Nimble Partners With Call Center Software Developer

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Santa Monica-based Nimble , which develops contact management software-as-a-service, has linked up its tools with call center software developer Talkdesk. The integration includes automatic synchronization of contact data across the two software products, including emails, calls,chats, tickets, notes, and more. integration saas talkdesk software center call nimble

Tipalti Ties Payments Service To Affiliate Tracking Software Developer

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Tipalti , which develops an automated, mass payment platform for affiliate and other marketers, has integrated its service with CAKE , a provider of online campaign and affiliate tracking, the firms have announced. Tipalti develops software-as-a-service to streamline mass payments for affiliate networks, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites, and others, helping companies pay vendors using a variety of payment methods (direct deposit, ACH, PayPal, checks, prepaid card, etc.)

What SAAS Companies Need to Know About Network Management?

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We’ve even created an acronym for these kinds of services: software as a service (SAAS). Usually, a company provides subscription based access to subscribers allowing these subscribers to use software in the cloud. Business Data Development Network Saas Startups

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Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers

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In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications. hackathon anymeeting webrtc realtime software developer contest saas tokbox influxis

Lifeyo Acquired By SpotOn

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Los Angeles-based Lifeyo , a developer of website development software aimed at small and medium-sized merchants, has been acquired by San Francisco-based SpotOn , SpotOn announced this morning. saas software development website acquisition merger spoton lifeyoFinancial details of the buy were not announced.

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Startup CTO or Developer

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What worries me a bit is how often I read that startups should hire a developer / hands-on lead developer. But often the result of a Founder hiring a developer or lead developer or even a VP engineering is a gap created between the founders and the developers.

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Lead Developer to CTO at a Startup

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I've previously addressed the role of a CTO in early-stages in my post Startup CTO or Developer. for a Lead Developer: How much will it cost to build what we need to build? How can I control costs but effectively get stuff developed? How can we phase development to balance cost, features, risk, etc? What existing systems will we leverage, what programming languages, software development methodologies, web application frameworks, revision control systems, etc.?

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Parasoft Links With Electric Cloud On Software Testing Support

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Monrovia, California-based Parasoft , which develops software testing tools, said today that it has linked with Electric Cloud , a provider of cloud-based software testing services, to integrate their technologies. The two said the link would integrate Parasoft''s service virtualization tools and Electric Cloud''s software automation technology. parasoft electric cloud saas paas testing software development

Corent Wins MapR Technologies

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Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technologies , which develops cloud migration software, and AI and data analytics software developer MapR Technologies said this morning that MapR Technologies has selected Corent's SurPaaS platform to help customers access MapR's Data Platform for AI. MapR said the use of Corent's software will allow it to better monitor, analyze, and serve its customers, enabling subscription based, flexible, or dynamic pricing models to its customers.

Eric Futoran: From Scopely To Embrace.io, The Challenges Of Mobile Development

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The world of mobile apps has added serious challenges for software developers, who don't just have to deal with crashes�they have to deal with slow performance, strange hangs, multiple carrier networks, and more. We spoke with Eric Futoran , the CEO of Embrace.io, who also was co-founder of Scopely, to learn more about the company's software. Software is a different beast in the mobile environment. How are developers doing this today?

GoGuardian Names CFO

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Los Angeles-based educational software developer GoGuardian , a developer of. software for the K-12 market, said it has named Mike Jonas its new Chief Financial Officer. GoGuardian is led by CEO Advait Shinde; the company develops a range of software, including software for Chromebook management, plus software that helps educators identify learning patterns, protect students from harmful and distracting content, and also supports mental health.

