22 Los Angeles Startups You Need to Watch Out For


Los Angeles, for one, is not only brimming with innovative ideas, it’s also home to a wide range of unique startups that are solving the problems of the world. This is evident from the fact that they are owned and run by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year award finalists in the Greater Los Angeles area. ServiceTitan is the service management software that helps leading home services businesses generate more leads and close more sales.

Los Angeles Startup Community


I was just talking with someone who's new to Los Angeles and wanting to connect into the Los Angeles Startup Community. Los Angeles Startup Community Posts/Articles Here are some interesting articles and posts on the ecosystem around startups in Los Angeles. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in.

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Jun Group Expands In Orange County, Los Angeles


New York-based mobile ad platform developer Jun Group is expanding in both Orange County and Los Angeles, saying it is looking to tap into a hotbed of engineering talent in Orange County. The company said it will open up a new Orange County office focused on software development, led by Jeremy Ellison, and also including a number of developers. The company also said it has bolstered its Los Angeles office with a new Account Executive, Michelle Dermer.

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

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Blackline, a Los Angeles-based accounting software company, debuted in the U.S. Cloud Fundings & Exits blackline wifi IPOs iconiq capital Los Angeles cloudmarkets Friday. After pricing at $17 per share, the stock closed at $23.70.

Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced


The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area.

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Education technology meets its limits

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Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a city struggling to manage several wind-fueled wildfires, the L.A.P.D. Column Software Los Angeles London udacity United Kingdom MIT Coursera mooc Galvanize WeWork flatiron school Thinkful

Lee Schneider: How Los Angeles Became A Startup Town


Lee Schneider is the author of a new book, Chronicle of a Startup Town: Los Angeles , which delves into the people and reasons on why Los Angeles has become one of the epicenters of the startup and technology industry.

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MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles


A new, technology startup accelerator modeled after the TechStars venture incubator in Boulder said today it has launched, and will bring business acceleration to Los Angeles. muckerlab techstars incubator acceleration angeles

Los Angeles Web Developer


He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles. Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” There certainly are a lot of Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California that you can use.

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Arivale Brings Gene Sequencing Driven Wellness To Los Angeles


Arivale , a health and wellness startup founded by genetic sequencing pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, has launched itself into the Los Angeles market, as its first expansion beyond its home market of Seattle. The startup combines whole genome sequencing and other diagnostic tests, along with data analysis software, and provides counselor-driven, health coaching services aimed at long-term health and wellness of its clients.

Tesla Unveils Upgraded Model S In Los Angeles


Tesla Motors , the electric car company led by Elon Musk, rolled out its latest automobile in Los Angeles last week, showing off a new version of the Model S that includes dual motors, and new "autopilot" functionality which can help drivers change lanes, keep within the speed limit, and avoid collisions. However, Tesla said the goal of the new hardware and software is not to enable driverless cars, but instead to increase driver comfort and safety.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of By mario on May 2, 2012 in Features , grid. And you know, one of the communities that has some super remarkable entrepreneurs that doesn’t get enough credit is Los Angeles. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, Meet “Fixed” the App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets

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Good news, Fixed , the San Francisco app that helps drivers fight tickets has just launched in Los Angeles after raising an additional $650,000 in seed funding last February. Apps & Software contest Fixed parking ticket

ParkMe Sold! | Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX

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Los Angeles Based Parking Assist Company Acquired By INRIX appeared first on TechZulu. Apps & Software Business Entrepreneurship Finance M&A Startups acquisition application INRIX ParkMe

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator


Through software integrations with smart TV manufacturers, Samba recognizes content and associated viewership patterns making TV audiences more addressable and measurable while helping marketers activate cross-screen campaigns and maximize their impact.

Indeed Prime On Why Los Angeles Is A Hot Technology Jobs Market


Most of the insiders and hiring executives in Los Angeles know how hard it is to find technical talent in Los Angeles�but not all realize it's not because of lack of talent, but because of very high demand. Last week, job search service Indeed launched a new service in Los Angeles, called Indeed Prime , hoping to jump into the market for finding talent here to address that issue. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service?

Fonality Leaves Los Angeles, Heads to Texas


In a loss to the Los Angeles technology industry, Voice over IP software developer Fonality has relocated its headquarters to Texas, the firm said today. According to Fonality, it has moved its headquarters to Plano, Texas from Los Angeles. Fonality said it will continue to maintain a "Center of Technology Excellence" in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Investor Backs DoughMain


A new, financial education and family organization website, DoughMain , said yetserday that it has raised funding from a private equity fund managed out of Los Angeles and Boston. doughmain financial education literacy software saas iacocca venture capitalDoughMain, which did not disclose details of its funding, said that the private equity fund, managing the funds of Lee Iacocca's family, backed it in its second round of funding.

