multifamily software realestate real estate

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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The Alliance estimates that Southern California’s tech community could be one-third the size of Silicon Valley’s by supporting or further developing the six pillars it already has for innovation to occur.

EVgo Expands Business Development Team


Los Angeles-based electric vehicle charging network operator EVgo has named two new executives to its business development team, the company said on Monday. According to the company, it has named Colin Murchie as Senior Director of Business Development, and Lars Peters as Director of Business Development.

Aristea Therapeutics Raises $15M to Develop Anti-Inflammatory Drugs


New biopharma company Aristea Therapeutics has raised $15 million from Novo Holdings, the Danish investment company, and secured global rights to an investigational AstraZeneca drug that’s ready for Phase 2 study. The company’s CEO is James Mackay, an.

Sharp Display Company, Flying Eagle Systems Move To LA Arts District


Sharp Display Company , a unit of Sharp Eectronics Corporation which develops TFT-LCD products, plus Flying Eagle Sytsems , a new company created by Foxconn crated to "drive innovation in the display industry", announced today that they have set up shop in downtown Los Angeles. The companies said they have opened up a new, 13,000 square foot creative work space at ROW DTLA.

Terrakan Targets Real Estate Property Info For Developers


Terrkan , a new, Los Angeles startup, said on Thursday that it has launched a new online service aimed at providing real estate data to real estate developers. The company said that its service, which currently only covers Los Angeles, hows the development value of any residential or commercial property in the city of Los Angeles. The company says it hopes to expand it service to Santa Monica, Houston, Chicago, New York and other cities soon.

Framework Benchmarks


Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. Application performance can be directly mapped to hosting dollars, and for a start-up company in its infancy, hosting costs can be a pain point.

Esri Launches New Developer Accounts


Redlands-based mapping software developer Esri is ramping up its efforts to reach out to third party software developers, saying Friday that it has launched a new, free developer subscription for its web, mobile, and online tools and services.

Startup Development


I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupThought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

Qpex Biopharma Finds $33M For Antibiotics Development


The company also said it has an agreement with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), worth up to a total award of $132M. Qpex says it is developing new antibiotics to combat the threat of global antimicrobial resistance. The company's technology is based on proprietary beta-lactamase inhibitor technology that it acquired from The Medicines Company (MDCO), which was made in conjunction with the new funding.

NantWorks Invests In Daybreak Game Company


Los Angeles-based NantWorks , the investment arm of billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on Thursday afternoon that it has made a strategic investment in San Diego-based multiplayer online games developer Daybreak Game Company. As part of that investment, NantWorks said it has created a new joint venture called NantG Mobile , which will develop and publish mobile version of Daybreak's current games.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


We've identified ten of the more technically interesting companies working on software in Southern California, using our unscientific, unproven, and undoubtedly biased informal polling. other developers to incorporate into their own apps.

Develop a culture of curiosity.


Some of the world’s best companies to work for are those that encourage employees to spend time following their own paths of curiosity toward development of new products or services.

Cie Digital Labs Names Product Development VP


Irvine-based Cie Digital Labs has named Tegdeep Kondal as its new VP of Product Development, according to the company. Cie Digital Labs said Kondal will be reposnisble for product strategy and development. Cie Digital provides interactive development for brands, and also bills itself as a "technology startup studio". digital labs product development tegdeep kondal

NationBuilder Opens Developer API


Los Angeles-based NationBuilder , which develops software-as-a-service to help groups organize their supporters, has opened up a new set of APIs for third party developers. The company--which offers up its platform to political campaigns, nonprofits, activists, and many others--said it has officially released its API, allowing developers to access its services. voting movement political politics nonprofit software saas developer nationbuilder

Cohu Buys Spring Probe Company


Poway-based Cohu said late Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Kita Manufacturing Co LTD , a Japanese companies that develops products used in electronics manufacturing. The company said Kita had current year sales of estimated $17M. cohu spring probe company kita manufacturing japan electronics merger acquisition

Software Development Companies in Southern California


As part of doing that, I've had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of different chief technical officers from different kinds of companies over those years. This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies. They are generally the senior most person responsible for custom software development, database design, database administration, web development, etc. or focused on industry or type of company.

