Openbravo is a commercial open-source software company. The head office of Openbravo S. Openbravo has also offices in Barcelona, Paris, Mexico DF openbravo user manual pdf Kolkata. The company is responsible for the development of two products: Openbravo Commerce Suite and Openbravo Business Suite.
For the worldwide distribution and implementations of its software, Openbravo relies heavily on its partner network. Openbravo is a multiple-time winner of Infoworld’s Bossie award for best open source software application, last awarded in August 2014. Openbravo’s roots are in the development of business administration software, first developed by two employees of the University of Navarra, Nicolas Serrano and Ismael Ciordia.
They were both involved in the mid 1990s in developing the management of the university. They used emerging internet technologies while doing their work, and subsequently introduced a new approach for web applications. Their concept was realized in a new company called Tecnicia, founded in August 2001 by Serrano, Ciordia, and Aguinaga. In 2005, two management consultants, Manel Sarasa and Josep Mitjá, were asked by a venture capital company to evaluate Tecnicia and prepare a business plan for its evolution.
In 2006, the two consultants joined Tecnicia as the CEO and COO respectively. Around the same time the Spanish investment company Sodena invested 6.