Fighting Suicide With Software

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

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.

Software Firm Boosts Market

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Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

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FastPay Links With Advantage Software

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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

ServiceTitan Acquires JaRay Software

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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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Specright Picks Up $8.8M For Specifications Software

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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

TigerConnect Rolls Out New Software Product

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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

Guidance Software Rolls Out Updated Software

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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

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.

Cireson Acquires Skylon Software

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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

RealtyMogul Sells Loan Underwriting Software Technology

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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.

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.

Quest Software Buys Metalogix

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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.

Yardi Debuts Machine Learning Software

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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.

Clearlake's Perforce Buys Rogue Wave Software

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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

AppOnboard Gives Away Instant App Software For Free

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Los Angeles-based AppOnboard says it has begun giving away its codeless app development software, AppOnboard Studio , to help developers create "instant apps" and playable ads, as well as prototypes. The startup--led by startup veteran Jonathan Zweig--said the free version of its software makes it easy for people to design and build interactive versions of their mobile apps and games. apponboard mobile demo development prootype software

MSC Software Buys Simufact

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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

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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?

PetDesk Finds $12M For Veterinary Software

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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

MSC Software In Play

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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

JMI Equity Backs Jvion's Healthcare AI Software

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead backer of a developer of artificial intelligence software for the healthcare industry this morning. Jvion , a developer of clinical decision support software, said on Thursday that it received a "significant" growth equity investment for the startup, to expand its healthcare AI and prescriptive analytics platform. equity private capital venture software intelligence artificial healthcare jvion

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Veritone's AI Software Linked Into Government Marketplace

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Costa Mesa-based artificial intelligence software developer Veritone announced this morning that the company's aiWARE Government platform is now available to federal agencies, through the federal FedRAMP marketplace. FedRAMP is a US government program which specifies that software has met specific data security and data practices, and makes it easier for other federal agencies to make purchases.

sensemetrics Gets $10M For IoT Sensor Software

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San Diego-based sensemetrics , a startup developing software to digest the vast amount of industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensor data in the areas of mining, dams, energy and the industrial machine sectors, said on Tuesday that it has raised $10M in a financing round. sensemetrics sensor software industrial venture capital funding

WAYV Picks Up $5M For Cannabis Software

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Los Angeles-based WAYV , a startup that says it is developing cannabis e-commerce software, has raised $5M in a seed funding round, the company said on Monday. According to WAYV, it is developing e-commerce software which enables licensed cannabis companies to manage next day delivery and manage the supply chain for retailers and brands. wayv cannabis software ecommerce seed funding david sacks craft ventures marijuana legalized

Lieberman Software Acquired By Bomgar

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Los Angeles-based identity management software developer Lieberman Software has been acquired by Atlanta-based Bomgar , Bomgar said on Thursday morning, in a deal aimed at improving Bomgar's portfolio of access and identity management products. Liberman Software was led by founder and CEO Philip Lieberman. Bomgar is a major developer of secure access and credential software, and is privately held. management identity acquisition merger bomgar software lieberman

BlackLine Software Prices IPO

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Woodland Hills-based BlackLine Software , the developer of accounting and financial close software, has priced its IPO, saying late Thursday evening that it will sell 8,600,000 shares of its common stock at $17.00 saas software accounting acquisition merger blackline

Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M

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Pasadena-based software developer Bluebeam Software has been acquired by German software company Nemetschek AG , the two said late Friday. According to the two, Nemetschek will pay $100M for BlueBeam, which is a developer of PDF software used for architecture, engineering, and construction. Bluebeam Software was led by Richard Lee. architecture document international nemetschek acquisition merger software bluebeam

SecurityFirst Launches New Security Software

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Rancho Santa Margarita-based SecurityFirst said this morning that it has launched a new, data security software product DataKeep. According to SecurityFirst, its new software is designed to address the growing risks of a network breach through encryption of data. security first software datakeep encryption encrypt cybersecurityPricing on the new product was not announced. SecurityFirst is led by CEO Jim Varner. READ MORE>>.

SOA Software Becomes Akana

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Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has renamed the company to Akana , as it has broadened its software base. According the company, which is led by Paul Gigg, the name change comes as the company has expanded beyond its roots in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services, and now addresses API management, cloud integration, DevOps, and other enterprise software areas. devops rename cloud enterprise software akana

Kazuhm Gets Funding For Distributed Computing Software

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The company says its software platform currently works both on Windows and Linux operating systems, utilizing used processing power on those systems to minimize use of cloud computing costs. datacenter data intuit distributed desktop software computing capital venture kazuhmSan Diego-based Kazuhm , a startup developing a distributed computing workload platform, has received a funding round from Analytics Ventures, Analytics said this week. Size of the investment was not announced.

Clearlake Capital Buys Perforce Software

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said this morning that it has acquired Perforce Software , a developer of version control software. Perforce's software is used by software development teams to store and track their source code. clearlake capital perforce merger acquisition private equity software summit source

PhoenixET Finds Funding For Smart Building Management Software

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PhoenixET, which is led by CEO Glen Schrank, develops IoT technology and software, which helps companies with managing energy usage, helping to shift energy loads, understand usage of energy by buildings, and connects with a variety of building control systems. Aliso Viejo-based PhoenixET , a developer of Internet-of-Things (IoT) products for the smart building market, has raised a round of funding in what it says is a growth capital funding.

Quest Software Enhances Storage Software

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Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software announced this morning that it has enhanced its Quest ChangeAuditor, its auditing software for network attached storage (NAS). Quest said that it has added new support for EMC Celerra and NetApp filers to the software. The software collects information about changes and access to data on those file servers, for security and compliance purposes. quest software storage auditing change audit

Semtech Open Sources LoRa Gateway Software

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Camarillo-based Semtech Corporation , which develops analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has released software for its LoRa-based, wireless communications gateway into open source. Semtech said the open source, Linux software is ideal for creating miniature gateways for use indoors in mart building applications or as mobile gateway in asset tracking.