Docbot Raises $4M For AI Diagnosis Tools

socalTECH

Irvine-based Docbot, a startup developing artificial intelligenec tools for diagnosing gastrointestinal (GI) disease, has raised $4M in a Series A funding round, according to the company. docbot artificial intelligence diagnosis tools bioscience sola venture capital biotech lifescienceThe funding was led by Khosla Ventures, and also included Bold Capital Partners, Collaborative Fund and Boutique Venture Partners. The company says it now raised a total of $8.5M.

Tool 109

Criteria Launches Emotional Assessment Tool

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Criteria , a developer of tools used for pre-employment assessment, has launched a new tool to measure emotional intelligence, the company said today. According to the company, it has launched a new tool called Emotify, which it says will help companies select ideal andidates based on emotional intelligence. Pricing on the new tool was not announced. criteria emotional assessment software tool emotify screening tests testing test employment hiring

Tool 109
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Fuel Cycle Rolls Out Continuous Issue Tracking Tool

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based a href="[link] Cycle, a developer of software for market research, said it has rolled out a new tool to help with ongoing issue tracking for companies using continuous product development. The company said its Delta Testing tool is aimed at collecting user feedback for improving hardware and software, including mobile apps, websites, and physical products. fuel cycle continuous issue tracking software tool feedback

Tool 109

PayPal Will Integrate Honey Shopping Tools

L.A. Business Journal

is beginning to detail how it will incorporate Honey’s tools Nearly one year after acquiring software developer Honey Science Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc.

Tool 153

Parabol Picks Up $4M For Software Tools

socalTECH

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 software tools are used to manage "retrospective meetings", a type of meeting run by Agile development teams used to review what happened in an iteration, identify actions for improvement, and manages the steps in conducting those meetings and reviews.

Tool 139

6 Personal Assessment Tools To Optimize Career Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, with the instant access to information and experts in every field around the world, and the wealth of personal assessment tools available on the Internet, there is no excuse for not exploring and evaluating the alternatives before you make a step forward.

Tool 123

Spot Parking Rolls Out Mapping Tool to Help Local Businesses

L.A. Business Journal

is repurposing its mapping technology to build a tool that helps business communities stay on top of ever-changing Covid-19 regulations Santa Monica-based Spot Parking (US) Inc.

Help 206

Output Finds $45M For Music Tools

socalTECH

tool sample ccreation musi capital venture outputLos Angeles-based Output , a startup developing music creation software aimed at professional artists, has raised $45M in a Series A investment. The funding came from Summit Partners. Output says its software is used by such artists as Drake, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, and Justin Timberlake.

Tool 100

IDrive Targets Businesses With New Video Conferencing Tool

socalTECH

According to IDrive, its new tool, EPYC, offers both secure video conferencing and "AR" capability for remote workforces. The company said it launched the new tool as a result of COVID-19 and the current remote work climate. IDrive says its tool includes calender integration, no time restrictions on meetings, ability to dial in via phone, and secure passwords. idrive video conferencing tool online backup storage epyc

Tool 109

Pipeliner CRM Enhances Reporting Tools

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Pipeliner CRM, which develops customer relationship management software for sales teams, recently released a new update to its software, adding new reporting and analytics features. According to the company, it has added new, comprehensive reporting and analytics for its software, which offers up performance indicators and quotas, plus line graphs, bar and pie charts. PIpeliner is led by CEO Nikolaus Kimla. pipeliner reporting customer relationship management software

Tool 109

Nimble Updates CRM Tools

socalTECH

According to the company, led by longtime CRM veteran Jon Ferrara, the updated software includes such new features as embedding within Office 365 and Google Apps; synchronizes contacts, emails, and calendars; new automatic market segmentation tools; personalized outreach emails; new templates for Gmail; and much more. nimble customer relationship management tool software platform

Tool 131

Seqster Scores $12M For Healthcare Data Tools

socalTECH

San Diego-based Seqster PDM, a developer of healthcare data tools, said this morning that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding round. Seqster develops tools that integrate various electronic health record (EHR), pharmacy lab, lab data, genomic data/DNA, fitness wearables data, and other information into a single place. The company said its tools are currently being used in the pharmaceutical world by making it easier to recruit and track clinical trial participants.

