SoftKey International, Inc.

Historical Events

    Oct, 1978:

    • The company is incorporated as MicroPro International Corp. in the state of California (USA).

    Nov, 1986:

    • MicroPro International Corp. is incorporated again in the state of Delaware (USA).

    Jun 18, 1989:

    • The company name is changed to WordStar International Inc.

    Mar, 1991:

    • WordStar International acquires Lifetree Software Inc.

    Jul, 1991:

    • WordStar International creates a foreign subsidiary, WordStar International S.A., France.

    Jan, 1993:

    • WordStar International acquires ZSoft.

    Feb 04, 1994:

    • WordStar International merges with Spinnaker Software Corp. and SoftKey Software Products Inc. to form a new company - SoftKey International Inc.

    Jun, 1994:

    • SoftKey International acquires Aris Multimedia Entertainment Inc.

    Jul, 1994:

    • SoftKey International acquires Compact Publishing, Inc. and merges it with Aris Multimedia Entertainment to form the new subsidiary SoftKey Multimedia Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA).

    Sep 13, 1994:

    Jul 18, 1995:

    • SoftKey International announces a definitive agreement to acquire Future Vision Holding, Inc. and plans to merge Future's New York branch into SoftKey's Cambridge, Mass. facility.

    Jul 25, 1995:

    Aug 31, 1995:

    Nov 30, 1995:

    Dec 07, 1995:

    • SoftKey International Inc. announces that an agreement to acquire The Learning Company has been reached.

    Jan 04, 1996:

    May 17, 1996:

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    Oct, 1996:

    Company history contributed by Jeanne (76515)