Document Your MVP for a Developer

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And in the case of defining mobile/web/software, there is even more variability in terms of form and format. In fact, let me provide an important warning: If you create these documents, don't have input from a technical resource, take it to a development shop and they provide you a price.

CapLinked Launches Document Security Tool

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Los Angeles-based CapLinked , which offers up a deal management software platform for managing business transactions, has released a new tool to handle digital rights management and security. CapLinked said its new tool does not require the use of plugins or software, and works with both Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF files. caplinked document security software deal management dealroom

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Insights and Opinions: Document your tribal knowledge

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Dave Berkus talks about why it's important to document the "tribal knowledge" in your company in our latest Insights and Opinions contribution. And it is even more of a challenge to consider documenting the tribal knowledge of a company's key employees.

Document your tribal knowledge.

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It is not common for the CEO of a rapidly growing company to think of slowing down the furious pace enough to have each manager (including the CEO) document the job process managed, as well as see to the documentation for each process managed below.

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. Bluebeam Software was led by Richard Lee. architecture document international nemetschek acquisition merger software bluebeam

Liferay: Another Big, Nearly $100M LA Enterprise Software Firm You've Never Hear

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Add another company to the list of fast growing, enterprise software companies in Los Angeles that you might not have heard of: Liferay , a developer of open source portal software for the enterprise, is apparently approaching $100M in annual revenues, according to some recent reports.

CapLinked Adds Live Document Editing

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Los Angeles-based CapLinked , which develops virtual data room software for managing deals, said last week that it has launched a new, Live Document Editing feature for its software. The company said the new feature lets users update and edit all of their documents while working within the software. CapLinked's software is used to manage and organize due diligence and other deal paperwork for financing and other transactions.

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

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deliver profitable revenue that while on gross margins of 50% vs. software at 85-95% it is still profits to help you cover fixed costs. You don’t want to run the risk that having a PS business that takes your eye of off the ball of growing a large software business.

Kofax Invests In Mobile Software Firm Mobiflex

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Irvine-based Kofax said late Wednesday that it has invested $500,000 in Mobiflex , a developer of software tools for creating iPhone and Android apps without coding. Kofax said the deal will allow its customers to use iPhone, iPad, Android phones, and Android tablets to input documents and photographs into its systems. kofax mobiflex venture capital mobile development software android iphone smartphone

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Kofax Launches New Product

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Irvine-based Kofax , the developer of business process management and document capture software, reported this morning that it has launched a new product. Kofax said it has launched Kofax DotImage Enterprise Edition, new software which enabled Internet browser portal applications for document scanning, viewing, annotating, and processing. kofax document capture software

Financial Doc Management Firm Docupace Raises $16.5 Million

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Docupace Technologies, which develops financial document management software, has raised a $16.5 million round of capital from Palisades Growth Capital and TVC Capital

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Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software

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According to the team, the driving philosophy behind Mission Control was to help the world create better software. Developers using Mission Control will essentially get a one stop location for all API management, key management, and documentation. I think that the value of a well-built API is somewhat underrated these days.

Kofax Buys Imaging Software Firm

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Irvine-based Kofax , the provider of document scanning and automation systems, said Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Atalasoft , a developer of imaging software development toolkits (SDKs). kofax imaging software document scanning automation merger acquisition atalasoft

CapLinked Adds $1M, New Investors In Funding Round

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Los Angeles-based CapLinked , the developer of business transaction and deal management software-as-a-service, said today that it has raised $1M in an expansion round for the company. CapLinked develops an online, cloud-based platform used to manage due diligence and deal documents, and which competes against deal room management software. The company is targeting the software for companies working on asset sales, financing, and mergers.

eFax Looks Towards Document Management

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Los Angeles-based eFax , the online FAX service run by j2 Global Communications , said this week that it is starting to roll out new solutions aimed at common document management problems. Tags: management document efax j2global

LegalZoom Targeted In Legal Software Ban In Missouri

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Los Angeles-based LegalZoom , the online legal document provider, is the target of a class action lawsuit in Missouri, which is looking to block the ability of the firm to provide wills, leases, and other documents. According to LegalZoom, if it loses at trial, the state would be the only in the nation which takes away a consumer's right to access online legal document software.

Kofax Enters E-signature Market

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kofax software document esignature electronic signature Irvine-based a href="[link] said this morning that it hs launched a new family of products aimed at the electronic signature market. Kofax said its new Kofax SignDoc products are aimed at the enterprise and government agencies, and lets those customers implement e-signatures into almost any business process.

Docstoc Bolstering Premium Business Courses

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In an email to supporters, Nazar said Monday that the company is looking to partner with experts, to shoot courses around such subjects as getting customers, learning online software, marketing, raising money, and other business topics. docstoc business video course premium documentsSanta Monica-based Docstoc , the online small business resources site led by Jason Nazar, is looking to bolster its video content with more content around small business subjects.

