Mon.Nov 18, 2019

AutoVitals Gets Private Equity Investment

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Goleta-based AutoVitals , which develops software-as-a-service (SaaS) products for the automotive repair and maintenance software business, has raised a round of private equity, the company recently announced, from private equity investor Tritium Partners. According to AutoVitals, the strategic growth investment will go to expand and enhance its offerings. As part of the investment, the company said it named a new CEO, Jon Belmonte, to lead the company.

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5 Ways To Increase Your Agility In The Face Of Change

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As a business and entrepreneur advisor, I have no trouble getting owners and managers to agree that change is happening faster and faster in the consumer and technology world, requiring them to keep their business more agile , just to keep up.

CrowdStrike In Partnership With Wipro

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CrowdStrike , the developer of endpoint protection software which has a major presence in Irvine, says it has partnered with IT consulting provider Wipro. Crowdstrike said the partnership will see Wipro offering up CrowdStrike's Falcon platform to its customers worldwide. Wipro provides information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. READ MORE>>. crowdstrike wipro endpoint protection cybersecurity

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Report: New Technology Offers Potential For Better Energy Storage

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New energy storage technology--based on gravity and potential energy--may be on its way to helping to revolutionize energy storage, without the need or limited lifetime of batteries, according to a report today. Grist says gravity energy storage --including systems being developed by Pasadena-based Energy Vault --have the potential to revolutionize storage systems for renewable energy.

Jobot Expands To Boston

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Irvine-based Jobot , a startup which says it is combining both artificial intelligence and human recruiters for matching job seekers and companies, said this morning that it has opened up a new office in Boston. The startup, headed by CEO Heidi Golledge, said it already had office in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The company claims it is using AI to help with its job matching, although the company says it now has more than 100 recruiters. Jobot says it recently reached $7.0M