3 Reasons SaaS Savvy Entrepreneurs Don’t Build Their Own Portals

InfoChachkie

Even entrepreneurs that already sold on SaaS should stake note of new research from the SalientGroup : SaaS gets funded - Nearly 50% of SaaS-based startups are getting successfully funded—a rate of funding success no other sector can match. This is where SaaS gets sexy.

SaaS 233

SaaS Subcriptions Are Great – TranSaaSional Pricing Is Better

InfoChachkie

Software as a service (SaaS) is a popular business model because it facilitates the delivery of incremental value to customers, while allowing the vendor to adjust their prices over time. A hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging.

SaaS 221

SaaS Funding Targest Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

socalTECH

SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer.

IDrive Takes On Remote Help Desk Services

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based IDrive Online Backup , which provides cloud backup and storage services, has launched a new, remote help desk service, which it is offering up to MSPs and IT specialists. According to IDrive its new remote access solution, RemotePC HelpDesk, provides on-demate remote support, letting IT administrators manage and monitor all service requests and manage their technicians from a single dashboard. remotepc idrive help desk services software saas cloud

Help 126

Corent Technologies Finds $3.0M For SaaS Enablement

socalTECH

Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technologies , the developer of software which helps turn corporate applications into software-as-a-service, has raised another $3.0M Corent, which is led by Feyzi Fatehi, develops software used by companies to easily transition their.NET software applications to the software-as-a-service model, short cutting the time it takes for converting legacy and in-house enterprise apps to the web and mobile model. corent saas software enterprise enable microsoft

SaaS 139

Corent Boosts Funding For SaaS Tools

socalTECH

Aliso Viejo-based Corent , which develops software tools to more easily port traditional software to the software-as-a-service model, has raised $3.2M Corent CEO Feyzi Fatehi confirmed the round, saying that the firm is seeing lots of traction from firms looking to "SaaS"-ify their software.

SaaS 179

SaaS Funding Targets Software Companies With New Santa Monica Office

socalTECH

SaaS Funding , a new provider of debt funding to software-as-a-service companies, said it has set up an office in Santa Monica. The company, which provides senior and junior debt capital, says it is targeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), digital media and tech enabled service companies who are bootstrapped or backed by angels. SaaS Funding's Santa Monica office is led by Charlie Perer.

Four Innovative SaaS To Get Excited About

Tech Zulu Event

SaaS – or Software as a Service – platforms are all the rage. Essentially a business model where software is licensed and distributed from a central location, SaaS companies can now be found in telecoms, human resources, and more.

SaaS 60

What SAAS Companies Need to Know About Network Management?

Tech Zulu Event

We’ve even created an acronym for these kinds of services: software as a service (SAAS). The software itself is hosted by a third party, SAAS service provider, which is responsible for maintaining software or hardware associated with the application.

SaaS 75

Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 -- Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days! How do you turn your software application into a fully operational, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), without investing a lot of time, programming resources, and money into the effort? Corent Technology, the emerging leader in Software to SaaS transformation is offering a complimentary and informative breakfast session hosted by IBM at IBM La Jolla office on Nov.

SaaS 109

Parallax Capital Partners Buys SaaS Firm Daptiv

socalTECH

Laguna Hills-based Parallax Capital Partners , an investment group which acquires and operates software companies, said today that it has acquired Seattle-based Daptiv , a provider of online software-as-a-service for project and portfolio management.

SaaS 138

PSI Services Buys Software Secure

socalTECH

Burbank-based testing software and services provider PSI Services announced this morning that it has acquired Software Secure , a provider of cloud-based, online testing services for the higher education, K-12, and certification markets. services software secure merger acquisition online testing education cloud saas

Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, November 1, 2012 -- Turn Your Software App into SaaS in Days! How do you turn your software application into a fully operational, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), without investing a lot of time, programming resources, and money into the effort? Corent Technology, the emerging leader in Software to SaaS transformation is offering a complimentary and informative breakfast session hosted by IBM at IBM La Jolla office on Nov.

