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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:
Two weeks ago, I registered iText on the Startup Ranking site, after reading a post on the #BeTech group on Facebook. Today we received our ranking, and apparently we made the top 10 in Belgium: Compared to our peers our "importance" on the internet is high: the number and the quality of the pages is high, many sites link to us, and so on. However, our "social" rank is low. Should we tweet more? Should we be more active...
Today, iMinds issued a press release about our new office and our first partner in Singapore: Visit our partner page to find out how you can become a partner. The news was already picked up by: EMERCE: Het Vlaamse iText opent kantoor in Azië; tekent overeenkomst met eerste partner in Singapore...
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Last year, we started a new tradition with a first MM blog: MMxiii: Memorable Moments '13 . In this blog, we take a look back at what we have achieved in 2014, making a month per month overview with pictures. JANUARY We started the month with an important board meeting in Redwood City: During this board meeting, we decided to double the staff in less than a year. We started with the staff in Boston where we hired two new people. This led to the first (not the last) office relocation at the Cambridge Innovation Center...
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...
After being nominated by Deloitte for the Technology Fast 50 contest in Belgium and by BelCham for the BelCham Entrepreneurship Awards , we are now also nominated for the Trends Business Tour 2014 . We entered three competitions this year, this resulted in three nominations. Tomorrow we'll be in New York for the BelCham Award Gala. Later this month, we'll have more news...
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...
Whoever has read the second edition of "iText in Action" knows that there are some real movie addicts at iText. Since three years now, iText has participated in different Belgian Tax Shelter projects. For the first time in the history of our involvement in film, iText will now be mentioned in the credits at the end of a movie: The movie is called Trouw met mij (Marry me). The movie was produced in Belgium by A Private View . "Trouw met mij" is the second movie directed by Kadir Balci.and it was...
When asked which characteristics would be important when creating a new logo, I referred to an old blog called Birth of the iText logo . The previous logos could all be created by writing some iText code, and I wanted this to be possible for the new logo too. The previous logo consisted of a series of Bézier curves. The new logo can be created using less than a handful characters from a Type3 font aka a user-defined font. The Logo example shows how it's done. First we create a...