Automattic wants to make the web a better place. Our family includes WordPress.com, Tumblr, Jetpack, WooCommerce, WordPress.com VIP, Simplenote, Longreads, 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 1,147 employees working from 72 countries.
Company Name: Automattic Inc.
Founded: August 2005
Founder & CEO: Matt Mullenweg
CFO: Mark Davies
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, USA
Staff locations: 72 countries, speaking 92 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.
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- Automattic Announces $300 Million Investment from Salesforce Ventures“We’re thrilled to invest in Automattic’s growth and success, and deepen our commitment to the open web.” —Marc Benioff
- Automattic Acquires Tumblr from Verizon“I can’t wait for us to build great products together.”
- Automattic Names Mark Davies Chief Financial OfficerDavies joins Automattic from Vivint, the $1B+ smart home services provider.
- Matt Mullenweg Launches the Distributed PodcastAutomattic has more than 900 employees working in over 70 countries. Here’s what we’ve learned.
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