Founded in 2001, Foxit is an Amazon-invested leading software provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, USA, Foxit has operations worldwide in China, Belgium, Japan, and Taiwan. Foxit is focused on PDF solutions with over 100 experienced PDF engineers. Winner of numerous awards, Foxit boasts over 150 million users, has sold to over 95,000 customers located in over 190 countries. Since Foxit products are ISO 32000-1/PDF 1.7 standard compliant, they are compatible with other PDF products like those from Adobe®.
Award Recognizes Exemplary Minority Businesses, Their Accomplishments, and Their Best Practices
FREMONT, Calif. - August 4, 2011 - Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, has been recognized as the 2011 Minority Global Technology Firm of the Year, in the San Francisco region, by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). The agency, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, rewards companies for their exemplary accomplishments and best practices.
The award program celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs, as well as individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to advancing minority business enterprises. Recognizing ethnically diverse organizations that have made significant accomplishments and developed comprehensive best practices is a key objective of the awards program.
Foxit Founder and CEO Eugene Xiong will be presented with the award at MBDA's awards luncheon on Thursday, September 8, 2011, at The City Club in San Francisco, CA.
"I’m humbled and honored that Foxit has been recognized as this year's Minority Global Technology Firm of the Year", said Xiong. "Foxit continues to grow by leaps and bounds since its debut in 2001, and I'm excited about the advances we’ve made in PDF technology and what the future holds as we grow and scale our operations."
Foxit will now compete for recognition as the National Minority Global Technology Firm of the Year. The winning organization will be invited to a series of receptions in Washington, DC, including a White House reception, in September.
For more information on Foxit, visit www.foxitsoftware.com or call 1-866-MYFOXIT.
About Foxit Corporation
Foxit Corporation, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is at the forefront of cost-effective electronic document solutions. Customers of Foxit’s award-winning products include major technology and healthcare companies, global financial services firms, and government agencies. Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation believes in innovative, standards-based technology and unrivalled customer support, with a deep commitment to sustainable, environmentally sound products and services.
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