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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Upfront-Backed Software Comes Out of Stealth

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Projector launches presentation software

Fighting Suicide With Software

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

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.

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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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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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


marketing, and not enough of the traditional, software-and-algorithm intensive startups you'd expect to see in Silicon Valley. The firm's software is now being. The company's software is being included in the Linux. technology computing algorithm saas software

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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


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


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.

CreatorIQ Finds $12M For Influencer Marketing Software


Los Angeles-based CreatorIQ , a developer of enterprise software used for influencer marketing, has raised $12M in a Series B funding round, the company said Thursday. Among other specifics of the company's software, CreatorIQ says it has developed a developing a proprietary algorithm to uncover the authenticity of a creator's audience and address es the "follower fraud" epidemic.

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 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'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

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

eSub Construction Software Finds $12M For Project Management Tools


San Diego-based eSub Construction Software , a startup developing construction project management tools, has raised $12M in a funding round, the company announced this morning. eSub, led by founder and CEO Wendy Rogers, develops construction management software, which produces daily reports, RFIs, change orders, handles purchase orders, and more. esub contruction software project management venture capital saas

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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

Housecall Pro Rolls Out New Software For Home Services Businesses


The company is offering up its software for free for the first year; however, Housecall Pro charges $99 a month for premium features such as online booking, chat, and pricing tools, plus another $12.99 housecall home services software website domainSan Diego-based Housecall Pro announced on Tuesday that it has rolled out a brand new product, aimed at home services businesses, which helps them build their own website.

JMI Equity Backs Jvion's Healthcare AI Software


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


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.

BlackLine Software Prices IPO


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

sensemetrics Gets $10M For IoT Sensor Software


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