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Flywheel Expands Into Los Angeles, Ramps Up Taxi vs. Rideshare Battle


The fight between Los Angeles taxicab drivers and services like Lyft and Uber haas just gotten even more interesting, as mobile app developer Flywheel said it has launched in Los Angeles. Flywheel develops a mobile app which lets users hail local taxi companies, track locations, and pay with their smartphone, and says it has launched its service across Los Angeles, starting with Hermosa Beach, Long Beach, San Fernando Valley, and Pasadena.

MobileCause Raises $15M For Nonprofit Software


Los Angeles-based nonprofit fundraising and crowdfunding software platform developer MobileCause has raised $15M in a Series B funding, according to the company. mobilecause nonprofit software venture capital crowdfund crowdfundingThe funding came from growth equity firm Level Equity. As part of the funding, Levil Equity's Sarah Sommer has joined the company's board.

Los Angeles Stacks Up Inc. 500 Firms


magazine, has 42 companies in the Los Angeles area on the list. The Los Angeles metropolitan area was ranked just behind Washington, D.C. (50 angeles firms growing fastest inc500The latest ranking the fastest growing companies in the nation by Inc.

Mucker Capital closes on $45 million for an early-stage LA-based fund

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The Silicon Beach firm said that it will continue to invest in software and services startups and continue to focus on the greater Los Angeles area. TC Venture Capital business incubators venture capital Startup company Los Angeles

Vroozi Raises $4M For Procurement Software


Los Angeles-based Vroozi , a developer of cloud-based, B2B procurement software, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company said this morning. cloud saas growth expansion capital venture software procurement vrooziThe funding was led by Ally Holdings. The startup, led by Steve Olds, said the funding will go towards growing its sales organization, as well as for development efforts. READ MORE>>.

Autotask Eyes Los Angeles Sales Office


Hosted IT business management software provider Autotask says that it is planning to expand in Los Angeles, and will be opening up a new field sales office here sometime later this year. The business software maker, which is based in New York, provides customer service relationship management, service desk, and other IT business management products to its customers. The company did not say where in Los Angeles it will be setting up the office.

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate


The key to creating software engineers that are capable and effective in their roles is to teach more than coding. However, we’re not interested in what your GPA was, only that you bring total dedication to developing as a software engineer now.”. “I want Codesmith to train a generation of software engineers who are exceptional communicators and problem-solvers and future leaders. Jobs Codesmith Coding coding bootcamp Los Angeles tech

Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles

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On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. I’d love to see a mayor in Los Angeles who does, too. Can’t get much better in a city like Los Angeles, hey?

Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak


Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. HSI), a provider of enterprise software for managing digital movie distribution, has been acquired by Rentrak , a provider of viewer analytics and tracking of movie and television consumption. hollywood software rentrak merger acquisition movie content analytics analysis tracking distribution film cinema

SOA Software Becomes Akana


Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has renamed the company to Akana , as it has broadened its software base. According the company, which is led by Paul Gigg, the name change comes as the company has expanded beyond its roots in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services, and now addresses API management, cloud integration, DevOps, and other enterprise software areas. devops rename cloud enterprise software akana

Microsoft Announces New Tablet In Los Angeles | The Surface

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There has been talk for the past week about Microsoft making a “Major” announcement here in Los Angeles. Apps & Software Gadgets Tablet Windows Microsoft PC Surface tablet

Paladin Software, Tipalti Link On Video Content Payments


Two, Los Angeles area companies, Paladin Software , and Tipalti , said this week that they have linked up in a strategic partnership, to enable payments to video content creators across different countries. Paladin--which offers up software to manage contracts and payments for multi-channel networks (MCNs)--said it is using Tipalti's technology to streamline payment processing in a creator's local currency.

FloQast Gets $1.3M For Financial Software


Los Angeles-based FloQast has raised $1.3M 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 in a funding round, according to the company. Source of the funding was not disclosed.

Malauzai Software Gets $6.5M More For Banking Apps


Malauzai Software , a developer mobile banking apps for community financial institutions which has a number of its top executives located in Los Angeles, said this week that it has raised $6.5M Malauzai is based in Austin, Texas, but has links to Los Angeles via its executive team, many of whom had worked at Calabasas-based Digital Insight before it was acquired by Intuit.

Citrusbyte Wants the World to Build Better Software


According to the team, the driving philosophy behind Mission Control was to help the world create better software. Dev & Design API APIs AT&T Citrusbyte David Kullmann design Developers full-stack design firm IoT Los Angeles Mission Control New York CityI think that the value of a well-built API is somewhat underrated these days.