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

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.

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.

Los Angeles-based BuildOps, subcontracting software for real estate, raises $5.8 million

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Software development companies tackling services for niche industries, like commercial real estate subcontracting, continue to find Los Angeles to be fertile ground for development. Software for the service industry is nothing new for Los Angeles entrepreneurs.

Electric vehicle charging software EV Connect raises $12 million

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EV Connect , the Los Angeles-based company that sells software to manage electric vehicle charging, has raised $12 million in a Series B round led by investors Mitsui & Co. Its also sells a cloud-based software platform that businesses can customize.

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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Upfront-Backed Software Comes Out of Stealth

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Esri Adds Drone Flight Planning, Processing Software

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Redlands-based geographical information systems (GIS) software developer Esri announced this morning tht it has partnered with drone data company 3DR , in order to expand its current drone imagery offerings. According to Esri, it will expand its Drone2Map for ArcGIS software by adding 3DR's Site Scan, unmanned aerial systems flight planning and processing software. esri drone flight planning geographical information systems software

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

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

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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.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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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

eSUB Construction Software Names CTO

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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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Wescom Resources Group Sells Banking Software

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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.

Cornerstone OnDemand Connects With Ultimate Software

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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.

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

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

Geenee Sees $7M In Seed Funding For AR Software

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Los Angeles-based Geenee , a company developing mobile software that allows physical objects to trigger mobile, augmented reality (AR) experiences, has raised $7M in a seed funding round, the company said on Tuesday morning. geenee augmented reality seed funding venture capital partners hollywood ecommerce software content

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

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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

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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

SaaS Is Dead, Long Live Software

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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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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

Esri Partners With Agriculture Software Developer

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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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

Clearlake Capital Buys Operations Management Software Developer

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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

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

Ezoic Gets $33M For AI Software

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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.