AllVoices Harassment Reporting App Raises $3 Million

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AllVoices, an app that enables employees to anonymously report harassment and other workplace issues, raised $3 million in seed funding

Clearlake Capital's Provation Medical Acquires MD-Reports

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said this morning that one of its portfolio companies, Provation Medical , has acquired MD-Reports , a provider of electronic medical record (EMR), practice management (PM), and report writing software. MD-Reports was launched in 2000 as a pinout of an earlier company, Infinite Software Solutions Inc. ISSI), which was founded in July of 1997 by MD-Reports President and CEO, Srikanth Gosike.

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AllVoices Gets $3M For Anonymous Reporting

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allvoices anonymous reporting harassment bias bullying human resources software messaging feedback venture capitalLos Angeles-based AllVoices , a new startup which helps companies collect anonymous feedback on such areas as harassment, bullying, bias, and other problems in their organizations, has raised $3M in a seed funding round, the company said on Thursday. The startup said the funding came from Crosscut Ventures, Greycroft Ventures, Halogen Ventures, and Vitalize VC.

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Report: News/Talk Streaming Audio Grows Due To COVID-19

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triton digital streaming podcasting advertising news talk audio analysis reportLos Angeles-based Triton Digital , which provides technology to help the digital audio and podcasting industry with streaming and advertising, says that news and talk format streaming is growing as a result of the ongoing disruption due to COVID-19.

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Report: Hollar Shutting Down

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Los Angeles-based online "dollar-store" style e-commerce provider Hollar is reportedly in the midst of winding down, according to a report on Tuesday. According to Axios, Hollar started looking for a buyer late last year, and is in a possible deal for the company's assets to be acquired by retailer Five Below--but without Hollar surviving the transaction.

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SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 Blockchain Outlook — Reality Check

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In this Xconomy Special Report , our veteran technology journalists Bernadette Tansey, David Holley, and I bring you deep insights from key industry leaders and observers about what the future holds for. After a breakout year in 2017, the blockchain sector suffered a series of blows in 2018, from crashing cryptocurrency prices to increased regulatory scrutiny of crypto ventures and deepening skepticism about whether the technology was actually useful.

Startups Optimistic About Business Conditions, Despite Uncertainty, Says Report

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A new report issued today by Silicon Valley Bank, says that startups are generally optimistic about their business opportunities, and they plan to raise capital and expand their workforces this year, despite "economic and political" uncertainty across the globe. The Startup Outlook Report--which was issued on Wednesday--polled 1,400 startup founders and executives for its conclusions. SVB posted its full report online. startup silicon valley bank report outlook economy

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SpaceX reportedly looking to build Starship rockets at Port of LA

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CNBC reported that these discussions were confirmed by Port of LA officials.

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Explore San Diego’s Precision Medicine and Genomics Sector in Xconomy’s New Podcast and Special Report

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Learn what’s fueling San Diego’s biotech investment and partnership opportunities by downloading Xconomy’s new special report and podcast that package the highlights from the recent Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego: Biomedical Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine & Genomics event.

Raken Gets $2M For Construction Reporting Software

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San Diego-based Raken has raised $2M in a funding round, for the company's construction reporting and compliance software. raken venture capital construction reporting softwareThe funding was led by Rincon Venture Partners , and also included Eniac Ventures and Spider Capital. Raken is led and was co-founded by CEO Kyle Slager and CTO/CPO Dr. Sergey Sundukovskiy.

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Saucey Reports a Spike in Demand

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For Saucey Inc. Chief Executive Chris Vaughn, the signs pointing to a spike in demand for the company's alcohol delivery app came well ahead of the stay-at-home order

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ReachLocal Expands Reporting Tools

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Woodland Hills-based online marketing services and software developer ReachLocal , which offers up its services to local businesses, said today that it has added a number of analytics and reporting tools to its platform. According to ReachLocal, it has added new third-party campaign result measurement, and multi-location alert and reporting capabilties to its ReachEdge digital marketing product. reachlocal reporting software saas marketing local business

Special Report: Supplier Diversity

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Ensuring contractor diversity on a major infrastructure project used to be straightforward: SEt a goal for the percentage of work that goes to minority-owned or women-owned businesses then find those businesses to encourage them to bid.

