Orange County Business News

News from Orange County, California (CA) USA – Orange County business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Including finance, entertainment, tech news.


Cloudvirga Founder Kyle Kamrooz Accepted into Forbes Finance Council

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced that company co-founder Kyle Kamrooz has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for senior-level finance executives.

United Fidelity Funding West Hires Victoria Dunn as National Wholesale Account Executive

IRVINE, Calif., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Fidelity Funding West (UFFWest), a rapidly growing national mortgage banker, announced that it added Victoria Dunn to its wholesale lending team of account executives. “We are pleased to have been able to recruit someone with Victoria’s proven background of successful execution and solution-oriented sales skill sets,” stated John Bell, principal at UFFWest.

NotaryCam Celebrates 100K Online Notarizations with Live Demo at National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, Inc. (NotaryCam) today announced that it has completed more than 100,000 online notarizations since introducing the service in 2012. To celebrate this milestone, NotaryCam will offer free demos of its eClose360 platform to attendees of the 2018 National Settlement Services Summit (NS3) being held June 6-8 at the Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.

Laguna College of Art and Design Celebrates Class of 2018

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, May 21 at 5 p.m., one hundred eleven students became graduates of Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) Class of 2018. President Jonathan Burke and Board of Trustees Chair Jared Mathis conferred undergraduate degrees in Animation, Drawing & Painting, Game Art, Graphic Design + Digital Media, and Illustration.

Cloudvirga Named a 2018 Benzinga FinTech Award Winner

IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, was honored as one of the world’s top fintech firms at last week’s Benzinga Global Fintech Awards.

NotaryCam Honors U.S. Military Veterans and Service Members with Complimentary Notarizations During Memorial Day Holiday

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam, Inc. today announced the return of its annual “Help a Hero” initiative. This Memorial Day weekend from Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, 2018, NotaryCam will honor those who have served by offering no-cost online notarization sessions to United States military veterans and service members.

Cloudvirga Raises $50M to Deliver a Truly Digital Mortgage Experience

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the closing of a $50-million Series C funding round led by private-equity firm Riverwood Capital with ongoing participation from Upfront Ventures.

MAGLITE Flashlight Wins National Hardware American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product for Second Year in a Row

ONTARIO, Calif., May 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. (MAG), the world leader in flashlight technology, has been awarded the National Hardware American Manufacturing Award for Best New Product for the second year in a row. The award was presented to MAG by John Lederer with the National Hardware Show (NHS) and Marcie Gabor of the Made In USA Brand. The Maglite ML150LR LED Rechargeable Flashlight System was selected out of eight finalists to receive the award.

EPIC Insurance Adds Sean Conrad as Southern California Principal

IRVINE, Calif., May 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that risk management and insurance professional Sean Conrad has joined the firm’s operations in Southern California as a principal. e will partner collaboratively with Jim Gillette, president of the company’s Pacific South Region, and Irvine Managing Principal and Branch Leader Tony D’Asaro.

Lion’s Heart Appoints New Executive Director

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization’s next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion’s Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths for teens to connect with local volunteer opportunities.

Veros and IDS Partner on Integrated Solution for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac UCD Data Submissions

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation, and predictive analytics services, and mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced today that they have partnered to provide lenders with a fully integrated automated delivery solution for submitting the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) to the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).

Cloudvirga and Freddie Mac Team Up to Deliver a Better Borrower Experience, Maximize Fungibility

IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(, today launched single-click submission of loan data to both GSEs’ automated underwriting systems (AUS) in a collaborative effort with Freddie Mac, delivering on the industry need for greater transactional ease.

Cloudvirga Named to HousingWire’s TECH100 List of Most Innovative Tech Companies in Real Estate and Housing

IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced it has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 TECH100 list of the most innovative technology companies in U.S. real estate, mortgage lending, mortgage servicing and investments.

Major Update to Cloudvirga’s Enterprise Point-of-Sale Platform Raises the Digital Mortgage Bar

IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform(R), today announced a major update to the Cloudvirga Enterprise POS. New features designed to improve lender speed, compliance and productivity will make the platform’s 4.0 release the most robust POS solution on the market.

New Mobile App from Cloudvirga Connects Real Estate Agents with Loan Officers on Its Digital Mortgage Platform

IRVINE, Calif., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga, a leading provider of digital mortgage point-of-sale (POS) software whose enterprise technology is powered by the intelligent Mortgage Platform, today announced the launch of a new mobile app that will enable real estate agents to collaborate with mortgage loan officers in real time. This native mobile app allows instantaneous and secure exchange of loan documents and communication between real estate agents and loan teams for a faster, more efficient mortgage experience.

