The company was founded in 1982 and within 10 years had over 10,000 customers for the Bloomberg Professional service, a ground breaking private network with data, analytics and other financial information. In the same decade, Bloomberg launched Bloomberg News and opened offices around the world.
Subscriptions to the Bloomberg Professional service skyrocketed in the next decade and the company launched Bloomberg Tradebook and Bloomberg.com.
This past decade saw the development of technological advances in key products and services such as email and instant messaging that have made the Bloomberg Professional service the leading choice of more than 310,000 business and financial professionals globally.
Today, Bloomberg is applying its extensive data, news and technology to offer new tools in the fields of government, law, energy and sports. The company's hallmark, innovation and a passion for getting things right, remains strong and is the inspiration behind Bloomberg's award-winning products and solutions.