VC firms of Kevin Durant and Snoop Dogg back Dutchie, a new cannabis delivery service

TechCrunch LA

Ross Lipson, the chief executive officer and co-founder of the on-demand marijuana and cannabis delivery service, Dutchie, had thought he was done with the online delivery business.

Tesloop Ride Sharing Service Expands

L.A. Business Journal

That’s the theory behind Tesloop of Culver City, a car service which ferries passengers on highway trips between 50 miles and 200 miles around Southern California in Tesla Inc.’s Long-haul commuting is better in a Tesla. s Model X or Model S cars

Inside Joymode, a subscription service saving you from buying all of the things

TechCrunch LA

What began as a movement among couture culturati with the success of Rent the Runway has moved into everything from cars (Porsche's got a subscription service ) to construction equipment and furniture.

Canters restaurant royalty raises $9.5 million for Ordermark, a takeout order management service

TechCrunch LA

“I was the guy in the restaurant to pitch whenever there was a service or product,” Canter says. All of these different ordering services began to pop up and each one added more customers and incremental revenue, but each one brought challenges into our staff.”

Sagewise pitches a service to verify claims and arbitrate disputes over blockchain transactions

TechCrunch LA

million to bring to market a service that basically hits pause on the execution of a contract so it can be arbitrated in the event that something goes wrong. The company’s technology works as a middleware including an SDK and a contract notification and monitoring service.

Framework Benchmarks

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Inside Joymode: a subscription service saving you from buying all of the things

TechCrunch LA

What began as a movement among couture culturati with the success of Rent the Runway has moved into everything from cars (Porsche’s got a subscription service ) to construction equipment and furniture.

WebPurify Launches Image Moderation Service

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based WebPurify , which provides online content moderation services, said it has launched a new, automated image moderation service to help screen user generated content for nudity. According to WebPurify, its automated intelligent moderation (AIM) service uses machine learning and computer vision for real-time automated moderation of images for its clients, and is in addition to its existing human moderation services.

Vcorp Services Acquired By Wolters Kluwer

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Los Angeles- and New York-based Vcorp Services , the provider of business formation and other corporate legal services, has been acquired by Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance , a Netherlands-based provider of risk and compliance services. Wolters Kluwer said the acquisition will help strengthen its existing portfolio of legal and compliance products and services. vcorp services wolters kluwer merger acquisition risk governance compliance

The Empathy Economy: Emotional Intelligence in Customer Service

Xconomy

The “empathy economy” will help define the new reality of human and machine interactions in the customer service industry. A takeoff on the sharing economy, the empathy economy will grow due to brand mania and increased automation in the workplace.

Clutter Expands Into Moving Services

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based on-demand, storage service Clutter is expanding into the moving business, saying on Wednesday that it will start offering up in-city moving services. The new service will be priced per move per hour, allowing users to move a room or an entire home across the cities Clutter offers its service. Clutter currently offers up its moving services in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, New York, , and New Jersey.

j2 Cloud Services Names SVP

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Los Angeles-based j2 Cloud Services , the cloud services arm of j2 Global , said this morning that it has named John Nebergall as Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Fax Business Unit. Nebergall was most recently General Manager of Demandforce, and also served at Orion Health, Allscripts, and Experian Information Services.

Enjoius raises $1.4 million to bring its party planning services to you

TechCrunch LA

Just in time for the holiday season, a group of prominent Los Angeles entertainment and technology executives have come together to back the new startup, Enjoius, which aims to make it easier for hosts to plan their perfect party.

Enjoius raises $1.4 million to bring its party planning services to you

TechCrunch LA

Just in time for the holiday season, a group of prominent Los Angeles entertainment and technology executives have come together to back the new startup, Enjoius, which aims to make it easier for hosts to plan their perfect party. Read More.

CBRE Invests In Energy Services Startup Redaptive

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Los Angeles-based real estate services and investment firm CBRE Group has made a strategic investment in San Francisco-based energy services startup Redaptive , CBRE announced this morning. According to CBRE, Redaptive offers a "new and compelling service" for CBRE clients, and will help its clients reduce their costs and improve their sustainability. Redaptive both finances and manages building efficiency projects, providing "turnkey" efficiency services.

HopSkipDrive Raises $7.4M More For Ride Service For Kids

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Los Angeles-based HopSkipDrive , the ridesharing service which helps deliver kids to and from school, after-school activities, and home, said this morning that it has raised $7.4M STI), a company in the school transportation, safety, and fleet services market. school education after ride service ondemand transportation kids hopskipdrive

FreedomPop To Power New Service For Prudential

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Los Angeles-based mobile communications provider FreedomPop said on Tuesday morning that it has partnered with financial services giant Prudential , to help power a new service that Prudential will up-sell to its existing customers. FreedomPop recently launched a white label version of its service, which lets companies create their own, mobile brands. freedompop white label wireless brand telecom phone telephone prudential financial services

Technology Services World (TSW) 2018

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Monday, May 7, 2018 -- Technology Services World (TSW) 2018. Learn how technology companies are leveraging the expertise of both their Sales and Service teams to land, retain, and grow customers. TSW is an unrivaled source of peer learning, networking, and idea sharing. See [link] (more

CrowdStrike Launches New Services Offering

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Irvine-based cybersecurity software developer CrowdStrike said Monday that it has rolled out a new set of customer support and services options, to support the deployment of its CrowdStrike Falcon software. Pricing on its new services offerings were not announced. crowdstrike cybersecurity security software support customer services

PSI Services Buys Software Secure

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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

Service Expands Travel Saving App To Hotels

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Los Angeles-based Service , the venture backed startup which helps travelers automatically receive compensation for airline delays and cancellations, has expanded into hotel booking, saying it now is able to scan a user's email for upcoming hotel reservations, then automatically search for price drops, rebooking rooms when that happens. Service--which is venture backed by Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, Maveron, 8VC, Arena Ventures, and angels--is led by CEO Michael Schneider.

