Pipeliner CRM Enhances Reporting Tools

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Los Angeles-based Pipeliner CRM, which develops customer relationship management software for sales teams, recently released a new update to its software, adding new reporting and analytics features. According to the company, it has added new, comprehensive reporting and analytics for its software, which offers up performance indicators and quotas, plus line graphs, bar and pie charts. pipeliner reporting customer relationship management software

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Report: Snap Still Mostly White, Male

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Venice, California-based social app developer Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is still mostly white and male, according to the company's latest diversity report. Snap posted its diversity report on Thursday, the second time it has released its diversity numbers. snap snapchat diversity report47 percent of Snap's employees are white, and 65 percent are male, according to numbers parsed by The Verge.

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Steno Snags $3.5M For Remote Court Reporting

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Los Angeles-based Steno , a new startup which offers up remote court reporting services, has raised $3.5M Steno says it offers up a full suite of court reporting services, offering up remote depositions and handling things like payments and scheduling. services reporting court remote steno venture capital first round legal courtroom stenographyin a seed funding, according to the company. The funding round was led by First Round Capital.

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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

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.

Silicon Beach 2021 Special Report

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After thriving during the pandemic, tech companies are poised for continued success. The Business Journal looks at where they go from here

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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Report: FAA Probing Deviation On Virgin Galactic Flight

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According to reports this morning, the FAA is probing a deviation on the. virgin galactic space spaceflight aerospace richard branson

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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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MeridianLink Eyes IPO, Says Report

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Costa Mesa-based MeridianLink, a developer of loan origination, digital lending, and digital banking software, is in the midst of an IPO effort, according to a report. The report, from Reuters, said that MeridianLink is looking to go public via a SPAC, rather than a traditional IPO filing. The company has reportedly hired investment bankers for the deal; those bankers have not been announced or disclosed.

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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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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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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.

2021 Environmental Business Special Report

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Local private and public sector visionaries plan to answer the call for creating a broad and reliable EV infrastructure

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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

Report: Scopely Seeking $200M More

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Los Angeles-based mobile game developer Scopely is reported to be seeking to raise $200M in a new funding round, which would value the company at around $3 billion, according to a report. The report, from Bloomberg, said the valuation of the company is up from an earlier $1.9 The report cites "people familiar with the matter".

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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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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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Activision-Blizzard Cuts Around 190, Says Report

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Los Angeles-based videogame developer Activision-Blizzard has reportedly laid off around 190 employees, or 2 percent of its workforce, according to a report from Bloomberg. The cuts also include a large cut, of 50 employees, from Activision's esports division, according to that report. Those 50 employees apparently had been part of live esports events, which have been on hold as a result of the pandemic. activision blizzard layoff jobs employment videogame gaming esports

CurtCo, Founded By Former Robb Report Owner, Launches Podcasting Venture

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Curtis was the owner of the Robb Report magazine, which he acquired in 2001; he also has owned such media properties as Home Office Computing, Home Theater, Mobile Computing, Worth, Showboats International, Art & Antiques, and others. curtco robb report podcasting series magazine publishing publisher robbreport bill curtis

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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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Report: Honest Co. Files For IPO

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the online baby and beauty products retailer co-founded by Brian Lee, Jessica Alba, and Christopher Gavigan, and Sean Kane, has reported filed for an IPO, according to a report from Bloomberg. The report cited "people familiar with the matter". The report says Honest Co. Los Angeles-based Honest Co.,

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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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Report: Spaces Acquired By Apple

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Los Angeles-based Spaces , which had been developing in-person locations to experience virtual reality, has reportedly been acquired by Apple. A report, from Protocol, said the acquisition came after Spaces announced a shutdown of its services last week. Spaces offered up in-person, virtual reality experiences for theme parks and other retail spaces--which all had been shut down due to the pandemic.

