Tech Roundup: HelloTech adds Ted Hong, XTreme Video expands to LA and more

by John Siegel
October 20, 2016

HelloTech names new president

HelloTech, an independent, on-demand tech support company based in West LA, announced the appointment of startup veteran Ted Hong as president. Hong comes to HelloTech after serving as Head of e-Commerce for Foodstirs. Hong served as co-founder and CMO for LA and Austin-based Dropoff from 2013-2015. [HelloTech]


TrendShift acquires Health Data Intelligence

TrendShift, a health management software developer based in Marina Del Rey acquired the assets of Health Data Intelligence this week. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. HDI develops a SaaS healthcare analytics platform that helps companies track population health. [SoCal Tech]


XTreme Video expands operations to LA, names COO

XTreme Video, a global multi-platform network that boasts 200 million monthly views, announced it was expanding to Los Angeles. The team will operate out of Playa Vista. The company also revealed the addition of Ben Lister as the new chief operating officer. [Press Release]


TigerText unveils new workflow

TigerText, which develops clinical communication solutions for the healthcare industry, unveiled TigerFlow this week, a new communications workflow designed that combines the company's secure communications platform with data integration capabilities, end-to-end support services and on-demand data analytics[TigerText]


GumGum names new president

GumGum announced this week that its CFO Phil Schraeder would be leaving his post as the team's chief financial officer, only to take another one as CEO and chief operating officer. The move will allow the Santa Monica-based adtech startup to take advantage of Schraeder's sales and operational expertise. [Press Release]


Hyperloop One, Heal and Science 37 combine for $107.9M raised 

In a big week of funding news, Hyperloop One ($50 million), Heal ($26.9 million) and Science 37 ($31 million) combined for $107.9 million. Hyperloop One plans to put the funding toward growing their team ahead of the much anticipated Q1 demonstration of their revolutionary transportation system, while Science 37 and Heal plan to fuel operations growth. [Built In LA]


Fundings of the Week

NEOGOV, Undisclosed

InvestorsWarburg Pincus

NEOGOV, developer of a software that automates human resources, announced a round of funding this week, though the financial figures were not discussed. This round marks the first round of funding the organization has taken in its 16 year existence. [SoCal Tech]

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