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Qualcomm Offers Up $15,000 Bounty For Vulnerability Reports

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San Diego-based Qualcomm , through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, said it is offering up a $15,000 bounty for vulnerabilities that "white hat" hackers are able to discover and report to the company involving the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor family. qualcomm vulnerability report processor silicon semiconductor snapdragon reporting white hacker hacking

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Verb Technology Reports First Quarter Earnings

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reported its first quarter earnings May 16, posting a loss despite an overall revenue increase in its first earnings report since going public Hollywood-based interactive video advertising Verb Technology Company Inc.

Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California''s largest angel investment group, is ranked number two in the nation this year in terms of the number of deals the group did, according to the latest 2012 Halo Report. cbinsights ranking report capital venture investment angel angels coast tech

Report: No Snapchat Series On Quibi

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Los Angeles-based mobile streaming video startup Quibi will not be launching a series about Venice, Californi-based Snapchat , according to a report from Variety. Quibi had said last year at SXSW that it would film a series based on the script "Frat Boy Genius" by Elissa Karasik. Variety did not say why Quibi decided to drop its plans for the series. Quibi raised a huge, $350M funding round back in January for the streaming service. READ MORE>>.

Music Reports In Expansion

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Los Angeles-based Music Reports , the private equity-backed firm which provides music rights administrative services, said Friday that it has made a major expansion of its employees and offices. Music Reports is backed by ABRY Partners. music reports musicreports software reporting online expansion jobs

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Robb Report's Bill Curtis On Why Podcasting Is The Next Media Frontier

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Curtis is the former publisher of the Robb Report, which he sold back in 2015, and has a long history of operating media companies that have published such titles as Home Office Computing, Home Theater, Mobile Computing, Worth, and many others. all the way through to passions like the Robb Report, which was operated by CurtCo for almost two decades. One division goes along the lines of what we did with the Robb Report for two decades, and is focused on luxury.

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Honest Co. Responds To Investigative Report

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the natural baby products retailer founded by Jessica Alba, is facing a major crisis after an investigative report published by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, which claimed the Honest Co.'s honest investigative report sodium laurel sulfate green products ecommerce jessica alba

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Music Reports Inks Major Deal With Pandora

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Woodland Hills-based Music Reports , which provides music rights administration services to the music industry, has inked a big deal with streaming music service Pandora. According to Pandora, it has tapped Music Reports to manage the mechanical licensing and royalty administration for its upcoming interactive streaming service. musicreports pandora music rights administration service reporting

SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 Biopharma Outlook – Facing an Uncertain Future

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In this Xconomy Special Report, our veteran biotech journalists Alex Lash and Ben Fidler bring you deep insights, based on conversations with key industry leaders, on what 2019 and beyond hold for biopharmaceutical companies. After years of boom times, the U.S.

SpaceX Starship Prototype Reportedly Explodes In Texas

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A prototype of a SpaceX Starship, which is undergoing testing in Texas, reportedly exploded during pressure testing on Wednesday afternoon.

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MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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The company said it will provide free access to breaking news feeds from The Hollywood Reporter, contact information from FilmContact.com, and access to the crowdsourced funding resources at Invested.in. mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedin

Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels Among Top Angel Groups In New Report

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A new report, released by the Angel Resource Institute in the last week, has spotlighted the Tech Coast Angels and the Pasadena Angels as among the top four angel groups in California, and the Tech Coast Angeles as number two in the nation in terms of the number of deals in 2016. The rankings were released in the Angel Resource Insitute's 2016 ARI HALO Report. halo report angel investment tech coast angels pasadena deals venture capital

2012 Software, Internet & IT Infrastructure M&A Report

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M&A report ValuationsBy Peachtree Capital Advisors Economic Backdrop – It was not the best of times, it was not the worst of times…2012. Not since the great depression has a sluggish economy and a stubborn unemployment number represented pretty good economic conditions for companies to chart their strategic courses. In 2012, the US economy experienced modest growth with real GDP growing 2.7% [.].

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LumaTax Raises $2M For Small Business Tax Reporting Software

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2012 Software, Internet & IT Infrastructure M&A Report

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M&A report ValuationsBy Peachtree Capital Advisors Economic Backdrop – It was not the best of times, it was not the worst of times…2012. Not since the great depression has a sluggish economy and a stubborn unemployment number represented pretty good economic conditions for companies to chart their strategic courses. In 2012, the US economy experienced modest growth with real GDP growing 2.7% […].

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Rumpus, the collaborative toolkit from Oblong Industries, is now available on Webex

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In a previous life, John Underkoffler spent his days in Los Angeles dreaming up all of the possible ways men and machines would interact as a science adviser on films like Minority Report.