SaaS 100

ContractSafe Launches New Cloud Storage Service For Legal Docs

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based ContractSafe is taking on the online, legal documents storage market, and has launched a new online legal document storage service. The startup says its service is already being used by California Pizza Kitchen, Living Spaces and Ross Organics. contractsafe cloud storage service saas legal documents documentation data

Doc 145

H3 Financial Services Raises Funding

socalTECH

Aliso Viejo-based H3 Financial Services , a developer of web-based software for managing consumer finance and billing for the dental and veterinary market, has scored a Series A investment. H3''s software-as-a-service provides credit, billing, and payment options for customers of dental or veterinary practices, who typically do not have insurance coverage for those services. H3 Financial Services is led by Joe Simrell.

Mission Debuts Managed Services, Cloud Consulting After Merger

socalTECH

The company--led by longtime cloud and hosting services veteran Simon Anderson--offers up managed services and consulting for cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The company said its core customers are in the media and entertainment, mobile gaming, digital media, education, consumer goods, marketing, ecommerce, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) verticals.

ServiceTitan Scores $18M For Home Services Management Software

socalTECH

Glendale-based ServiceTitan , a developer of cloud-based software used by home services business management, has raised $18M in a Series A funding round. ServiceTitan, led by Ara Mahdessian, develops software used by home service companies inn the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical industries, who use the cloud-based software for managing their operations and computer service. servicetitan venture capital home services management cloud saas hvac operations

Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 -- Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) $160 Billion Market Opportunity. software as a service", "SaaS" or "on-demand") is a popular way to access, use and pay for business support software and provides a viable business model in this emerging field of cloud computing. MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast. Cloud computing is estimated to be a $160 billion market opportunity by 2011 (Merrill Lynch).

Service Objects Offers Up Services For Free To Environmental Groups

socalTECH

Santa Barbara-based Service Objects , which provides software and services for real-time, contact validation for businesses, said it will offer up free assistance to nonprofits working in the area of environmental conservation and natural disaster relief. According to the company, it will offer in-kind grants of up to $2,500 to provide such services as address geocoding, email validation, phone number appending, and other data quality services to the groups.

CallFire Extends Its Leadership in Cloud Telephony With Launch of Next-Gen SaaS Communications Platform

Tech Zulu Event

CallFire today extended its position as a leading provider of text message and voice apps that help organizations grow, with the launch of a definitive next-generation platform capable of scaling to meet the exploding global demand for advanced cloud telephony features, services and capacity.

SaaS 76

Above the Cloud with Dave Linthicum | Shifting Perspectives on SaaS and Enterprise IT

Tech Zulu Event

Join us for a special evening with InfoWorld’s Dave Linthicum as he delves into global enterprise software trends with some of LA’s most successful SaaS and cloud computing companies. The opportunities cloud computing and SaaS afford management. Paths to SaaS and cloud computing that will work for your enterprise. Prior to starting KnowledgeBase, Alex founded HostPro, an industry-leading web hosting and application services provider.

SaaS 74

MindTouch Picks Up $12M For Customer Self Service Software

socalTECH

San Diego-based MindTouch , a developer of software-as-a-service tools to help companies create self-service, customer support sites, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. mindtouch venture capital customer self service portal saasThe funding came from PeakSpan Capital, along with SK Ventures and SAP SE.

Custom 122

SendGrid Rolls Application Load Testing Service

socalTECH

SendGrid , the developer of email delivery APIs and infrastructure which has major operations in Anaheim, said Thursday that it has launched a new, cloud-based service for load testing their applications and APIs. service lets developers stress their web apps and APIs with thousands of concurrent connections, and makes it easy for developers to routinely load test during their daily coding and deployment routines. sendgrid application load testing service software saas cloud

Metacloud Upgrades OpenStack Service

socalTECH

The update includes a new self-service tenant management system; new tools to maximize the performance of virtual machines; a better web interface; and more. metacloud openstack enterprise saas software cloud deployment Pasadena-based Metacloud announced this morning that it has released a new version of its product, Carbon|OS. Metacloud offers up software to help businesses and enterprise deploy their own, OpenStack-based enterprise cloud.

