The digital economy: Europe gives a boost to digital signature with the final adoption of the eIDAS regulation.

The Council of the European Union has just announced the final adoption, on July 23rd, of the new eIDAS regulation on electronic identification and trusted services for electronic transactions in the internal market. The arrival of this text marks a new era for electronic signature in Europe.

drapeau-europParis, July 29th, 2014 – Less than 4 months after its first reading in the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union has just announced the final adoption, on July 23rd, of the new regulation on electronic identification and trusted services for electronic transactions in the internal market, abrogating Directive 1999/93/EC.

Cryptolog, a long-established player in the field of electronic signature in France and in Europe, welcomes this regulatory framework that creates a single, secure space for electronic transactions in Europe.

Cryptolog raises 1.7 million Euros to support the growth of Universign

Cryptolog, the leading French electronic signature software publisher has concluded a 1.7 million Euro funding round and is pleased to announce CM-CIC Capital Innovation as a new shareholder. The aim is to support the sustained growth of its Universign online signature platform.

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Cryptolog, the trusted third-party and publisher of cutting-edge electronic signature software, is happy to announce the conclusion of a 1.7 million Euro funding round, with CM-CIC Capital Innovation and SUDINNOVA as new shareholders. They have the support of the original shareholders, in particular Script Capital and Beaubourg Capital, for this operation.

The aims of this share capital increase are to significantly increase the functionality of its Universign online signature platform, to speed up its development by strengthening its sales teams and to cement its leading position in France, thanks to the additional reach achieved by having CM-CIC Capital Innovation as an institutional shareholder.

Cryptolog makes the Universign electronic signature user experience even simpler to use

The new Universign platform gives users an extremely simple electronic signature experience, developers full access to its APIs, and companies a server stamp service to electronically stamp their outbound documents.

universign home pageParis, 19 June 2013 – Cryptolog, publisher of cutting-edge electronic signature software, is happy to announce the launch of version 6 of its online electronic signature service

Universign allows companies and individuals to get their contacts (clients, partners, employees, etc.) to sign all kinds of documents and to add a "Sign" button to their website just like they would add an on-line payment service.

This major change made to Universign makes it significantly easier to use electronic signatures, so as to meet the growing needs of their clients and users.

Julien Stern, CEO and co-founder of Cryptolog said:
« We are very pleased to make this new version of Universign, which is much clearer and more agreeable to use, available to our users. It reflects our will to make access to our trusted services easier and to make electronic signature readily available for every sector and every company »

Cryptolog back to break-even, thanks to a 5th consecutive year of strong growth

post-it-croissanceIn a context affected by the crisis and on-track with its business plan, Cryptolog returned to break-even with income reaching 1.6 million Euros and sales up by almost 25%.

Paris, 17 June 2013 – Cryptolog, publisher of cutting-edge electronic signature software, announced sharply higher sales figures and that they passed their break-even point for 2012.

Over 1.6 million Euros in sales

Cryptolog's sales for the 2012 financial year ended on 31 December 2012 increased by almost 25% to reach 1.5 million Euros. The total operating revenue (including subsidies) stands at 1.646 million Euros. Over and above its strong growth in sales, Cryptolog shows a positive net income of €10K for the 2012 financial year as at 31 December 2012.

Adobe recognizes Cryptolog Universign as a trusted authority as part of its AATL program

Users of the SaaS platform can now create digital signatures for PDF documents that are trusted and validated by Adobe® Reader® and Acrobat®.

aatl-member-adobePARIS, France - June 05th, 2012 - Cryptolog today announced that Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) recognizes Universign, the online timestamping and electronic signature platform by Cryptolog, as a trusted authority as part of its Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL) program.

Universign marks the end of handwritten signatures

You no longer need to print out documents in order to sign them. Upload your document to Universign, invite all the signatories by email, and click Send! You will then receive the signed contract in your mailbox once it has been signed by all the relevant parties. Collecting signatures has never been so easy...

Paris, April 26th, 2012 - Cryptolog, a software company providing innovative electronic signature, timestamping and identity management solutions, is delighted to announce Version 4 of its online platform This complete overhaul of Universign aims to do away with hundreds of years of handwritten signatures, as the first platform in France open to both private individuals and businesses. Universign provides all the unique and extremely simple features of electronic signature. Users of the site can get all kinds of documents signed electronically by their correspondents and add a "Sign" button to their website just as they would add any online payment service.

Cryptolog has grown by an average of 35% per year over the last four years

Cryptolog closed the year 2011 in a very positive way, with the firm's total sales for the year reaching €1.2 million, up 44% from 2010.

Paris, February 6th, 2012 - Cryptolog, the publisher of innovative solutions for electronic signature, timestamping and long-term proof management, is delighted to announce another year of strong growth for the financial year 2011, which ended on December 31st. Sales revenue rose by 44% to €1.2 million, and the company's total operating revenues (including grants) reached €1.4 million, an increase of over 32%.

In an extremely competitive market, Cryptolog has managed to stand out from the crowd and sign deals with some big names in the software, banking, insurance and service industries. Cryptolog's expertise, responsiveness and understanding of customer needs have proved critical in enabling the firm to meet the challenge of growing by an average of 35% per year over the past four years.

Cryptolog announces the release of CUTE 5.3

Paris, 27 June 2011 - Cryptolog is delighted to announce the release of version 5.3 of CUTE, its toolkit that allows users to add electronic signature capabilities to a business application or website. Marketed under a white label arrangement to software publishers and SaaS service providers, the Cryptolog Universal Token Environment can be integrated in just a few hours into any website or software client in a way that is completely transparent to the end user. This new version of CUTE brings some important new features that meet the growing needs of the electronic signature market.

Serenity 2.6 welcomes TSL

Paris, March 8th, 2011 - Cryptolog is delighted to announce the release of version 2.6 of Serenity, its advanced electronic signature validation server. The main innovation in this release is the integration of Trust-service Status Lists (TSL) in the validation engine and in the Serenity administration interface.

A standard European format 

Imposed by the European Commission on its member states, TSL are designed to consolidate lists of suppliers of certification services that are considered trustworthy by the different EU states within public, standardized XML files that can be accessed online. The format of these lists has been standardized in Europe (ETSI TS 102 231). The lists are used to reference all trusted authorities in a given country and include a certain amount of technical and organizational information. In particular, these lists must indicate which certification authorities issue qualified certificates under the Electronic Signature Directive (e-signature 1999/93/EC).

Corinne David appointed Chief Financial Officer of Cryptolog

To support its development on the timestamping and electronic signature market, Cryptolog appoints Corinne David as head of administrative and financial management of the company.