June 30, 2014
Santa Rosa-based financial technology startup CUneXus is seeing more than 100 financial institutions enter its customer pipeline since a high-profile tradeshow presentation in April. …
Montise, which acquired San Rafael-based Clairmail, said it will expand the Montise Create mobile platform in North America, including an agreement to develop a mobile credit card servicing platform for U.S. Bank. …
Mechanics Bank, which has a sizable presence in the Napa Valley, named Larry Cretan as executive vice president and chief credit officer. …
June 16, 2014
SANTA ROSA — A Santa Rosa firm that helped pioneer the use of 3-D video game technology for interactive architectural simulations has found new growth in the courtroom, using the same approach to help juries visualize the elements of a legal case, according to company principal John Leo.
June 9, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) on Monday announced the acquisition of Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, a developer of software for displaying the complex graphics of modern video games.
Autodesk said the acquisition will boost not only the company’s current portfolio of software for video game applications but also software that allows real-time product and architectural design.
June 9, 2014
Redwood Credit Union supports Youth Awareness Month. …
Sonoma Cider launched three draft ciders and named a brand ambassador. …
Novato’s Navitas Naturals released two new snack flavors. …
PG&E bulks up infrastructure in Fairfield. …
Corks at Russian River Vineyards makes OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards. …
North Bay Association of Realtors relocates its offiice. …
Systema Software signs new client. …
Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards raises record money for Make-A-Wish. …
May 26, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk is choosing the magic bus route to both gauge and spark interest in its new 3D design and manufacturing technology.
May 12, 2014
NAPA — Filing reports and paying taxes and fees for shipping wine directly to consumers across the country can take hours of staff time a month, but a new service from a software company powering the direct-shipping workflows of many North Coast wine producers claims to have cut that time to minutes by automating much of the process.
April 14, 2014
SAUSALITO — Glassdoor is moving its services into the mobile realm, where jobs and employees are increasingly sought.
March 17, 2014
Sonoma Cider expanded distribution into Georgia, Michigan and Washington state, along with some additional agreements in California. …
Terra Fossil Wines teamed with Wine Business Institute of Sonoma State University and Oliver’s Markets to give $2 from each bottle sale in two stores to scholarships and use wine business students in a marketing campaign. …
Petaluma-based CamelBak introduced Relay, a water-filtration pitcher designed for high-speed operation. …
Zap, a Santa Rosa-based maker of electric and high-fuel-mileage gasoline vehicles, said its Chinese subsidiary Jonway Auto is launching a small electric sedan for city driving in China. …
Novato-based Radiant Logic said its RadiantOne VDS 7.0 won a Global Excellence Award. …
Napa-based Heritage Barrels is representing Paso Robles-based Vino Vessel’s complete line of concrete fermentation and storage tanks. …
February 26, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings dropped 28 percent and revenues slipped 3.3 percent from a year before, attributed to a shift from packaged computer applications to software as a service.
January 6, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) on Monday said it completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Belgium-based Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
January 6, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Professional and college sports have never been more popular, but for years the playing field has been littered with failed sports apps.
But applications for coaches and players are seeing a resurgence now, fueled by smart, mobile devices and led by savvy software developers like Gregg Jacobs in Marin County, who’s first on the block with an electronic toolset for college sports coaches and recruiters.
January 6, 2014
SANTA ROSA — CUneXus Solutions, a Santa Rosa-based developer of a one-stop financial services platform allowing lenders to easily extend their entire consumer loan offerings to borrowers on a pre-approved basis, announced seamless integration of its cplXpress platform with the widely used financial services platform under Digital Insight.
December 5, 2013
SAUSALITO — Glassdoor, Inc., creator of an online jobs and career community used globally, on Thursday said it closed $50 million in additional financing,
Glassdoor plans to hire 100 employees in 2014.
August 22, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) on Thursday reported a slight dip in second-quarter revenues and small drop in quarterly earnings.
Autodesk also recently acquired of building information modeling (BIM) technology from two United Kingdom-based software companies.
July 22, 2013
LARKSPUR — Seeking to capitalize on increased usage of mobile devices in health care, Hospice by the Bay recently unveiled a mobile application for physicians to help streamline patient referrals to hospice care.
July 22, 2013
NAPA — Social media has been a hot wine industry technology topic in the past few years, but little attention has been put on modernizing the sharing of media with more direct bottom-line impact: pricing analysis and sales materials, according to experts at a major conference on high tech for the industry.
July 15, 2013
HEALDSBURG — Métier is not a traditional manufacturing company in any sense. Yet the provider of project-portfolio-management software and solutions bills itself as an example of what Chief Executive Officer Douglas Clark calls the “new assembly line.”
June 3, 2013
NAPA — A rapidly expanding company that aims to make it easier to build websites and attract visitors to them itself is finding it easier than expected to entice prospective employees to work at its south Napa headquarters.
April 1, 2013
Social media isn’t magic. It won’t fix a broken product or business model. It’s simply a reflection of you and your business.
That said, a social media campaign wouldn’t be successful without a well-thought-out road map for success. Just like having a business plan, planning your social media actions gives you greater odds of achieving your goals.
March 19, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk Inc., (NASDAQ: ADSK) today said it completed the acquisition of a Wyoming-based developer of software for design and analysis of composite materials.