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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).
Although it may not be immediately obvious because of our modest nature the fact that iText’s presence in companies and products is unobtrusive, research from Adobe revealed at the PDF Technical Conference in San José that iText is the source of 8% of the world’s PDF documents. The top two positions were hogged by tech giants Adobe (obviously) and Microsoft, with Ghostscript coming third. The field of PDF libraries, creators and renderers remains very diverse and healthy. Competition is tight, which ultimately benefits the end user and keeps inspiring us to remain ahead. We appreciate...
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.
It has been exciting to engage with our customers as we have been planning the iText Summit 2014. Some of our customers have some really amazing use cases that we knew would be interesting to share. We hope these help assist you in understanding some of the additional functionality of iText that you may not be utilizing yet. CSC has been gracious enough to share their usage of iText for Automation and XFA flattening into PDF/A functionality. They will be available for technical questions after their talk. CSC has developed...
Our CEO, Bruno Lowagie, talks to Document Boss' John Symon about how iText Group was founded and about the solutions iText has developed, which automate the entire document lifecycle from creation and are built around the universally accepted PDF format:
If you have half an hour and you want to learn more about PDF, you might want to listen to the iText interview on IntrepidNOW . These are some of the topics that are covered in the interview: What was your initial goal when developing iText? Everyone uses PDF every day, but what is so special about it? Is there anything we don’t know about it? Briefly describe the evolution of PDF technology since you first began working with it. What’s the most significant change?...
A couple of weeks ago, our CEO was in Menlo Park for an interview with Sramana Mitra, author of the One Million by One Million blog. The interview was published in seven episodes: Read every episode: April 27 : what did you study? April 28 : first jobs...
iText Software was chosen as Most Promising Company of 2014 by BelCham (The Belgian Chamber of Commerce) at their annual gala on October 8, 2014 in NYC. iText was nominated in the Top 3 in late September, to compete for the title with two other strong contenders on criteria such as financial results, business model, customer base, and many more. The award comes at a time when iText accomplished major milestones only in the past year, such as installing a new board of directors, solidifying business plan, doubling the number of employees and opening...
A couple of weeks ago , we announced that iText was nominated for the BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards in the category "Most Promising Company of the Year". Today, we also know the other nominees: Next Thursday, we'll be able to tell you who has won. iText is the odd duck in the pond: of the three candidates, it's the only company that succeeded in bootstrapping a profitable business without any...
About a month ago, the Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce ( BelCham ) invited us to participate in the 6th "BelCham Entrepreneurship Award" competition. The "BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards" honor both Belgian and American small and medium-size enterprises in the U.S. with powerful ventures, promising business plans or proven success stories. A high-profile jury selects entrepreneurs who have demonstrated market insight, ability to seize a unique opportunity and endurance in capturing a share of the U.S. market. This week, we received a "...