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Balsamiq Studios is an ISV founded in March 2008 by Peldi Guilizzoni,[1] a former Adobe senior software engineer.[2] The web-based Balsamiq mockup tool was launched in June 2008.[3] Balsamiq has 21 employees[4] based in San Francisco, Sacramento, Chicago, Bologna, Paris, and Bremen.[5] In 2011, Balsamiq achieved almost $5 million USD in sales,[6] and $6.4 million USD in 2015.[7]


Balsamiq Mockups is a graphical user interface mockup and website wireframe builder application. It allows the designer to arrange pre-built widgets using a drag-and-drop WYSIWYG editor. The application is offered in a desktop version as well as a plug-in for Google Drive, Confluence and JIRA.

Versions for FogBugz and XWiki were offered until Nov 1st, 2013.

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  1. ^ Man Writes Software, Blogs About it, Makes $100k in 5 Months, ReadWriteWeb, November 14, 2008
  2. ^ "Interview with CEO Peldi Guilizzoni about the growth of Balsamiq [Bootstrapped, profitable, and proud]". 37 Signals. 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ Balsamiq, a Mockup Creator in AIR, is on Fire, ReadWriteWeb, July 30, 2008
  4. ^ "The Team". Balsamiq Studios, LLC. Archived from the original on 17 July 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  5. ^ Balsamiq Company Page
  6. ^ Hicks, Jennifer (2012-02-12). "Italy's Balsamiq Pours Up New Wireframing Tools". Forbes. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  7. ^ "Looking Back at 2015". Balsamiq Studios, LLC. 5 February 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 

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