GraphPad Software Buys SnapGene


San Diego-based GraphPad , which develops graphing software for scientific graphing and analysis, has acquired SnapGene , a developer of bioinformatics software, the company announced this morning. graphpad software merger acquisition snapgene analysis lifescience biotech

ServiceTitan Buys CUC Software


Glendale-based ServiceTitan has acquired CUC Software , a developer of business software products aimed at the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry, the company said this week. CUC Software was based in Billings, Montana, and was founded in 1981. According to ServiceTitan, CUC Software's customers were largely based in Canada. CUC Software was developed by Jack Vannoy and Carolyn Slayden in 1981.

Fighting Suicide With Software

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Adolescent suicides – and preventing them –is in the crosshairs of a software firm

Cornerstone OnDemand Connects With Ultimate Software


Santa Monica-based cloud-based learning, talent management, and other software, said today that it has connected with Ultimate Software , a developer of human capital management software. According to the two, the partnership allows the two companies to integrate their solutions, letting mutual customers exchange data between the two software products. Cornerstone OnDemand said it joined Ultimate Software's UltiPro Connect Partners program.

BQE Software Adds HR Module


Torrance-based BQE Software , a developer of accounting and project management software, says it has added a new module for managing human resources. According to BQE, it has launched Core HR, a new module of its BQE Core software that provides benefit tracking, salary history tracking, employee's journal and incident tracking, certification, awards, paid-time off and employee reviews. software human resources accounting project management

Upfront-Backed Software Comes Out of Stealth

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Projector launches presentation software

Wescom Resources Group Sells Banking Software


Anaheim-based Wescom Resources Group (WRG), which provides technology and software to credit unions, announced that it is selling its Symmetry eBanking digital banking software suit to Connect Financial Software Solutions. Connect Financial Software Solutions is a provider of enterprise digital banking servies. Connect Financial Software Solutions is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

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Blackline, a Los Angeles-based accounting software company, debuted in the U.S. markets Friday. After pricing at $17 per share, the stock closed at $23.70.

Silicon Beach Software, Led By Software Legend, Rolls Out First Software Title


San Diego-based Silicon Beach Software --a newly revived software company headed by longtime software legend Charlie Jackson--announced its first title on Friday, a vector drawing software called SaviDraw. The software is the first title for the new company, which was founded in 2015 by Charlie Jackson, whose claim to fame was founding the original Silicon Beach Software in 1984, one of the very first develops of third party software for the Apple Macintosh.

eSUB Construction Software Names CTO


San Diego-based eSUB Construction Software --fresh off a $12M funding round --says it has hired on a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), to help it development its platform. The company, which develops software used by construction contractors, said it has named Angelina Hendricks to the Chief Technology Officer position, where she will be responsible for developing the company's technology strategy, driving product innovation, and leading its product and software development teams.

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ServiceTitan Acquires JaRay Software


Glendale-based ServiceTitan , which develops software for the residential HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and home services business market, has acquired Kansas-based JaRay Software , the company announced this morning. JaRay Software is a developer of service business management software, and was founded by Paul Farmer Sr. servicetitan jaray software merger acquisition residential hvac services management

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


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FastPay Links With Advantage Software


Los Angeles-based FastPay , which provides receivables financing to help online publishers and media receive faster payment on their ad inventory, says it has linked up with Advantage Software , an agency management systems provider, in an alliance. fastpay advantage software online publishing publisher

Video Interview: Brainleap's Software To Help Treat ADHD and Autism


Today, we talk with Jeff Coleman, the CEo and co-founder of BrainLeap technologies , a software company focused on using games to improve the attention skils of individuals with autism and ADHD.

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Elevate Finds $25M For Legal Management Software


Los Angeles-based Elevate Services , a developer of enterprise, legal management software, has received $25M in an investment round, from private equity investor Kayne Partners, according to the two companies. Elevate said it will use the new, minority investment to scale its operations and to enhance its software. partner kayne equity private rollup acquisition merger software management legal elevate

Guidance Software Rolls Out Updated Software


Pasadena-based computer forensics software maker Guidance Software said this morning that it has launched an updated version of its EnCase Endpoint Investigator software. The company said the new software features "off-network" data collection, aimed at helping collect data on mobile devices and endpoints. guidance software forensics computer investigation

Esri Partners With Agriculture Software Developer


Redlands-based geographical information systems (GIS) provider Esri said on Thursday that it has partnered with a provider of software consulting and technology provider AgIntegrated , which develops a data hub for the agriculture and forestry market. esri agriculture partnership agintegrated software marketplace tracking

The Coming Shift in Enterprise Software

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Put simply Chuck is amongst the smartest and most knowledgeable leaders in the CRM industry and in the components I consider the future of enterprise software — voice driving input/output, chat-based computing and mobile-first design. Chuck as a software visionary understood this.

SaaS Is Dead, Long Live Software


Software terminology is stubbornly not following a similar evolution. It’s high time we kill the term Software As A Service (SaaS) and call it what it is – software. You’re not a SaaS company, you’re a software company. ASP To SaaS To Software.

