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BroadVision, Inc.
Industry Technology – Internet Software & Services
Founded 1993
Headquarters Redwood City, California, United States
Key people

Pehong Chen
( Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman)
Peter Chu
( Chief Financial Officer, and Director of Product Management)

Yuk Chan
( Chief Technology Officer)
Revenue $ 15.60M (Dec 31, 2013)

BroadVision NASDAQBVSN is an international software vendor of self-service web applications for enterprise social software, electronic commerce, Enterprise Portals, CRM.The company provides applications (such as e-commerce, portal solutions and enterprise social networks) to unify e-business infrastructure and facilitate transactions between employees, partners, and customers. In addition, the company provides toolkit, framework, library for extending its solutions and services.[1] The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California, United States. It was founded on May 13, 1993 by Pehong Chen, and its initial public offering took place in 1996.

BroadVision was a pioneer in eCommerce in the 1990s, and its stock was a high flyer during the dot-com bubble, reaching a split-adjusted high of over $20,000 per share in March 2000.[2] After the bubble bust, Broadvision struggled, and its stock was delisted from the Nasdaq for a period. One of BroadVision's most famous clients during the dot com bubble was Current customers include Asda,[3] City of Chicago, Club Med, Gwinnett County, ING Group, Long's Drugs, Pillsbury Winthrop, Rand McNally, RS Components, State of California, Indian Railways, Highmark Insurance, Medco Health Solutions, Printmountain [4] and Equire (Links of london, Hamleys, VP...)[5]


BroadVision, Inc. was set up in 1993. In 1995 its ecommerces were introduced to the market and the company became public on Nasdaq in the next year. In 2000, it acquired Interleaf and introduced QuickSilver in the same year. During the next ten years, the company extended its market step by step, introducing Clear, Clearvale (cloud-based services), Clearvale Second Floor Speaker Series, Clearvale PaasPort, and Clearvale Express.[6]

Products and services[edit]

Applications of the company include business agility suite, ecommerce agility suite for online shopping, Clearvale, Clear (a human resources (HR) management system), QuickSilver (a document publishing system), Kona framework, and eMerchandising (processing sales data) [7] Clearvale is BroadVision's Enterprise social networking platform available under a SaaS model.[8]


  1. ^ "Business Summary". 
  2. ^ "Yahoo! Finance chart for BVSN". Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Asda Case Study". Nucleus. Retrieved 2000.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "BroadVision Powers New Printmountain B2B Print Marketplace; UK-Based Site Brings Print Buyers and Printers Together.". Broadvision. Retrieved Nov 2000.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ "eBusiness+to+Premier+UK+Retail+Brands". LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE). Retrieved Jan 21, 2000.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ "About BoardVision". 
  7. ^ "Company Full Description". 
  8. ^ [1]

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