Founding History of Adobe

Founded by John Warnock and Charles Geschke.

Started design and development work in December 1982.

Incorporated as Adobe Systems Inc. in December 1982.

Demonstrated its first product in May 1983.

Reincorporated in October 1983.

Started trading on the NASDAQ in August 1986.

Raised an undisclosed amount of funding in several rounds.

Headquartered in San Jose, USA.

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Version 1 of Adobe (Software)

MAY 1983

Stats of Adobe (Pre-IPO)

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Extras of Adobe

The Founders' Perspective
The Adobe Story
Commencement 2020