Why Most Online Video Companies Will Fail

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“You can’t build a large online video company. You have to build a large online tech company that distributes video.” There’s a reason that Maker pulled away while most online video companies did not. Online technology company that distributes video.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Starts Passenger Capsule Development


Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of three companies working on the Hyperloop concept in Los Angeles, announced this morning that it is beginning development of a full-scale, passenger capsule for its Hyperloop systems. HTT said the capsule is being developed at its R&D center in France. The capsule will be developed in conjunction with technology partner Carbures S.A.,

Scopely Debuts Developer Program


Los Angeles-based social game developer Scopely announced today that it has launched a new, developer program called LeveUp, which looks to help top independent game studios co-develop titles with Scopely. The firm said it will tape a small group of partners to help develop, design, distribute, scale, and monetize their mobile games. The company's most popular title is Bubble Galaxy With Buddies, which debuted in October.

Startup CTO or Developer


I’ve been having discussions with several people recently about the role of the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) in very early stage companies. I used an image from Roger Smith that describes the varying roles of a CTO as the company matures. How will we find and interview developers?

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How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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I’ve raised money as a “hot company” and I’ve raised capital when no one would return my phone calls. I raised money as an entrepreneur, like you, in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2005 for two different companies. Investors back companies where they see traction.

Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service


Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. According to Smith Micro, the service is aimed at B2 enterprises and startups, and help them develop iOS, Android, and Windows apps. The company said the team already has designed and launched more than thirty mobile apps for its customers.

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Metawave Opens New Development Center In Carlsbad


Metawave , a developer of wireless technology specifically aimed at self-driving vehicles, fixed wireless, and 5G networks, announced on Wednesday that it is opening up a brand new, advanced development center in Carlsbad. The company said the new office will specifically help it tap into the Southern California pool of expertise in millimeter wave and RF circuit design.

Elon Musk Distributes First 1000 Boring Company Flamethrowers


Watch out, Los Angeles--the first 1,000 "flamethrowers" being sold by Elon Musk's company, The Boring Company , were distributed on Saturday. The flamethrowers--conceived of by Musk partially as a joke in January --are the second off-the-cuff product sold by The Boring Company, which is developing tunnel boring technology for digging underground transportation tunnels across cities. The Boring Company previously sold thousands of hats with the company's logo.

OpenX Acquires Two Companies


Los Angeles-based OpenX has acquired Mezzobit and PubNation , two companies in the programmatic advertising space, the company said on Monday. Financial details of those acquisition were not announced by the company. According to OpenX, it plans to integrate Mezzobit and PubNation's tools into its platform.

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Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Starts With Company Culture


On a micro level, you can do your part to fix tech's gender problem by recruiting people with diverse backgrounds and place them in a company culture that rewards those who challenge the status quo. In 1952, 100 years after Lovelace’s death, Dr. Grace Hopper developed the first compiler.

Here's One Tech Company With No Gender Issue: LA's Evite


With all the hand wringing in the tech industry over gender balance and equity, here's one company that apparently has no issue: LA-based Evite , the online invitations service. Evite said that women head up its Product, Analytics and Data Infrastructure, Mobile Development, Testing and Advertising Operations, in addition to HR Legal & Operations, Process Excellence, Sales Strategy, and Corporate Communications & Business Development.

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William Morris Invests in Mobile Development Firm


The firm as backed a mobile application development company, Chaotic Moon Studios , as part of a strategic partnership. content strategic capital venture moon chaotic development mobile hollywood endeavor morris william

Yardi Wins Insurance Company


Santa Barbara-based Yardi , the developer of real estate and property management software, reported a win Monday with American National Insurance Company. Yardi said that American National is using the company''s technology for property management and accounting. American National Insurance Company is based in Galveston, Texas. yardi insurance company real estate property management software

Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Tactics

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 -- Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Tactics. Join us as Stuart Halperin, founder of Hollywood Online (now, discusses tactics for business development and strategic partnership creation when building your early stage startup company.

The Virtual Reality Company Finds $23M

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Los Angeles-based The Virtual Reality Company , the startup which is developing a virtual reality version of The Martian , has raised $23M in a funding round, according to the company. The startup, led by Guy Primus and co-founded by Robert Stromberg, is the producer of the Martian VR experience, which it is developing for 20th Century Fox Innovation Lab, which is a 20 minute interactive and immersive journey based on the film and book of the same name.

Green Dot Opens Development Center In Shanghai


Pasadena-based Green Dot , the provider of prepaid Mastercard and mobile banking services, said today that it has opened up a new office in Shanghai, China, which will provide engineering and software development resources to the company. Green Dot said the new software development center will help bolster its "follow the sun" strategy which will allow it to have technology work done on its products around the clock.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA


Who are the top tech companies to work for in Los Angeles? Despite a huge number of companies, we found there are a number which. Although it's impossible to include all the companies suggested to us (there were dozens and dozens), here's some of the ones that stood out: 1.