Founding History of Lotus Development Corporation

Founded by Mitch Kapor and Jonathan Sachs.

Started design and development work in August 1981.

Incorporated as Lotus Development Corporation in April 1982.

Unveiled a beta version in November 1982.

Launched commercially in January 1983.

Started trading in the NYSE in October 1983.

Headquartered in Cambridge, USA.

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Year 1 of Lotus Development Corporation

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Version 1 of Lotus 1-2-3

NOV 1982

Stats of Lotus Development Corporation (Pre-IPO)

1981 to 1983

Full Year 1 of Lotus Development Corporation

Y1 of Lotus.pdf

AUG 1981 to JUL 1982

Extras of Lotus Development Corporation

NOV 1979 Tiny Troll Brochure.pdf

NOV 19179 Tiny Troll Brochure

MAR 1981 VisiPlot User's Guide.pdf

MAR 1981 VisiPlot User's Guide

NOV 1983 COMDEX PART 1

NOV 1983 COMDEX PART 2

NOV 1983 COMDEX PART 3

OCT 2015 Mitch Kapor Founder, Lotus Development Corporation