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Automattic wants to make the web a better place. Our family includes WordPress.com, TumblrJetpack, WooCommerce, WordPress VIP, SimplenoteLongreads, and more. With WordPress.com, you can create beautiful websites and blogs for free and enhance those sites with our premium services. A fully distributed company, Automattic has more than 1,251 employees working from 77 countries.

Company Name: Automattic Inc.
Founded: August 2005
Founder & CEO: Matt Mullenweg
CFO: Mark Davies
Staff: 1,251
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, USA
Staff locations: 77 countries, speaking 93 languages
Key Investors: Tiger Global Management, Salesforce Ventures, Insight Venture Partners, True Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, Radar Partners, and New York Times Company.
Status: Privately held and independent, in later-stage growth phase.

Journalists, Please Note 

Automattic owns and operates WordPress.com, which is a hosted version of the open source WordPress software with added features for security, speed and support. Please append “.com” when referencing our product name.

WordPress is open source software, which is written, maintained, and supported by thousands of independent contributors worldwide. Automattic is a major contributor to the WordPress open source project. If you would like to contribute to the WordPress open source project, learn more at make.wordpress.org.

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External: W3Techs, BuiltWith

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