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After having met in Ghent and Redwood City, iText Group NV chose the iText Offices in Boston as the location for their third board meeting of the year. The main topic of this meeting was to follow up on the decisions made in Redwood City , and to further discuss the "blind spots" we found in the business plan we discussed during the previous board meeting. When we discussed sales and marketing, we discovered a strange coincidence. iText is downloaded from many different places, but for the sake of simplicity, we prefer working with the downloads on...
Tags: iText historyTrademark
What do you consider being the birth certificate of your product? At iText, the first company was founded in January 2008, but the product was born long before there was a company. The Trademark registration at the USPTO mentions the FIRST USE and FIRST USE IN COMMERCE on 20000214 (that's February 14, 2000). This means that iText is 14 years old today!
In one of our previous posts, we've already listed some of the reasons why a mail to the free mailing list can be rejected when you're not subscribed. One reason could be the fact that we thought it was SPAM , another could be that you were using the word urgent , but the following screen shot shows another reason: When you post a mail to the mailing-list, it is automatically sent to more than 2500 subscribers and your mail is archived on different public archives. This may be your intention. If so, feel free to register on the mailing list and post...
Tags: businesscompanyISC
On Monday January 11, we welcome two new people on the iText Software Corp. sales staff. It's time for a bigger office in the Cambridge Innovation Centre: A warm welcome to Jason and David!
On January 6 and 7, we had the second board meeting of iText Group NV. The first board meeting took place in iText HQ in Sint-Amandsberg. For the second meeting, we went to Redwood City, CA, more specifically in this building: This is a view from inside the meeting room. A couple of weeks before the meeting, all attendees (board members as well as the American advisors) received a 70-page business plan (addenda not included). It is testament to the quality of that business plan that we only needed the first day to discuss this plan and to determine the order of priorities, except for two...
The company formerly known as 1T3XT BVBA ( a private limited liability company ) has now changed into iText Group NV ( a public limited company ). In today's shareholders meeting, the shareholders appointed Peter Camps as a board member. Following this meeting, the board convened in its first meeting and appointed Peter Camps...
Tags: businesscompanyISB
iText HQ was (and still is) located in Sint-Amandsberg; the iText Dev Shack was located in Gent (Brugse Poort). Now that we're growing, it was time to move to a business center in Gentbrugge. The place still needs to be cleaned up a little, but we'll be ready to start the new year in a new office:
Tags: business
On the day before Christmas, we've reached one of our company's milestones: we've just passed the mark of 750,000 absolute visitors in 2013: We want to wish every single one of these visitors happy holidays and a fantastic 2014!
Tags: DeloitteFast50
We've received a Calendar for 2014 from Deloitte today, and look who's featuring on the October page: When I browse the different months, I see that the technology sector in Belgium is still a men's world. I counted 50 men on the 12 photos, and only 7 women: MONTH COMPANY URL MEN WOMEN JAN OpenWay Europe www.openwaygroup.com 1 0 FEB Fishing Cactus www.fishingcactus.com 20 2 MAR Cmosis www.cmosis.com 3 0 APR Tagtagcity www.tagtagcity....
Tags: iText history
In terms of technology, 2013 was the year of memorable moments for iText 5.4.0. We released six iText versions: in 5.4.0 in February , 5.4.1 in April , 5.4.2 in May , 5.4.3 in July , 5.4.4 in September and 5.4.5 in December . But technology is only one aspect of iText. Let's take a look at was new on the iText business front in 2013. This is the year 2013 in pictures, listing the most memorable moments...