Peepla Launches Live Streaming Service

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peepla live streaming actor service isntagram facebookLos Angeles-based Peepla announced a new, mobile live streaming app, available on iOS or Android, similar to Facebook Live, Instagram Live or Snapchat. According to the company, it is looking to avoid being direct competition with Periscope and Facebook live by including "locaiton-based social functions".

ParkMe Wins Parking Services Firm

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Santa Monica-based ParkMe , the startup which is developing parking information services and apps, reported today that it has entered into a partnership with ABM Parking Services, and will launch and power ABM's mobile app. startup information realtime services parking parkme

Yardi Wins Cortland Capital Market Services

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Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi said Friday that it has signed up Cortland Capital Market Services LLC, as a new customer. Cortland Capital Market Services, which is based in Chicago, provides investment servicing, and is using Yardi's Investment Management software. yardi cortland capital market services real estate software

Simulations Plus Acquires DILIsym Services

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Lancaster, California-based Simulations Plus , which develops pharmaceutical simulation and modeling software, has acquired DILIsym Services , a developer of drug-induced liver injury simulation software and related consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry. Simluations Plus said it will pay $10M in total, split between $5M up front plus earn out of up to an additional $5M over the next three years based on profitability of its new DILIsym Services division.

HelloTech Powers New Service For Altice

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based HelloTech , the startup providing in-home, technical support and related services, is powering a new in-home installation and service offering from broadband communications and video service provider Altice, the two said this morning. That service will be provided by HelloTech, which is led by technology veteran an investor Richard Wolpert. hellotech altice broadband telecom services home support

CrowdStrike Expands Remote Incident Management Service

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Irvine-based CrowdStrike announced this morning that it has expanded its managed threat hunting service, offering up new levels for customers needing guided response and remote incident management. According to CrowdStrike, the new levels for its Falcon OverWatch service will include a "Standard", "Essential", and "Elite" level, depending on how much assistance CrowdStrike is providing to the company. Pricing on the various levels of service were not announced.

Cynvenio Launches New Cancer Testing Service

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Westlake Village-based Cynvenio announced this morning that it has launched a new cancer testing service, the ClearID Total Insight Breast Cancer, to monitor breast cancer patients. According to Cynvenio, the liquid biopsy monitoring service is aimed at patients in treatment and survivors in remission, and is designed to measure immune health status and detect genetic mutations associated with cancer. cynvenio cancer breast testing service survivor genomics blood lifescience

Recmnd.us Takes On Service Recommendations

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The team behind Recmnd.Me , the hiring and recommendations website, is applying its technology to recommending software tools, apps, and companies through a new service, Recmnd.us. The company described its service as "Digg meets Yelp, but for service providers, not restaurants."

Social Media for Service Professionals

SoCal CTO

I did a presentation about the use of Social Media to a great group of people who mostly are different kinds of service professionals (attorneys, accountants, consultants, etc.). Services Pages.

Vizio Launches Its Own Video Streaming Service

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In a move which seems to aim at keeping high definition televisions relevant in the era of online streaming, Irvine-based Vizio announced its very own video streaming service on Wednesday, powered by LA's Pluto TV. According to Vizio, it has launched a new service called WatchFree , which will offer access to more than 100 live and linear channels for free, direct streaming.

EDF Renewable Services Ups Contracted Capacity to 10 Gigawatts

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San Diego-based renewable energy services firm EDF Renewable Services , the operations and maintenance arm of EDF Renewable Energy, says it now has 10 gigawatts of capacity under contract. states, four Canadian provinces, Mexico, and Chile servicing renewable energy installations. renewable services contract energy power maintenance

Smith Micro Adds Design and Development Service

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Aliso Viejo-based software developer Smith Micro Sofware said that it has launched a new, design and development service, which will help its customers develop their own mobile apps. According to Smith Micro, the service is aimed at B2 enterprises and startups, and help them develop iOS, Android, and Windows apps. Smith Micro did not say why it decided to branch out into software development services; the company had been better known for developing its own software applications.

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PSI Services Finds Private Equity Funding

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Burbank-based PSI Services , a provider of professional testing services to both the commercial and government market, said today that it has scored a private equity investment. capital venture professional testing employment funding equity private services

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Evercar Shuts Down, Suspends Services

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Los Angeles-based Evercar has quietly shut down its service, and no longer is offering up its on-demand, car sharing services. The company said, in a notice posted on its website, that "due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be able to deliver that service in the near term." On a notice on the company's website, the company said its last day was October 10th, and that it has suspended all member accounts.