Tool 109

Snapchat Debuts Headspace Meditation Tool

socalTECH

Venice, California-based Snapchat has debuted the new meditation features that it developed with Los Angeles-based Headspace this morning, the new meditation-with-friends feature that the company announced at its Partner Summit in June.

CUJO AI Launches Network Analytics Tool

socalTECH

The company said the tool helps provide data on connected devices, applications usage, content access, security threats, and privacy challenges. Pricing on the new tool was not detailed, however, CUJO said it offers to tool through a "no-cost licensing program" to operators. cujo network analysis tool broadband analytics telecom software artificial intelligence

Tool 109

Revnue Aims AI Tools At Digital Contracts

socalTECH

says it is taking aim at the digital contract management industry, with a new artificial intelligence tool. A new, West Covina, California-based startup, Revnue Corp., According to the company, it is using machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML and AI) to help businesses find opportunities within their contracts, and help those companies simplify their contract management process.

Trousdale Ventures Seeds Preamble's AI Tools

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based venture investor Trousdale Ventures announced this morning that it has made an investment in Preamble, a startup offering up "ethical artificial intelligence" moderation to social networks. Size of the seed funding round was not announced. Trousdale said that the seed funding will go to further develop Preamble's platform, as well as for collaboration with non-profits. The company said that Preamble's software is used to help prevent amplification of harmful content.

Tool 109

Tapcart Raises $50 Million for Ecommerce App Tool

L.A. Business Journal

Santa Monica-based ecommerce company Tapcart Inc. raised $50 million in Series B funding for its platform that allows brands to launch mobile apps

Oblong Rolls Out New Collaboration Tool

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Oblong , best known as the developer of 3D, interactive software used for meetings and "spatial computing", says it has rolled out a new collaboration tools aimed at virtual teams. oblong collaboration software tool rumpus videoconference conferencing conferenceAccording to Oblong, its new software, Rumpus, is a visual collaboration application aimed at the web conferencing market.

Tool 122

Enevate Targets Power Tool Markets With New Batteries

socalTECH

Irvine-based battery technology developer Enevate says it is looking to apply its battery technology to the power tools market, in an expansion of the applications of its technology. Enevate said that it is looking at "opportunities to serve the power tool market" in the next year or two, which is far ahead of its efforts to gain adoption in the electric vehicle market. enevate lithium battery power cleantech tools

Tool 116

Why You Need Tools And Analytics For Employee Metrics

Startup Professionals Musings

Further, based on results from the annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey , businesses that use data and tools in their people management, rather than traditional manual processes, see a 79% higher return than other organizations, suggesting the time is ripe for relying on data and analytics. With the latest advances in software technology, it’s no longer cost-prohibitive for business entrepreneurs, who can’t yet afford a human resources department, to take advantage of analytics tools.

ServiceTitan Links With HVAC Diagnostics Tool Provider

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based ServiceTitan , which develops a suite of software aimed at helping home service businesses with such tasks as CRM, dispatching, marketing automation, and more, said it has integrated its tools with iManifold , a residential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning diagnostics tool. servicetitan hvac heating ventilation conditioning software tool integration imanifold

Tool 109

Maestro nets $15 million for its interactive commerce, community and engagement tools for livestreams

TechCrunch LA

Making money on livestreams has never been easier thanks to a suite of tools from the Los Angeles-based startup Maestro , which just nabbed $15 million in financing to grow its business.

