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Analogous to Time and other famous magazines, Belgian IT magazine Computable metes out the ‘IT person of the year’ award every year. iText founder and CEO Bruno Lowagie appears in 2015’s list of 50 nominees. Other nominees include various business leaders, visionaries and politicians. Competition is tight, so we wish Bruno the best of luck in clinching the award! Read the article here (Dutch version only, unfortunately).
Leading PDF library company iText and professional software developer Hancom proudly announce their joint venture, ThinkFree. The ThinkFree brand is to offer Hancom solutions integrated with iText functionality to professional markets in Europe and beyond. By capitalizing on iText’s intimate knowledge of Europe and the United States, Hancom, a South Korean software giant, hopes to make inroads into new markets. iText is a global company headquartered in Belgium.
Our founder, Bruno, recently played a game of chess hosted by Deloitte to celebrate our position in the consultancy company’s Fast 50. Bruno played against the founder and CEO of Smappee , another ambitious Belgian company listed in the Fast 50. You can watch the game on YouTube and listen to both men sharing their vision and ambition with us.
A couple of weeks ago, iText was recognized as the second fastest growing technology company in Belgium by Deloitte. Today, Deloitte announced its EMEA Fast500 ranking the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the EMEA region: iText made this...
Please go and take a look at iText’s new website! With a revamped look and feel, it’s ready to be the nerve center for all things PDF. Our dedicated developers section has neatly arranged frequent questions, coding examples and APIs for quick access, while our customers section tells you more about the story of how a programmable PDF engine can make your business more efficient, compliant and faster. Also, don’t forget you can always get in touch with us through social media!
iText Group was nominated for the second year in a row (see our blog post on October 7, 2014 for our first nomination). This year's criteria were: Innovation: we've won a Bronze Stevie in the category "Innovative Company of the Year" at the American Business Awards. We are constantly working on new solutions and new standards for document-centered workflows and processes. Sustainability: we have bootstrapped our company and we have a long-term view for our business. We don't cut corners because we need to please investors...
On September 11th, 2015, iText Software Corp. was awarded a Bronze Stevie in the category "Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year" (Computer Services & Computer Software - up to 100 employees):
A couple of months ago, we filled out an application form for the "European Business Awards", more specifically for "The RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award". This is what we wrote: European Business Awards - National Champion - Belgium Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Ingeborg Willaert (Roeselare, 1970) and Bruno Lowagie (Ypres, 1970). We are married with two sons, Inigo (1996) and Jago (1997). We are the sole owners of the iText group, consisting of four companies. The technology that is offered by our companies, iText, a free / open source PDF library, was first released in 2000, but...
iText makes its debut on the Inc. 5000 list claiming the number 1666 spot. The Inc. 5000 list reflects overall revenue growth of private companies over a three-year span. To be eligible, companies on the list must have generated at least $100,000 in revenue in 2011 and, at least, $2 million in 2014. Companies must be privately held, for profit and independently-owned. Check out the full list. "This recognition validates the hard work and the connection between innovation and growth...