Kofax Gets $40M In Line of Credit

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Irvine-based Kofax plc , the provider of document capture and processing products for business process automation, said today that it has entered into a new, three year $40m revolving line of credit. kofax line credit banking financial bank document softwareThe new credit line comes from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The firm said the new line replaces an earlier, $16M credit line from another bank, and will be used for working capital and growth. READ MORE>>.

Kofax Snags $500K Contract

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Irvine-based Kofax , the developer of document automation systems, said today that it has won an deal worth more than $500,000. kofax document management scanning invoice softwareThe firm said it will provide its invoice processing solutions to an un-named, "leading global supplier" to the original equipment manufacturing market.

CapLinked Raises $3.5M More

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Los Angeles-based CapLinked , the developer of a cloud-based platform for secure, enterprise document sharing for financing and other deal management, has raised $3.5M thiel peter capital venture sharing document secure software cloud caplinkedmore in a funding round, according to the company. The funding was led by Subtraction Capital, and also included Peter Thiel and Indicator Ventures.

DocMagic Buys eSignSystems

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Torrance-based DocMagic , which develops loan document preparation and compliance software, said Thursday that it has acquired eSignSystems , a provider of electronic signature products, from Wave Systems Corp. docmagic esignsystems electronic mortgage compliance loan software merger acquisition realestate

Parchment Finds $4.5M

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Parchment is headed by Matthew Pittinsky, who was a co-founder of educational software giant Blackboard, and also includes John Reese, the CEO and Chairman of Docufide. parchment docufide educational documents education venture capitalLos Angeles-based Parchment Inc. , a stealth mode firm in the educational area, has raised $4.5M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm.

Kofax Ties With CRM Provider

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Irvine-based Kofax , which develops business process and document automation systems, reported today that it has inked a technology and marketing alliance with Pegasystems , a provider of CRM applications in the document and information capture market. kofax software document management business process

Kofax Lands $1M Order

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Irvine-based Kofax , the provider of document capture and automation software, reports today that it has scored a contract worth more than $1M. Kofax said it will supply its software to Basware, which helps organizations automate their financial processes. kofax basware document processing automation softwareBasware is using Kofax products for scanning, classifying, and handling business invoices. READ MORE>>.

documenting my life with my new Flip camera

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The software is super easy to use and I can’t wait to build a library of content that I will use for future blogs.

Bluebeam Adds Offline Mode With New Release

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Bluebeam Software , the developer of PDF-based software for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, said Tuesday that it has launched a new version of its software, adding a new "offline mode" which synchronizes changes made to documents even when they're edited offline. bluebeam software construction engineering drawing

Kofax Buys Business Intelligence Software Developer Altosoft

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Irvine-based document capture software firm Kofax announced this morning that it has acquired business intelligence and analytics software developer Altosoft. kofax altosoft merger acquisition business intelligence software documentKofax said it paid $13.5M in cash for Altosoft, which was headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania. According to Kofax, Altosoft had unaudited, 2012 revenues of $3.4M. Altosoft becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.

Bluebeam Software Expands In Japan

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Pasadena-based Bluebeam Software , which develops document management software for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, is planning an expansion into Japan via a distribution deal with Panasonic. The company--which makes software for sharing PDF-based, interlinked blueprints, drawings, and construction documents--said Panasonic would license and distribute its technology solutions in Japan.

Clearlake Capital Completes NetDocuments Acquisition

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said it has completed its acquisition of secure cloud-based document management software developer NetDocuments. NetDocuments is baesd in Utah, and provides content management software specifically for th elegal industry, focused on security and compliance. clearlake capital netdocuments merger acquisition document cloud management legal software

RadPad Links With DocuSign For Electronic Lease Agreements

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DocuSign is a major provider of electronic signature and document software. Los Angeles-based rental marketplace RadPad , which is backed by Altpoint Ventures, Goldcrest Investments and AmplifyLA, said today that it has linked up with DocuSign to simplify the process of apartment rentals. The company said it now lets landlords and renters electronically execute leases.

FileTrek Debuts iPad Tool

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Los Angeles-based FileTrek , the developer of software which helps teams to track changes and updates in their projects, data, and documents, said Tuesday that it has released a new iPad application. software tracking project enterprise document dashboard ipad filetrekAccording to the firm,the new FileTrek iPad app helps workgroup managers and team members to track the flow of projects, data, and activity from their iPad tablet. The new app is free.

eSUB Construction Software Gets $5M In Series A

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San Diego-based eSUB Construction Software , a startup developing mobile and cloud-based project management and document control software for the construction industry, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company announced this morning. saas capital venture management project cloud mobile software construction esub