Hollywood Software Firms Merge

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

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.

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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.

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

Video Interview: Karen Caswelch, SciArt Software

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Our interview today is with Karen Caswelch , the CEO of SciArt Software (www.sciartsoftcom), a startup developing design software for the aerospace industry. sciart software karen caswelch design mechanical electronic automation interview video entrepreneur techstars space starburst

Fighting Suicide With Software

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

Software Firm X1 Making Big Moves

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Pasadena-based software developer X1 Discovery Inc. is closing out 2019 with a series of big changes

Software Firm Boosts Market

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Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

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Upfront-Backed Software Comes Out of Stealth

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Projector launches presentation software

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.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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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

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.

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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Medsphere Finds $40M For Healthcare IT Software

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Carlsbad-based Medsphere Systems , a provider of healthcare information technology and software, has raised $40M in new funding from private equity investor TPG Sixth Street Partners, the company said this morning. The new funds will go towards organic growth as well as "opportunistic strategic acquisitions", according to the company. As part of the funding, Lee Mooney, Principal at TPG Sixth Street Partners, will join Medsphere's board.

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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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

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

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

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.

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.

Pepper Financial Gets $5.6M For Business Management Software

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Pepper Financial's co-founder and CEO is James Borow, previously was was co-founder and CEO of SHIFT, which he sold to Brand Network for $50M in 2015; he later was Global Head of Revenue Programs at Snap, and helped found commercial real estate marketplace CREXi; he also was involved with Forge Platform, a developer of software development kits for Ethereum. pepper financial business management software venture capital upfront ventures

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

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.

Yardi Extends Online Purchasing Software To Canada

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Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi announced this week that it has extended Yardi Marketplace, its online purchasing software for maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies, to Canada. According to Yardi, the software which is part of the Yardi Procure to Pay Suite--simplifies purchasing from online catalogs, as well as major retailers like Acklands-Grainger, HD Supply, Veritiv, and others.

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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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.

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?

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

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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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.

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

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.

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