Lion’s Heart Receives $10,000 from Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP in Support of Teen Volunteers and Leaders

IRVINE, Calif., March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart is thrilled to announce it has received a $10,000 corporate partner sponsorship from the esteemed Orange County law firm, Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP. These funds will support the cultivation of age-appropriate service projects for over 10,000 empowered teen Members across the country as well as support general law and business counsel for the organization.

Record Year for Cloudvirga Closes with Customers of Its Digital Mortgage Platform Producing Over $100B in Loan Volume

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM) CEO Michael Schreck is on a mission to help mortgage lenders reinvent the mortgage factory. A developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale platforms, Cloudvirga gives consumers and loan officers a digital mortgage experience and helps lenders grow market share by automating the mortgage back office, saving them up to $1,500 a loan.

XG Communities announces advancement for the City of Beaumont’s 5G wireless strategy

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC and the City of Beaumont, Calif. announced that approximately 2,000 street light poles are available to wireless carriers and technology companies for small cell deployment. The street light poles are available on XG Communities’ Site SeleX Platform.

XG Communities Threatens the Current Outdated Small Cell Deployment Model

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of accelerated, organized and predictable wireless deployment for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced initial success in solving the small cell inventory and speed-to-deployment problems facing connectivity providers. Contrary to macro tower ownership models, XG Communities serves as the facilitator in the process for both cities and carriers, reducing variability and increasing the speed.

Digital Mortgage Point-of-Sale Pioneer Cloudvirga Hires Sean McEvoy as Chief Customer Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Sean McEvoy as its chief customer officer. As a member of the senior leadership team, McEvoy will be responsible for the firm’s customer leadership, implementation and support functions. He has an extensive background in building world-class customer success organizations at FileNET, IBM, Quest and Dell. He will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Opens Orange County Office

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, has announced the opening of a production office in Orange County in the city of Orange, Calif. In addition, the bank said it is actively looking to expand into other Southern California markets, as the company continues to grow the banks franchise throughout the Southern California region.

Cloudvirga Co-founder Kyle Kamrooz Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Kyle Kamrooz has been named one of National Mortgage Professional magazine’s 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40.

Mortgage Automation Trailblazer Cloudvirga Hires Jim Portner as Chief Product Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has hired Jim Portner as chief product officer. Portner will report to Cloudvirga CEO Michael Schreck and will oversee product strategy, development and marketing for the company’s digital mortgage automation platforms.

Docutech and Cloudvirga Partner to Help Loan Officers Work More Efficiently

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced a partnership with Docutech that will enable Cloudvirga’s lender customers to work more efficiently, reduce the cost of document compliance and make the home loan experience more convenient for borrowers.

Cloudvirga’s Kyle Kamrooz Honored with HousingWire Vanguard Award for Mortgage Industry Leadership

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), the developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, today announced that its founder and COO Kyle Kamrooz is a winner of HousingWire’s third annual Vanguard Awards. Kamrooz was recognized for company leadership as well as his substantial contributions to the mortgage industry at large.

Cloudvirga Names Stephen DeSantis as Chief Financial Officer

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has appointed Steve DeSantis as its new chief financial officer. A seasoned technology finance executive, DeSantis will be responsible for driving Cloudvirga’s financial strategies to accelerate its growth. He will report to Cloudvirga’s recently appointed CEO Michael Schreck.

Five Top-30 Lenders Choose Cloudvirga’s Digital Mortgage Platform in Last 100 Days

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(TM), developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has signed five of the nation’s top 30 non-bank lenders in the last 100 days. The new customers collectively originate over $100 billion in loans annually.

Laguna College of Art and Design Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year’s record.

City of Lake Forest votes to enter into agreement with 5 Bars to accelerate small cell wireless coverage and protect assets

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities, a dba of XG Communities LLC, a premier provider of wireless plans, asset marketing, and engineering services for cities and municipalities across the United States, announced an agreement to market and manage wireless coverage solutions with the City of Lake Forest.

Quandis Adds New Imaging Functionality to its Military Search Service for SCRA Compliance

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced that it has added new functionality that allows servicers and default attorneys to more easily manage images of official certificates from the Department of Defense (DoD) to demonstrate proof of compliance for adherence to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).