PALO ALTO, California and BRAGA, Portugal, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Issuu today announced the inauguration of a new office in Braga, Portugal, a burgeoning hub for technological innovation with the region’s second highest rate of higher education students in science and technology, according to from Portugal Institute of National Statistics.
Initially the new office, located on Rua Cidade do Port, will focus on hiring local software engineers and product managers to work on Issuu’s award-winning SaaS platform for content publishing and marketing. Issuu has already recruited four new full-time employees and plans to hire 20 more by the end of 2021.
“Over the past year, Issuu has experienced unprecedented growth, with digital content fueling the economy of creators,” said Joe hyrkin, Managing Director of Issuu. “Braga is the perfect place to hire technical talent, especially given the efforts of the mayor Ricardo rio over the past decade to create a startup ecosystem and build relationships between business, local government and the University of Minho, focused on innovation. “
Continuing Hyrkin, “This new team will work closely with our Copenhagen and Berlin offices as we continue to develop Issuu as a unique and sustainable destination for creators to publish and share content online. We are excited to open this new office and look forward to being a part of the local tech community. “
“I was excited when I first heard that Issuu was coming to Braga. In professional and academic circles, downloading PDFs gave way to links on Issuu, and I have met the company on several occasions, ”said Ricardo rio, mayor of Braga. “Our investments in Startup Braga and Invest Braga are rapidly growing our tech and startup ecosystem, and we’re thrilled to welcome an innovative company like Issuu. “
With over 30 million hosted posts and over 4 billion page views per month, Issuu is the world’s largest SaaS content publishing and marketing platform. Issuu Story Cloud enables content creators to turn designs from static files into marketing assets for every distribution channel – including flipbooks to embed into websites and blogs, mobile-optimized articles, animated stories for social media, GIFs for emails, etc.
Founded in 2006, Issuu is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Braga, Portugal. For more information, please visit: www.issuu.com.