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August 19th, 2014
America’s Best Kept Software Secret

Jack Dangermond calls his company Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) America’s best kept software secret. He says this because even though his company is the world’s largest mapping software maker, it is not a household name like Microsoft or Google. The company was founded in California in 1969, way before any of the Microsofts or Googles of the world came into existence. Without borrowing a single penny from any bank or venture capitalist, Dangermond turned a US$1,100 investment into the world’s largest mapping software company worth US$1.4 billion. Today, ESRI has hundreds of thousands of customers all over the world, including federal agencies, health departments, schools, and land management agencies. Read more via Computerworld Singapore