11. Automattic $300.0M
Round: Series D
Month of Funding: September
Description: Automattic develops publishing platforms, including the WordPress.com website and the VIP WordPress.com cloud version. Founded by Matt Mullenweg in 2005, Automattic has now raised a total of $490.6MInsight Partners, Salesforce Ventures, The New York Times, Tiger Global Management, and True Ventures.
Investors in the round: Akkadian Ventures, Blacksmith Capital, Chris Sacca, CNET Networks, Dave Goldberg, eBrands.vc, ICONIQ Capital, Insight Partners, Lowercase Capital, Matt Mullenweg, Pete Sheinbaum, Radar Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Savano Capital Partners, The New York Times, Tiger Global Management, True Ventures
Industry: Blogging Platforms, Content, Internet, Software, Web Design, Web Development
Founders: Matt Mullenweg
Founding year: 2005
Location: San Francisco
Total equity funding raised: $490.6M
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