Fighting Suicide With Software

L.A. Business Journal

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

ServiceTitan Acquires JaRay Software

socalTECH

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

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

TechCrunch LA

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

L.A. Business Journal

Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

Oracle 208

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

socalTECH

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

JMI Equity Backs Jvion's Healthcare AI Software

socalTECH

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

Equity 109

Blue Software Acquired By Esko

L.A. Business Journal

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

socalTECH

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.

Guidance Software Rolls Out Updated Software

socalTECH

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

Both Sides of the Table

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.

sensemetrics Gets $10M For IoT Sensor Software

socalTECH

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

Cireson Acquires Skylon Software

socalTECH

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

WAYV Picks Up $5M For Cannabis Software

socalTECH

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

MSC Software Buys Simufact

socalTECH

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

socalTECH

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?

MSC Software In Play

socalTECH

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

Kazuhm Gets Funding For Distributed Computing Software

socalTECH

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.

CoreLogic Seeks To Sell Non-Core Software Units

socalTECH

Irvine-based property information provider CoreLogic said late Thursday that it has launched an effort to exit "certain legacy non-core software units" at the company. According to the firm, it is looking to exit its loan origination software unit and its "legacy default management" related platforms over the next 24 months. corelogic software merger acquisition property information

Lieberman Software Acquired By Bomgar

socalTECH

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

SecurityFirst Launches New Security Software

socalTECH

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>>.

BlackLine Software Prices IPO

socalTECH

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

Truepic Finds $8M For Photo Verification Software

socalTECH

San Diego-based startup Truepic , a developer of software which "notarizes" digital photos for authenticity, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, the company announced on Thursday. truepic photo verification digital manipulation venture capital software images

Clearlake Capital Buys Perforce Software

socalTECH

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

Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M

socalTECH

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

SOA Software Becomes Akana

socalTECH

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

AuditBoard Find $40M For Risk, Compliance Software

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based AuditBoard , a developer of risk and compliance software used to help auditors streamline their work, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. Los Angeles is becoming quite the hub for accounting software companies; the city already has one big public accounting software developer, BlackLine, and also has FloQast, an accounting software developer venture backed by Insight Venture Partners, Toba Capital, and Polaris Partners.

MSC Software Acquired For $834M

socalTECH

Newport Beach-based CAD/CAM software developer MSC Software is being acquired by Stockholm, Switzerland-based Hexagon AB , in a deal worth $834M, Hexagon announced this morning. MSC Software develops computer-aided engineering (CAE) software, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. software merger acquisition rumor private equity elliott symphony technology hexagon metrology switzerland

ResMed To Add To Software Offerings With $750M MatrixCare Acquisition

Xconomy

Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to acquire Minnesota-based MatrixCare, which makes software for long-term care providers, for $750 million. San Diego’s ResMed (NYSE: ticker[[RMD]]) announced its intention to buy the privately held tech company on Monday.

Guidance Software Acquired By OpenText For $240M

socalTECH

Pasadena-based forensics software maker Guidance Software has agreed to be acquired by OpenText , in a deal worth approximately $240M, Guidance said this morning. Guidance, which is best known for developing the EnCase forensic security software, said OpenText will pay $7.10 guidance software forensics merger acquisition opentext encase

Clearlake Capital Sells Calero Software

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital announced today that it has sold off one of its portfolio firms, Calero Software , to private equity investor Riverside Partners. clearlake capital calero software merger acquisition private equityFinancial terms of the sale were not announced. Clearlake created Calero in 2013, when it rolled up three companies--Veramark Technologies, PINNACLE, and Movero--into a single entity.

BlockFraud Finds $5M For Anti-Fraud Software

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based BlockFraud , a developer of machine learning and artificial intelligence software used for detecting mobile fraud, has reportedly raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed on Wednesday. blockfraud antifraud software artificial intelligence machine learning venture capital

Kareo Rolls Out Updated Software

socalTECH

Irvine-based medical practice management software developer Kareo , led by Dan Rodrigues, said Tuesday that it has launched the next generation of its cloud-based software for outsourced billing. kareo medical office software billing cloud update The company said its Kareo Medical Billing now supports both web and mobile applications, adds customized reports, includes secure messaging, and many other features. Pricing on the new product was not announced.

Quest Software Enhances Storage Software

socalTECH

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

FloQast Enhances Close Management Software

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based FloQast , which develops close management software for accountants, said today that it has launched a new feature for its offering. floqast close management software accounting visualization toolsThe company said it has added new visualization tools to its tool, which help controllers understand the pace of closing versus deadlines, giving them the ability to know whether the close is on track or if adjustments are needed to close on time.

Software Test Professionals Conferenceand Expo

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, April 9, 2018 -- Software Test Professionals Conferenceand Expo. STPCon, Where Testers Come to Learn - The Software Test Professionals Conference is the leading event where test leadership, management, and strategy converge. The hottest topics in the industry are covered including agile testing, performance testing, test automation, mobile application testing, and test team leadership and management. See [link] (more