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March 12, 2019 / 

Robert Dysell

Pickit creates global relationship with Ingram Micro to expand reach and double margins for Office 365 Channel Partners

Award-winning add-in image service is now available on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace

Irvine, CA. Mar 12, 2018 - Pickit, the 2-in-1 image service that lives inside Office 365, today announced its global go-to-market alliance with Ingram Micro, a Fortune 500 global technology distributor, cloud services aggregator and  platform provider. As part of the new relationship, Ingram Micro is now bundling Pickit with new Office 365 sales, enabling channel partners to sell the market’s No. 1 most popular downloaded add-in by Office 365 users for businesses.

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September 27, 2017 / 

Brad Hawkes

Pickit wins Office App Award for 3rd year in a row

Forgive us for being self-indulgent, but we're pretty thrilled to hear the Pickit app has won another award this year at the Office APP Awards. The announcement was made at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, and this time we took home an award in the category Best Overall App

 

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August 24, 2017 / 

Robert Dysell

Pickit featured at DECODED premiere in San Francisco

Tonight Pickit's Co-CEO and founder, Mathias Björkholm, hit the red carpet at the Launch Party of Season 2 of the DECODED Show. Held at Z Space in San Francisco, the premiere gave guests a glimpse of upcoming episodes of the popular web series, where Pickit is featured. 

DECODED is an unorthodox show–led by Microsoft Chief Geek John Shewchuk and Executive David Mendlen–that aims to pick the brains of the world’s best software engineers and share developer best practices. 

See the Season 2 trailer here

 

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May 12, 2017 / 

Robert Dysell

Pickit featured in virtual Keynote at Microsoft Build 2017

Pickit founder Mathias Björkholm took part in Friday’s Virtual Keynote at Microsoft Build 2017. The segment was hosted by Microsoft's Corporate Vice President and Chief Evangelist, Steve Guggenheimer, along with Technical Fellow and host of the Decoded show John Shewchuk. In the keynote, Pickit was highlighted as a long-term key partner for Microsoft. 

The Swedish startup is on a mission to save the world from boring docs and presentations by making it simpler for everyday Office users to access quality royalty-free images inside the apps they’re already using. The Pickit add-in is currently the most popular app in Office Store worldwide.

 

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March 1, 2017 / 

Robert Dysell

Microsoft invests in Swedish Startup Pickit to save the world from boring presentations


Today, tech startup Pickit–which provides an image service that puts professionally curated content and corporate assets at the fingertips of 1.2 billion Office users–announced an investment from Microsoft Ventures.

Pickit aggregates content from leading image providers and allows users to crowdsource custom images from Pickit’s global photographer community. A unique royalty free images process ensures all content is licensed and free to use.

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September 29, 2016 / 

Robert Dysell

Pickit wins 1st place at Microsoft’s Office App Awards

Tonight, at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta, our Office Add-in nabbed 1st place in the most prestigious prize category – Best User Interface at the Microsoft Office App Awards 2016.

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September 5, 2016 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

The power of pictures: The Pickit integration for Microsoft Office

What happens when you combine a Scandinavian eye for beautiful aesthetics with one of the biggest technology companies in the known universe? Why, it’s Pickit’s ground-breaking integration with Microsoft, of course!

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July 14, 2015 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

Pickit: App Awards Winners 2015

Following a very difficult process of narrowing down the winners out of such a large pool of excellent apps, we are proud to announce that Pickit have won, not just one award but two: Most Business Value - Office Add-inBest User Interface - Office Add-in.

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