K1 Investment Management Buys Digital Pharmacist

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor K1 Investment Management has acquired Digital Pharmacist , a software development firm which helps pharmacists manage refill reminders and other marketing. According to Digital Pharmacist and K1, K1 is investing over $100M in Digital Pharmacist to help it with accelerating growth and product development. digital pharmacist digitalpharmacist merger acquisition private equity pharmacy software saas

Ashton Kutcher, Sound Ventures Back Gigster In $10M Funding

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Ashton Kutcher and his Los Angeles-based venture firm, Sound Ventures , are one of the backers of a new startup which says it can offer up on-demand, software development and design services. saas celebrity kutcher ashton design development software ondemand capital venture gigster

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Bonfire Backed Kittyhawk Finds New Funding

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Kittyhawk , a drone software developer backed by Santa Monica-based Bonfire Ventures, has scored new funding from insurance company Travelers, the company said today. The company's enterprise drone software is aimed at used by professional pilots and fleet managers in media, insurance, energy, transportation, law enforcement and emergency management. boeing software saas flight vehicle aerial unmanned drone capital venture kittyhawk ventures bonfire

Clearlake Capital's Symplr Buys API Healthcare

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Symplr , a healthcare risk and governance software developer which is owned by Los Angeles-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital , has acquired API Healthcare , a provider of healthcare human capital management software. According to Clearlake Capital, the buy will help it create a large-scale provider of governance, risk and compliance and human capital management software solutions.

Alteryx Rolls Out On Microsoft Azure

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Irvine-based data analytics software developer Alteryx is rolling out its Alteryx Server software on Microsoft Azure, the company announced this morning. Alteryx said the software is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Alteryx develops software used by business analysts for data analytics. alteryx microsoft azure data analytics software cloud saas

Toba Capital Backs Grow.com In $16M In Funding

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Toba Capital , the venture fund run by former Quest Software founder Vinny Smith, has backed reporting and analytics dashboard software developer Grow.com in a $16M Series B funding round. Grow.com offers up reporting and analytics software specifically for SMBs and non-technical users, and is based in Orem, Utah. grow software analytics reporting venture capital saas toba business intelligence vinny smith

Procore Collects $75 Million More, Now Worth $3 Billion

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Carpinteria-based software developer Procore has raised $75M more in a funding round, bringing its valuation to a heady $3 billion, in a round led by Tiger Global Management, the firm said Thursday. According to Procore, the funding will go towards product development, partner platform expansion, plus hiring. procore venture capital unicorn investment software cloud saas

Mavenlink Raises $39M From Goldman Sachs

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Irvine-based software developer Mavenlink announced this morning that it has raised $39M in a funding round from Goldman Sachs, as part of a Series D funding round. Mavenlink develops software used for work planning, managing projects, and financials, and working with and managing teams. sachs goldman saas management software work mavenlink

AuditBoard Find $40M For Risk, Compliance Software

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Los Angeles-based AuditBoard , a developer of risk and compliance software used to help auditors streamline their work, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. Los Angeles is becoming quite the hub for accounting software companies; the city already has one big public accounting software developer, BlackLine, and also has FloQast, an accounting software developer venture backed by Insight Venture Partners, Toba Capital, and Polaris Partners.

Cornerstone OnDemand Signs Italian Fashion Brand

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Santa Monica-based human capital management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand has signed on Italian luxury menswear brand Canali as its newest customers. Cornerstone OnDemand said Canali is implementing its talent management software to better recruit, develop, and manage its people. csod cornerstone ondemand italy italian canali saas software human resources capital management

Classy: We've Hit $1 Billion In Donations

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San Diego-based online nonprofit fundraising software developer CLassy said this morning that it has just hit $1 billion in total donations through its platform. Classy develops software-as-a-service products aimed at helping nonprofits manage their online fundraising, with a focus on social causes like environmental issues, child trafficking, human rights, and animal rights. classy donations nonprofit saas software cloud growth

BlackLine Boosts Board

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Los Angeles-based financial automation software developer BlackLine has added former Deloitte Advisory CEO Owen Ryan to its board of directors, according to the company. blackline financial automation software owen ryan executive deloitte saas cloudAccording to BlackLine, Ryan has over 30 years of experience in the industry, and currently is Chief Strategy Officer at Geller & Company.