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Cireson Acquires Skylon Software


San Diego-based software developer Cireson , a developer of software for the Microsoft Cloud and System Center, said today that it has acquired Skylon Software , a Danish company developing software for Microsoft Configuration Manager. Skylon Software's founder, Flemming Appelon Christiansen, has joined Cireson as part of the acquisition. cireson skylon software merger acquisition microsoft systems manager

TigerConnect Rolls Out New Software Product


Santa Monica-based TigerConnect , the developer of healthcare communications software, has rolled out a new set of products and product enhancements, all aimed at communications between healthcare providers, patients, and health systems. tigerconnect software healthcare communications texting lfiescience hospital privacy hipaa hippa

Ezoic Gets $33M For AI Software


Carlsbad-based Ezoic , a developer of artificial intelligence software for the digital publishing market, has raised $33M in a funding round, the company said this week. Ezoic's software is used by publishers to personalize the placement of ads in websites, using artificial intelligence tools; the company's founder and CEO is Dwayne Lafleur.

Quest Software Buys Metalogix


Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software has acquired Metalogix , a developer of migration tools for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. quest software metalogix merger acquisition microsoft msft migration platform office365 sharepointFinancial details of the acquisition were not announced. Metalogix develops tools that are used for the migration, management, and securing of Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint.

Blue Software Acquired By Esko

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Packaging design software company Esko-Graphics Inc., has bought Blue Software, an artwork management software firm, from Westwood-based Diversis Capital a subsidiary of the Danaher Corp.

MSC Software Buys Simufact


Newport Beach-based simulation software developer MSC Software said this morning that it has acquired Simufact Engineering , a developer of simulation software used in welding and forming simulations.

Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals


If you look at the last few weeks of deals here, you might be surprised: it''s almost been entirely enterprise software. for its cloud-based medical offices software. Why the sudden interest in cloud-based, enterprise software?

Clearlake Capital Buys Operations Management Software Developer


Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital has acquired a Cary, North Carolina-based developer of operations management software, Dude Solutions. Dude Solutions develops cloud-based, operations management software, which handles suh things as work order, inventory, energy, capital planning, facility scheduling, and community development workflows. clearlake capital operations management software merger acquisition dude solutions

Yardi Debuts Machine Learning Software


Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi said today that it has launched a new product, which uses machine learning for prescriptive analytics. According to the company, its new Yardi Elevate software is aimed at the multifamily market, and uses marcine learning to help CEOs, COOs, asset managers, and others with marketing, expense and revenue budgeting and forecasting, market valuations, and other recommendations.

Specright Picks Up $8.8M For Specifications Software


Irvine-based Specright , a developer of specification data management software, has raised $8.8M Specright's software is used to develop supply chain specifications for packaging, products, and raw materials. The company said the new funds go to help the firm advance its software, including accelerating product development, hiring, and expanding globally. enterprise cloud saas chain supply capital venture software specifications specright

RealtyMogul Sells Loan Underwriting Software Technology


According to RealtyMogul, it has sold the proprietary loan underwriting software it developed in its labs to Hunt Real Estate Capital , in an all-cash transaction. realtymogul loan underwriting software merger acquisition realestate crowdsourcing huntrealestate huntLos Angeles-based real estate crowdfunding site RealtyMogul says it has sold some technology it has developed at its research and development lab, to another company.

MSC Software In Play


Newport Beach-based CAD/CAM software maker MSC Software is reportedly in play, with current private equity owners Elliott Associates and Symphony Technology Group potentially selling the company to CVC Capital Partners, according to a report. MSC Software went private back in 2008. software merger acquisition rumor private equity elliott symphony technology

March Capital Leads $51M Funding In Uniphore's AI Software


Uniphore is a developer of conversational artificial intelligence software, which is being used in call centers, and helps provide automated customer service for companies. automation center call conversation capital venture software uniphore march

Clearlake's Perforce Buys Rogue Wave Software


Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital and its portfolio company, Perforce Software , have acquired embedded software development tools provider Rogue Wave Software , the firms said last week. Perforce is a developer of source code control and other tools used by software developers. programming code source sccs equity private development software embedded acquisition merger capital clearlake wave rogue perforce

Perforce Software, Backed By Clearlake Capital, Finds New Funding


Perforce Software , a developer of software used by developers to manage their software source control and DevOps--which is backed by Santa Monica-based Clearlake Capital Group--has scored a new round of funding, the company announced this morning. Perforce's software ia used to store and track source code changes, as well as other related parts of the software development and deployment process.

PetDesk Finds $12M For Veterinary Software


San Diego-based PetDesk , a developer of software used by veterinarians, announced Friday morning that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. PetDesk develops online software used to manage veterinary practices. The company's software handles appointments, reminders, confirmations, health records, and other health data tracking for pets. petdesk veterinary software grooming grommers venture capital saas cloud manageent