Miso Robotics Releases Cooking Software for Restaurants

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will make the software behind its kitchen automation technology available to foodservice businesses as a standalone product Miso Robotics Inc.

ServiceTitan Acquires Software Developer ServicePro

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the Glendale-based developer of management software for the home services industry, announced Feb. ServiceTitan Inc., 2 that it had acquired Service Pro.Net Inc

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Blackline Launches Accounts Receivable Software

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Los Angeles-based accounting automation software developer Blackline says it has launched a new product targeting the accounts receivable market. Pricing on the new software was not announced. blackline accounts receiveable software automation accounting

Quest Software Buys Erwin

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Aliso Viejo-based software company Quest Software announced this morning that it has acquired erwin, Inc., a developer of data modeling, data governance, and business process modeling software. quest software erwin merger acquisition data modelingFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Quest said that Erwin has more than 3,500 customers across North America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.

Oro Debuts New Ecommerce Marketplace Software

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a developer of e-commerce software, says it has launched a new product, OroMarketplace. The new software is aimed at the B2B marketplace market. The company says the new software lets sellers to rapidly implement B2B, B2C, B2G, franchise network ordering, services procurement, bookings/appointments, and physical goods marketplaces. oromarketplace market software cloudWest Hollywood-based Oro, Inc.,

Cast & Crew Acquires LeBog Software

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Los Angeles-based Cast & Crew, which develops payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software for the entertainment industry, said yesterday that it has acquired LeBog Software, a developer of digital purchase order software. LeBog Software is based in Berlin. cast crew lebog software merger acquisition purchase order hollywood entertainment

Quest Software Acquires Quadrotech

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Aliso Viejo-based systems management and security software developer Quest Software said this morning that it has acquired Quadrotech , a developer of management and migration solutions for Microsoft 365 and Office 365. quest software quadrotech merger acquisition migration office365

BLAZE Snags $8M For Cannabis Software

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Los Angeles-based BLAZE, a developer of enterprise resource planning and point-of-sale software for the legal cannabis market, recently raised $8M in a funding round, according to the company. blaze cannabis software enterprise planning cloud venture capitalThe funding was led by Delta Emerald Ventures with participation from returning investor Act One Ventures and new investor SOJE Capital.

Hollywood Software Firms Merge

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Burbank-based Entertainment Partners has acquired Culver City-based software developer SyncOnSet Technologies Inc

Software Startups Deliver Innovation

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based software startups is invisible to the average consumer, the impact is anything but While some technology developed by L.A.-based

BQE Software Scores Private Equity Funding

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Serent Capital is a private equity investor that invests in technology and tech-enabled software companies. BQE develops time billing and project management software for engineering and professional firms, including the architecture industry. software venture capital serent engineering professionalTorrance-based BQE said on Wednesday that it has received a "significant investment" from private equity investor Serent Capital.

Fighting Suicide With Software

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

Software Firm Boosts Market

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Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

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Cast & Crew Acquires Expense Management Software Developer

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Burbank-based payroll company Cast & Crew announced April 7 that it has acquired LeBog Software, the developer of an expense management system called Digital Purchase Order

Subscription Software Developer ReCharge Hits $2.1 Billion Valuation

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ReCharge Inc., the developer of a subscription payments platform for ecommerce companies, has raised a whopping $277 million in a funding round

OTOY Launches GPU Rendering Software For MacOS

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Los Angeles-based visual effects software developer OTOY says it has launched new GPU rendering software for MacOS, aimed at providing macOS users with what it says provides what it claims is the fastest spectral GPU renderer on macOS Big Sur. the company said its new software, Octane X, is available on the Mac App Store for free. otoy rendering software macos visual effects blockchain cryptoart

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Shayre Debuts File Sharing Software

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Los Angeles-based Shayre , a new startup developing data sharing software, says it has launched a new, "cloud-free" file sharing solution, aimed at enterprise businesses. According to Shayre, it has developed a point-to-point and point-to-multi-point software for file transferring and synchronization suited for enterprise businesses, which allows for unlimited files and file sizes to be transferred between devices. Pricing on the software was not announced by the company.

BeSmartee Gets Funding For Mortgage Software

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Huntington Beach-based BeSmartee, a developer of digital mortgage software, said Tuesday that it has received a strategic growth investment. BeSmartee develops digital mortgage software, which is used by banks, credit unions, and other lenders to manage the mortgage lending process. financial fintech capital venture growth strategic software mortgage besmartee

Guesty Grabs $50M For Short Term Rental Software

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Los Angeles-based Guesty, a developer of property management software for the short-term rental market--including Airbnb, Booking.com, Agoda, Vrbo and TripAdvisor--has raised $50M in a Series D funding, the company announced this morning. guesty short term rental property management venture capital software cloud airbnb

LinearB Snags $16M For Agile Software Efforts

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Los Angeles- and Tel-Aviv-based LinearB, a startup developing software used by both Agile and DevOps team for managing their projects, has raised $16M in its Series A funding, the company announced today. linearb agile software development devops project venture capital israelThe funding was led by Battery Ventures, and also included 83North and Ariel Maislos, plus TechAviv Founder Partners. The company says it has now raised a total of $21 million.

ServiceTitan Buys CUC Software

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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.

