There is More to Software Than Just Making it Work

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“I hired a software development company from India. At Inverted software we know and have seen this all too often. We don’t just make software work; we make it shine! So what makes good software? The ability of a software system to scale is tremendously important.

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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LinearB Finds $50M For Software Engineering Tools

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Los Angeles- and Tel Aviv-based LinearB, a developer of software engineering tools, has raised $50M in a Series B funding round, the company said this morning. linearb software engineering venture capital source control analyticsThe funding was led by Tribe Capital, and also included Salesforce Ventures, plus Battery Ventures and 83North. As part of the funding, Sri Pangular of Tribe Capital will join the company's board of directors.

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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.

Activision Blizzard Clashes With Raven Software Union

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Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard looks to be in a clash with the newly organized union at the company's Raven Software arm, according to reports. Activision Blizzard announced a move to convert temporary and contract QA employees to full time there, but reportedly will not include workers at Raven Software as part of the effort. activision union blizzard raven software

eyko Raises $2.5M For Data Software

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The company said its software moves technical data preparation tasks usually performed by IT to non-technical business users. eyko venture capital data preparation seed funding inreach artificial intelligence softwareSanta Barbara-based Eyko, a new startup focused on "data preparation, blending, and streaming", says it has raised $2.5M in a Seed funding round, the company announced this morning.

Endgame Raises $17 Million For Sales Strategy Software

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Software company Endgame Labs Inc. raised more than $17 million across two funding rounds

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Swoogo Swipes $20M For Event Management Software

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Los Angeles-based Swoogo, a provider of event management software, said yesterday that it has raised $20M in a growth investment. Swoogo developing event management software, used for both hybrid and virtual events. Swoogo says its software is being used by such corporations as Atlassian, Box, and DocuSign. swoogo event management software venture capital growth

InvestCloud Partners With Ameriprise on Financial Software

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New digital technologies and advancements in business software have in recent years helped to expand the range of commonly offered employee benefits, making it easier for employers to include things like telehealth services and pet insurance in a company’s benefits package

Hollywood Software Firms Merge

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

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

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

Quest Software Now Owned By Clearlake Capital

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Aliso Viejo-based cybersecurity and IT operations management developer Quest Software is now owned by Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital, Clearlake Capital said today. Clearlake Capital acquired Quest Software from another, private equity investor, Francisco Partners. Quest Software was founded in 1987. quest software clearlake capital private equity merger acquisition

Fighting Suicide With Software

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

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

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 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

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.

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.

Skyryse Finds $200M For Pilot Automation Software

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Los Angeles-based Skyryse, a startup which is developing software to automate piloting of aircraft, has raised $200M in a Series B funding round, according to the company. The company is working with Robinson Helicopters, along with four other aviation manufacturers, to developing pilot automation software for aircraft. Skyryse says that Robinson Helicopters is planning to integrate its software, FlightOS, into its R66 model.

Swoogo Raises $20 Million for Event Management Software

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It was just two months into the pandemic when Chris Sykes took over as chief executive of Century City-based event management software developer Swoogo — a time when the events industry was experiencing unprecedented disruption

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

DGene Snags $20M For Film Restoration Software

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The company said it is building software "to expand creativity and redefine virtual production and immersive entertainment". dgene film restoration software venture capital content hollywood artificial intelligenceDGene, a content creation company which has a team in Los Angeles, but is based in San Jose, says it has raised $20M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Alibaba Group. DGene says it is using artificial intelligence for content creation and restoration.

Clovers Connects With $15M For Recruiting Software

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Los Angeles- and Nashville-based Clovers, a developer of interviewing and recruiting software, has raised $15M in a funding round, the company said this week. clovers venture capital recruiting software human resources employmentAccording to Clovers, the funding was led by Greycroft and Alpha Edison, and also included Crosslink Capital, Acadian Ventures, Fika Ventures and Act One Ventures.

Tiled Takes $13.7M For Content Authoring Software

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San Diego-based Tiled, which develops "no code" software to allow sales, marketing, creative, and HR teams to create interactive content without software development, has raised $13.7M tiled content authoring software sales marketing creativein a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Signal Peak Ventures, and also included Seismic, Adobe, and University Growth Fund, among others. The company is led by CEO Darrell Swain.

Vitalacy Aims Software At Hand Hygiene

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Is there a way to use software to ensure your employees are properly washing their hands? The company is targeting health care, hospitality, food services, and other industries with its software; the company also said it provides contact tracing, nurse rounding compliance monitoring, and more. vitalacy software hand hygiene saas wearables health healthcare

Sugar Scores $2.5M For Apartment, Community Software

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Los Angeles-based Sugar, which develops software to help manage apartment and residential living, has raised $2.5M The company develops software for residential communities, handling rent payment and other tasks. sugar venture capital seed funding apartment software living community property proptechin a seed funding round, according to the company.

The Soft Science of Being a Part of a Team

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Gal Ratner CEO Inverted Software. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” ” – Michael Jordan. You often hear the term “team player”, but what does it really mean?

Crypto IRA Software Creator iTrustCapital Raises $125 Million

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secured a $125 million Series A equity raise for its Crypto IRA software platform, the company announced on January 19th, with a post-funding valuation exceeding $1.3 The Long Beach-based tech platform creator iTrustCapital Inc.

Vendorflow Gets $1.3M For Logistics Software

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vendorflow logistics software trucking venture capital tenoneten nexttrucking communicationsLos Angeles-based Vendorflow, a new startup developing communications infrastructure for trucking and logistics providers, has raised $1.3M in a funding round, the company said today.

Arcturus Studios’ Software Powers Holographic Videos

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Augmented reality and holographic technology exist largely as a novelty for most Americans. But as smartphone cameras evolve and 5G networks come online, many investors and businesses are betting that the technology will become commonplace

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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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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Greenfly Gets $8.4M For Influencer Marketing Software

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Los Angeles-based Greenfly, a developer of marketing software for brand ambassadors, athletes, and sponsors, said on Tuesday that it has raised $8.4M paul chris investment growth strategic capital venture software marketing influencer greenflyin a strategic growth round.

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

Endgame Lands $17M For Sales Software

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Los Angeles-based Endgame, a developer of software that links user behavior with sales opportunities, has raised $17M in funding, according to the company. endgame sales software venture capital saas cloud data upfrontThe funding was split between a $12.25M, Series A funding round led by Menlo Ventures, and an earlier $5M Series Seed funding which was led by Upfront Ventures.

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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.,

ExamRoom Live Launches Medical Practice Software

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San Diego-based ExamRoom Live, a startup developing medical practice software, said on Monday that it has launched a new app, which lets medical offices handle telehealth, payment, text messaging, Efax, and time tracking. The company says its service starts at $10 per month, is compliant with HIPAA regulations, among other. examroom medical practice time tracking hipaa health

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

Virtualitics Raises $18 Million for Data Analytics Software

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Pasadena-based data analytics software company Virtualitics Inc. has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by North Sound Ventures

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

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

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.