When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March, Darren Saravis, who runs medical device manufacturing company Nectar Inc. in Long Beach, was stunned to hear about the shortage of ventilators and the exorbitant prices hospitals had to pay for them.
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Like many good business ideas, the concept for CourtCall materialized while one of the company’s future founders, Mark Wapnick, was grappling with a problem — in this case, L.A.’s infamous traffic.
Brace Software Inc. could not have been better positioned for Covid-19.
Susan Guthrie had a dilemma. The native Angeleno had just moved back to Los Angeles from Connecticut for her husband’s new job.
Navigating the Pandemic
These companies have figured out how to adapt or have found themselves uniquely positioned to survive and even thrive despite the disruption of Covid-19.
Medical procedure coding and insurance billing is among the most tedious and least glamorous work in all of health care, yet for Culver City-based GeBBS Healthcare Solutions Inc., these mundane tasks have been the ticket for explosive growth.
Scratch Financial Inc., better known as Scratchpay, has had breakout success in a remarkably niche business.
Long Beach-based Sunstone Management Inc. has made big strides focusing on small businesses, lower middle markets and, lately, opportunity zones.
AudienceX is back on the growth trajectory.
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