theKompany is a California-based group of international Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X developers that write software for software development and home office uses, first founded in 2000. The group concentrates primarily on enterprise, software development, and embedded software solutions. Much of the Linux software written by the group is aimed at the KDE Desktop Environment. While a large portion of the programs produced by theKompany are proprietary, the group is a strong supporter of open-source projects, such as their KDE Studio IDE. As of 2013 The Kompany is focused on consulting and technical press activities.