Broadcom, Qualcomm Among Happiest Tech Companies, Says Report

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A new report, created by Irvine-based online career community CareerBliss , says that two of Southern California's biggest tech employers-- Broadcom and Qualcomm , are among the top happiest tech companies in the USA. career broadcom qualcomm ranking report employment jobs

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Report: Boring Co. Raises $120M

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the underground, high tech transportation company run by Elon Musk, has raised $120M in a funding, which reportedly came from 8VC, Vy Capital, and Future Ventures. According to the report from Bloomberg, the new funding values Boring. Los Angeles-based Boring Co. , Co at $920M. The funding is the first outside investment for the company. Boring Co.

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CrowdStrike Gets Tops Ratings In Gartner Report

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CrowdStrike , the developer of cloud-based, endpoint protection software which was started and continues to have major operations in Irvine, has scored a top rating in a report from industry analyst Gartner. According to CrowdStrike, it received the highest overall rating among vendors named a 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The company said it's the second year in a row it received the top ranking. CrowdStrike said Gartner gave it a 4.9

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Chrome River, Traxo Tie On Expense Reports

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The two said Chrome River is using Traxo's software to speed up the creation of detailed, expense reports from hotel bills, by automatically parsing out separate expenses on hotel bills for such things are parking, meals, room service, rooms, and taxes. chrome river traxo expense report invoice automation software partnership hotel folio billing

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Ixia Delays Third Quarter Report

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In yet more bad news over at Calabasas-based Ixia , the company said late Monday that it is further delaying filing of its 10-Q financial report, for its third quarter of 2013. The company had already delayed the report until yesterday but failed to meet the deadline. Ixia said that as a result of that resignation, the company has tapped independent counsel to ensure the accuracy of its financial information and reporting.

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New Report Details Technology Job Concentration In Region

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A new report issued today, detailing technology jobs employment concentration in the United States, shines some light on where the highest concentrations of tech jobs are in the region. technology jobs employment report nationwide angeles diego santa barbara irvine

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Report: LA Should Emulate San Francisco, NYC For Startup, Tech Efforts

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A new report, released over the weekend, says that Los Angeles should look towards New York and San Francisco and what they have done to help strengthen the community here for technology startups. Tech Agenda report, edited by David C.

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Fisker Karma Panned In Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports said in a release that the Fisker Karma is "full of flaws", including a dash that is an "ergonomic disaster". fisker karma consumer reports review automotive auto startup luxury cleantech green

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Report: Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top Startup Markets

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Los Angeles and San Diego are among the metro areas with the highest startup activity, based on a new report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. kauffman angeles diego startup activity report venture capital economy investmentThe foundation ranked Los Angeles as number 3, and San Diego as number 4 in terms of the highest startup activity in the United States, based on the rate of new entrepreneurs, startup density, and other factors. Miami was ranked number on in the nation.

Nike debuts its most ambitious SNKRS stash drop for the Championship Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and SZA

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Resonant Reports Contract Win

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Goleta-based Resonant , which develops technology used for filters for radio frequency (RF) front ends, reported a win in Europe, via its Swiss subsidiary, GVR Trade SA. The company said that it signed a contract with EuroStars to fund a multi-year project for the development of sensors for new medical applications. Financial terms of the deal were not announced by the company. READ MORE>>. resonant europe eurostars medical lifescience trade

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Report: Snap Acquires Metamarkets

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Venice-based Snap , the parent company of Snapchat , has reportedly acquired programmatic advertising startup Metamarkets , according to unconfirmed reports. Those reports place the transaction value of the buy at less than $100M. Metamarkets is based in San Francisco. Neither Snap nor Metamarkets have yet announced any acquisition. READ MORE>>. snap snapchat metamarkets merger acquisition programmatic advertising

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Report: IPO Activity In Significant Slowdown

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A new report, issued Monday, says that IPO activity has slowed significantly in Q1, with a 39 percent drop in volume and 70 percent decline in total capital raised versus Q1 of last year. The report, from Ernst & Young, said that companies are likely exploring other options or waiting for confidence to return for their IPOs. The report found 167 deals raised only $12.1 acquisition merger exit slowdown report story young ernst activity

Report: Snapchat Nearing 1 Billion In Ad Revenues

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A report, published by eMarketer on Tuesday, says that Venice, California-based Snapchat will earn an estimated $1 billion in ad revenues next year. The report predicted that Snapchat will represent 2 percent of social network ad dollars in the US next year. Snapchat did not release any financials, and the report was not based on any actual data from Snapchat. snapchat advertising social networking report estiate