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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

GoodRx Plans IPO, Says Report

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Santa Monica-based online healthcare marketplace operator GoodRx has reportedly filed for an IPO, according to a report. Reuters--citing "people familiar with the matter"--said GoodRx submitted paperwork with the SEC last week on a potential IPO, and is only now in the process of hiring advisers for that IPO effort. GoodRx is owned by private equity firm Silver Lake.

Ingram Micro On The Block, Says Report

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Irvine-based technology distributor Ingram Micro is reportedly on the block, with current Chinese owner HNA Group looking to sell Ingram Micro for around $7 billion, according to a report. The deal is reportedly worth around $7 billion, according to Bloomberg. Private equity investor Platinum Equity in advanced talks with HNA Group, per the report. Bloomberg cited "people with knowledge of the matter" for the report.

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Oblong Reports Big Win

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Los Angeles-based Oblong , which develops products to help with telepresence and collaboration, says it has scored a major order for its Mezzanine product. Financial details of the win were not announced, however, Oblong said a "multinational branded consumer products company" selected the company's system, and will deploy it across 16 cities in 10 countries.

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RebateKey Reports Increase In Growth

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San Diego-based RebateKey , which operates an online website which provides cash back rebates and coupons, reports strong growth for the company as a result of the pandemic. According to the company, it nearly doubled the amount it has paid out in rebates in the last nine months, increasing rebates from $20 million in the first two years to over $43 million paid out to customers by the end of September.

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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. In this Report, you’ll learn: The key indicators that suggest a possible downturn is on the way. After years of boom times, the U.S.

Quibi Shutting Down, Says Report

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Los Angeles-based Quibi is shutting down and has hired a restructuring firm to help it wind down the company, with co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg confirming to investors on Wednesday that the company will shut down, according to a report from the WSJ. The report--citing "people familiar with the matter", which seem to include some of the company's investors--says that Quibi hired a restructuring firm in recent weeks to evaluate options, with one of those options a shutdown of the company.

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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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Romeo Power Reports Win With PACCAR

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Los Angeles-based battery developer Romeo Power reports that it has scored a win with PACCAR, a manufacturer of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. According to Romeo Power, it has signed a deal to battery packs, modules and battery management systems (BMS) for PACCAR's battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The company said its battery sytems will be used for Peterbilt 579 and 520 Battery-Electric Vehicles.

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Relativity Space Raising $500M, Says Report

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billion, according to a report today from CNBC. The report--citing "people familiar with the financing"--says that so far, investors such as Tiger Global, Social Capital, Playground Global, Y Combinator, Bond Capital, Tribe Capital, Jared Leto and Mark Cuban are expected to participate in the funding. The new round is reportedly being led by Tiger Global Management.

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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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Report: Amazon In Talks To Buy Wondery

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A new report this morning, from Bloomberg, says that Amazon is in exclusive talks to acquire Los Angeles-based podcasting publisher Wondery. Wondery has reportedly been looking for a buyer since early in November, seeking anywhere from $300M to $400M. Terms of the possible deal have not been released. Wondery is backed by Waverley Capital, Lerer Hippeau, Greycroft, BDMI, Advancit, Water Tower Ventures, and Powerhouse Ventures. READ MORE>>.

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LumaTax Raises $2M For Small Business Tax Reporting Software

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taxient avalara diego filing capital venture reporting business small lumataxLumaTax , a new startup has offices in both San Diego and Seattle, Washington, has raised $2M in a funding, the company said on Thursday. The funding came from Madrona Venture Group, Greycroft Partners, and angels. LumaTax develops software which can be used by small businesses to automate the paperwork required for paying sales taxes. The company is initially launching its product in California.

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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

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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Report: Snap Launches Investigation Into Racism, Sexism

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has reportedly launched an investigation into accusations of racism and sexism in the company, according to a report from the Business Insider. The investigations are allegedly over "whitewashing" within Snap, and disparagement of Block representation in media, according to the report. Venice, California-based Snap Inc. Snap has not yet announced any information on the alleged investigation. READ MORE>>. snap snapchat racism social media investigation

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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: 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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