SnapMD Launches New Telemedicine Service

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based SnapMD said this week that it has launched a new, software-as-a-service based telemedicine system, which helps healthcare providers better connect with their patients. snapmd biotech telemedicine saas healthcare physician The startup, which is led by Dave Skibinski, said its new Connected Care telemedicine system offers up live video, audio, and text message consultation between patients and their primary care and specialty care physicians.

Sendio Launches Hosted Service

socalTECH

Newport Beach-based Sendio , a developer of appliances for reducing spam, has expanded into the software-as-a-service business, saying today that it has launched a new, hosted online service. The new service is being delivered from a data center in Orange County.

LiveOffice Wins Financial Services Firm

socalTECH

Torrance-based LiveOffice , the provider of cloud-based email archiving services, reported this morning that it has signed American Portfolios Financial Services as a customer. liveoffice email archiving software saas cloudLiveOffice said the win includes implementation of its products across 300-plus branches at the independent broker-dealer. Financial terms of the win were not announced. LiveOffice is backed by Summit Partners and headed by Nick Mehta. READ MORE>>.

Service-Now Gets $41.3M

socalTECH

Solana Beach-based Service-Now , a developer of software-as-a-service for incident and service management, has raised $41.3M Tags: servicenow saas software incident management venture capital out of a $66.14M funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm Tuesday. The filing indicates that the new funding came from Sequoia Capital, and that a significant part of the funding was used to purchase the stock of the firm's executives. READ MORE>>.

SocialEngine Adds Big Customers, Launches Hosted Service

socalTECH

The company also said it has quietly soft-launched a new, software-as-a-service, hosted version of its service, SocialEngine Cloud. The new cloud-based service lets anyone create a community website, including discussion communities and more. socialengine discussion software saas community brand

Custom 122

Edico Genome Raises $22M to Expand Data Processing and Web Services

Xconomy

San Diego’s Edico Genome, highlighted in Monday’s media debut of Dell Technologies Capital , said today it has raised $22 million in Series B financing led by the Dell investment arm.

Web 78

CapLinked Looks To Challenge Data Room Services With Update

socalTECH

CapLinked , the Los Angeles-based developer of enterprise software for managing M&A transactions, venture deals, and other business deals, is aiming squarely at legacy, virtual data room services with its latest updates. The new features are an outgrowth of the evolution of CapLinked from providing its services to startups and venture capital firm, to large clients like Thomson Reuters, Sun Capital Partners, AI Verified, NextView Ventures, and Equity partners CRB.

ResMed To Add To Software Offerings With $750M MatrixCare Acquisition

Xconomy

Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to acquire Minnesota-based MatrixCare, which makes software for long-term care providers, for $750 million. San Diego’s ResMed (NYSE: ticker[[RMD]]) announced its intention to buy the privately held tech company on Monday.

Tipalti Ties Payments Service To Affiliate Tracking Software Developer

socalTECH

Tipalti , which develops an automated, mass payment platform for affiliate and other marketers, has integrated its service with CAKE , a provider of online campaign and affiliate tracking, the firms have announced. Tipalti develops software-as-a-service to streamline mass payments for affiliate networks, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites, and others, helping companies pay vendors using a variety of payment methods (direct deposit, ACH, PayPal, checks, prepaid card, etc.)

Putting the band back together, ExactTarget execs reunite to launch MetaCX

TechCrunch LA

The former President of ExactTarget and later chief executive of Salesforce Marketing Cloud has made billions of dollars building products to help support customer service and now he’s back at it again with his latest venture MetaCX.

FastSpring Launches Subscription Management Service

socalTECH

Santa Barbara-based FastSpring , the e-commerce and payment processing software firm headed by Dan Engel, said this week that it has launched a new online subscription management and payment service called SaaSy. Engel said that the service is aimed at SaaS and Web 2.0 The new product is specifically aimed at providers of subscription services.