.Net 197

Snapchat To Debut Wellness Tools As Virus Threat Ramps

socalTECH

Venice, California-based Snapchat is launching its new set of health and wellness tools, well ahead of schedule, due to the growing threat of the COVID-19 virus threat, and will surface educational information on the new virus and health measures, as well as mental health content. According to reports, the company's "Here For You" tool will tap information from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

NINJIO SMB Debuts New Cybersecurity Awareness Tools

socalTECH

education subscription tools video awareness cybersecurity ninjio contentIn an effort to help small businesses improve their cybersecurity, Los Angeles-based NINJIO , a startup offering up cybersecurity awareness training, says it has released a new library of Hollywood-style, animated "micro-learning" videos, which help businesses train their employees on cybersecurity topics.

Tool 100

Factual Launches New Data Tools

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Factual , the location data startup led by Gil Elbaz, said this week that it has launched a brand new set of tools, called Geopulse Insights and Geopulse Measurement. Accordign to Factual, the new tools help marketers understand customer behavior, and link real-world, customer behavior to their online marketing campaigns. attribution marketing measurement tools analytics data factual

Tool 100

Anchore Rolls Out Open Source DevOps Tools

socalTECH

Santa Barbara-based Anchore , a developer of policy-based workflow and compliance software, said it has rolled out a new set of open source, DevOps tools. The company said its open source tools are designed for automating DevSecOps pipeline security and analysis. The company said the new tools, Syft and Grype, are available at toolbox.anchore.io.

Tool 109

Esri Debuts New Tool For Real-Time IoT Data Analysis

socalTECH

Redlands-based GIS software giant Esri said on Wednesday that it has released a new tool, ArcGIS Velocity, which is aimed at ingesting and analyzing real-time data from the Internet-of-Things. The company said the tool--previously known as ArcGIS Analytics for IoT--is meant to capture information from sensors, moving objects, or anything that changes over time, and then automatically flag patterns, trends, and anomalies. Pricing on the new tool was not announced.

Tool 118

Croquet Connects With $2.7M For AR App, Game Development Tools

socalTECH

in a seed funding round, to go towards its development of tools to power apps and games for 5G and augmented reality (AR), the company said on Tuesday. The company is targeting its tools for use by multi-player gamed developers. croquet game development venture capital seed funding augmented reality tools software wirelessA new, Los Angeles-based startup, Croquet Corporation has raised $2.7M

Tool 109

CampaignEQ Launches Affiliate Tracking Tool

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based CampaignEQ , the developer of marketing tracking tools, said today that it has launched a new product for affiliate and customer referral tracking for e-commerce providers Shopify, Magento, Big Commerce, and Business Catalyst. According to CampaignEQ, the new tool lets companies manage and optimize incoming traffic, including CPC, CPL, CPA, affiliate networks, and other advertising. CampaignEQ said it tool starts at $19 a month.

Tool 152

Shopatron Launches Product Locator Tool

socalTECH

Shopatron said the new tool is aimed at replacing "dealer locators", which simply direct customers to local dealers, which the company says is a disappointing experience for consumers. The company says its new tool instead directly points consumers at available inventory of product. shopatron product locator tool software search brand ecommerce

Tool 131

VueXR Launches Augmented Reality, VR Publishing Tool

socalTECH

Los Angeles- and India-based VueXR , a developer of augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality publishing tools, said it has launched a new platform to help publish content via iOS and Android smartphones. According to the company, its free tool can be used to share XR emojis, send XR wishes, showcase animated XR movie trailers, share XR game trailers, and more.

Tool 109

Esri Debuts New COVID-19 Tracking Tool

socalTECH

Redlands, California-based GIS giant Esri --well known for powering many of the dashboards tracking the global COVID-19 pandemic--has rolled out a new tool to help people in the United States figure out how they are doing, compared with the rest of the nation. The new Esri CovidPulse tool allows the public, as well as decision makers, to track county-by-county data on COVID-19 pandemic trends.

Tool 109

Wpromote Launches New Ad Trend Tracking Tool

socalTECH

El Segundo-based Wpromote , which provides digital marketing services, says it has launched a new tool, to help marketers track creative ad trends. According to the company, its new tool--which is available via a free subscription--is called The Ad Creative Bank, and is intended to help marketers identify trends, build new best practices, and improve marketing creative.