Procore Acquires BIManywhere

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Carpinteria-based cloud software developer Procore , which develops software used in managing construction projects, has acquired BIManywhere , a developer of software used for construction and facilities management. procore bimanywhere construction project facilities management merger acquisition saas cloud

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Cornerstone OnDemand Wins ResCare

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Santa Monica-based talent management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand announced today that it has scored a win with ResCare, which the company says is the nation's largest provider of services to people with disabilities. Cornerstone OnDemand said that ResCare will use its software to hire and train thousands of employees each year. cornerstone ondemand rescare talent management software customer training learning onboarding hiring saas cloud

Snoop Dogg's Casa Verde Capital Funds Green Bits

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West Hollywood-based Casa Verde Capital , the new, $45M investment fund run by rapper Snoop Dogg, is one of the investors in a software developer developing code for running cannabis businesses. green bits cannabis snoop dogg casa verde capital marijuana venture investment software compliance saas

LogicMonitor Opens New London Data Center

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Santa Barbara-based infrastructure and performance monitoring software developer LogicMonitor said today that it has opened up a new, European data center, as part of an expansion of business in Europe. LogicMonitor says it is specifically targeting the EU to offer up its software-as-a-service to companies still impacted by a slow economy recovery in the EU, to help them reduce their expenses through SaaS.

Chrome River Wins University Of Minnesota

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Los Angeles-based expense and invoice management software developer Chrome River says this morning that it has been selected by the University of Minnesota, to help modernize the University's expense management system. chrome river university minnesota expense invoice management software enterprise saas cloud

Procore Raises $50M More For Cloud Software

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Carpinteria-based construction software developer Procore , which is led by Tooey Cortemanche, announced late Thursday that it has raised $50M in a new funding, led by ICONIQ Capital. The company's cloud-based construction software is used to manage construction projects. management project growth software saas construction capital venture procore

ServiceTitan Links With ClearPathGPS For Vehicle Tracking

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Glendale-based software developer ServiceTitan , which develops enterprise software to help manage residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services businesses, says it has linked up with vehicle tracking company ClearPathGPS. According to ServiceTitan, it has partnered with ClearPathGPS to integrate its technology with its software, adding real-time location and visibility data to its software.

Chrome River Claims Record Revenues, Sales

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Los Angeles-based expense and invoice management software developer Chrome River said on Thursday that it has had another year of record revenues and sales growth. chrome river invoice management expense software bain saas cloudThe company--which did not release any of its financials-said it grew its revenues by more than 32 percent year-over-year.

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Central Desktop Certifies With NetSuite

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Pasadena-based project management and collaboration software developer Central Desktop said today that its SocialBridge SuiteApp software has been given "Built for NetSuite" verification. The certification means that the software meets NetSuite''s development standards and other requirements for working with NetSuite''s systesm. central desktop project management software netsuite cloud saas

Chrome River Wins Sonoco

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Los Angeles-based cloud-based expense and invoice management software developer Chrome River Technologies has signed on Sonoco Products Company as a new customer, the company said today. chrome river expense management saas software invoiceFinancial details of the customer win were not announced, however, Chrome River said the deployment has it supporting expense reports for 20,000 employees across 34 countries. Sunoco is based in Hartsville, S.C.

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Kareo Gets $29.5M For Cloud Medical Office Software

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The surge in Southern California, cloud-based software investments continues today, as Irvine-based Kareo said this morning that it has raised $29.5M The company said it will use the funding for sales, marketing, and to enhance its software.

Cornerstone OnDemand Rolls Out New Products

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Santa Monica-based talent management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand has launched two new products this morning, including a new predictive analytics dashboard and a cloud platform aimed at developers. The new Cornerstone Edge product is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) specifically aimed at developers, to help them create web and mobile applications which leverage Cornerstone OnDemand's talent management data.