Cornerstone OnDemand Links Software With Microsoft Viva

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand, which provides employee development tools and online learning management, says it has integrated with Microsoft's new Viva software. Viva, Microsoft's new "employee experience" software, is aimed at connecting remote workforces with communications, learning, knowledge sharing, and other features. cornerstone ondemand microsoft viva learning software integration employee cloud saas

ringDNA Launches AI Sales Software

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Los Angeles-based ringDNA , which develops sales engagement software, says it has launched a new, artificial intelligence (AI) product, which it says helps recommend actions for sales reps, to increase success. The company claims its AI software automatically providing sales reps with a curated list of which accounts, leads and contacts to reach out to next, with the messaging most likely to result in revenue. ringdna artificial intelligence sales software saas cloud

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GraphPad Software Buys SnapGene

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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

SWARM Engineering Snags $2.7M For Food Supply Software

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SWARM Engineering, a new startup which is focused on developing supply and demand forecasting software for the food supply chain, has raised $2.7M According to the company, it is developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) specifically for solving complex problems such as supply & demand forecasting, optimizing inbound and outbound logistics, or maximizing yield in controlled environment agriculture. swarm engineering food supply software venture capital

Applied Business Software Names COO

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Long Beach-based Applied Business Software , a developer of software for loan servicing and origination in the mortgage industry, said today that it has named Jasen Portero as its Chief Operations Officer. Applied Business Software said Portero previously served at such companies as Universal Music Group, WellPoint, Warner Bros., applied business software loan origination servicing

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Software Security Company Replicated Raises $25 Million

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Replicated, a Culver City-based company that provides security and operations services to software vendors, closed a $25 million Series B funding round

Nimble Offers Up Free Software To Veterans

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Santa Monica-based contact relationship management (CRM) software developer Nimble says it is offering up a free year of access to its software to those who have served in the United States military. Nimble's software is used for managing business contacts, professional networks, customers, prospects, and more. nimble contact relationship management software veterans

Miso Robotics Rolls Out New AI Software For Grill Tracking

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The new software tracks items on a grill, and monitors cooking time automatically--telling cooks when to flip an item, and tracking items from when they are placed on a grill. Miso says the new software provides "precision-level" cooking and also ensures food safety and cooking standards are met. Pasadena-based robotics developer Miso Robotics rolled out a new product this morning, a new, artificial intelligence-driven product called CookRight.

The Coming Shift in Enterprise Software

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Today it has been announced that I’m leading a $15 million funding round in Tact , a new generation of Enterprise Software company along with other investors including Microsoft Ventures and previous investors Accel and Redpoint Rather than just waxing lyrically about how great the company is I thought I’d provide some context about why I invested and also about a fundamental change I see in the coming years in the way enterprise software is used.

Quest Software Names Two New GMs

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Aliso Viejo-based data protection, system management, and security software developer Quest Software announced two new executives this morning, saying it has named Heath Thompson as President and General Manager of its Information Systems Management (ISM) business and Bhagwat Swaroop as President and General Manager of the One Identity business. quest software general manager executive heath thompson bhagwat swaroop

Boulevard Finds $27M More For Salon Software

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Los Angeles-based Boulevard , which develops software to help salons manage their business operations, has raised $27M more in a Series B funding, the company announced on Monday. boulevard salon software venture capital saas cloud fashionThe funding was co-led by Index Ventures and Toba Capital, and also include VMG Partners, Bonfire Ventures, Ludlow Ventures, and BoxGroup. According to Boulevard, it will use the funding to expand its team and platform.

BQE Software Adds HR Module

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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

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

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

Insights: 3 Steps to Software Market Entry Success

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For our Insights and Opinions section today, we have an article from Tony Cristiano of Pivotal Arc, talking about 3 Steps to Software Market Entry Success. There is much money to be made in software and tech. So, you want to leverage your software or tech offerings to expand in an adjacent market. The software and tech market is attractive yet demanding. Read the rest of 3 Steps to Software Market Entry Success. insights opinions software marketing

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

CreatorIQ Gets $24M For Influencer Marketing Software

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Los Angeles-based CreatorIQ which develops influencer marketing software, has raised $24M in a Series C funding round, the company said on Wednesday. creatoriq influencer marketing software venture capital kayneThe funding was led by Kayne Partners Fund, a private equity fund managed by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. The funding also included TVC Capital and Unilever Ventures.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. We've identified ten of the more technically interesting companies working on software in Southern California, using our unscientific, unproven, and undoubtedly biased informal polling. The firm's software is now being. The company's software is being included in the Linux. technology computing algorithm saas software

YAPI Finds Funding For Dental Software

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North Hollywood-based Yapi , a provider of paperless communications and account management software for dental practices, says it has raised a round of growth investment from M33 Growth. YAPI's software allows dental practices to automate administrative tasks. saas investment growth capital venture cloud paperless software dental yapi

Greenfield Groves Buys Telehealth Software Platform

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Irvine-based Greenfield Groves ,, a telehealth and wellness company, said it is acquiring a proprietary telehealth software platform developed by Healthcare Technologies LLC. greenfield groves telehealth merger acquisition health wellness cloud software saasFinancial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to Greenfield Groves, it will use the acquisition to help accelerate its speed to market.

Parabol Picks Up $4M For Software Tools

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Los Angeles-based Parabol , a startup developing software management tools, used to manage the efforts of development teams, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The company's software helps development teams manage their processes, and is focused on Agile development processes. parabol software tools slack slackfund agile development venture capital

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QLess Software Helps Businesses Cut the Line

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With social distancing and masks likely to remain a reality for a while longer, Pasadena-based QLess Inc. is poised to help businesses reduce in-person queues

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