AttackIQ Lands $8.8M For Security Validation Tools

socalTECH

San Diego-based AttackIQ , a developer of continuous security validation tools for the cybersecurity market, has raised $8.8M cyber qualcomm capital venture tools validation cybersecurity security attackiqin a Series A funding round. The funding came from Index Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Telstra Ventures. According to the company, it will use the new funding for partner, sales, and marketing initiatives, plus for building out its services and engineering team.

Tool 131

MyCrypto Picks Up $4M For Blockchain Tools

socalTECH

Redondo Beach-based MyCrypto , a developer of open source tools for interacting with the blockchain, said today that it has raised $4M in a funding round. mycrpto blockchain tools open source bitcoin cryptocurrency software venture capitalThe funding came from Polychain Capital and crypto-exchange operator ShapeShift, along with Ausum Blockchain Fund LP and Boost VC Fund LP, plus others. MyCrypto's CEO is Taylor Monahan. READ MORE>>.

Spot Parking Rolls Out Mapping Tool to Help Local Businesses

L.A. Business Journal

is adapting to the pandemic by repurposing its mapping technology to build a tool that helps business communities stay on top of ever-changing regulations Santa Monica-based Spot Parking (US) Inc.

Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool

Both Sides of the Table

9/ I think Medium is closest tool to a microblogging platform since it comments on a single concept within a post vs. comment at end. The post Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Planning a threaded Tweetstorm? Here’s the rules: 1/Tweet 2/Reply to 1st Tweet but remove your @name 3/Reply to 2nd Tweet not 1st 4/Repeat. Mark Suster (@msuster) May 29, 2015.

Esri Rolls Out New Tool For Improving Coastal Water Quality

socalTECH

Redland-based GIS software giant Esri announced this week that it has rolled out a new, free and open tool it says helps countries monitor their coastal water quality. The company said its new tool is being released in partnership with the United Nationas and GEO Blue. The company says the tools can be used to help guide policy and reduce pollution from land sources. Esri said the tool helps analyze above-normal concentrations of marine algae.

Tool 109

CapLinked Enhances Search Tools

socalTECH

Manhattan Beach-based CapLinked said this morning that it has enhanced its online service for helping startups to manage their fundraising efforts, with a new tool to help find people. The firm said the new tool is aimed at helping users find investors, broker-dealers, or companies. The new tool allows users to better filter results by investors seeking investments or companies looking to raise capital.

Tool 136

PromoJam Launches New Social Marketing Tool

socalTECH

Venice, California-based PromoJam , the social marketing startup headed by Matt and Amanda MacNaughton, said this week that it has launched a new tool for launching social, direct, and mobile marketing campaigns. tool software marketing social promojam The startup said its new Be Social platform allows marketers to create branded campaigns and promotions, providing ability to create and design campaigns without having to engage a graphics designer.

Tool 183

Medata Launches New Medical Pricing Tool

socalTECH

Irvine-based Medata , which develops bill review software for group health, workers' compensation and auto liability companies, says it has rolled out a new tool for medical services pricing called Lookup. The company said its tool provides fee schedule, Medicare, and reasonable rates based on its own data repository which dates back to the 1980's.

Snapchat To Launch Mental Health, Wellness Tools

socalTECH

Venice, California-based Snapchat is getting set to launch a new set of tools around mental health and wellness , according to a report today. The new tools--expected to launch today--will offer up resources for dealing with anxiety, mental health, and suicide, according to the report. The features will reportedly surface when users search for certain keywords and topics related to mental health and wellness. READ MORE>>.

Reachify Launches Physician-Patient Communications Tool

socalTECH

San Diego-based Reachify , a new startup in the medical software space, said this morning that it has launched a new tool for medical practices, to help physician communications with patients. reachify physician medical practice communications tool software saas cloudThe company--which says it has been in private beta until now--said its product is HIPAA compliant, and consolidates phone, text, email, fax, and social media into a single, collaborative workspace.

Tool 100