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Automattic

60 29th Street #343
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA
(877) 273-3049
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Matt Mullenweg (1/14/2013)
President/COO/Operations: Stuart West (4/30/2012)
Finance: George Ng (4/30/2011) ; Mark Davies (10/21/2019)
Technology: Toni Schneider (1/14/2013) ; Ryan Boren (11/05)
General Counsel/Legal: Holly Hogan ; Paul Sieminski
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Phil Black (True Ventures General Partner)
Company

Business description: Automattic is the engine behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Akismet, Gravatar, Crowdsignal, Cloudup, Tumblr, Day One, Pocket Casts and more. We believe in making the web a better place. We’re a distributed company with 1,665 Automatticians in 87 countries speaking 108 different languages. We’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and our common goal is to democratize publishing and commerce so that anyone with a story can tell it, and anyone with a product can sell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world. We believe in Open Source and the vast majority of our work is available under the GPL.
Partners include: KnowNow PicApp
Capital

Rounds: 8
Recent Fundings: Aug 2021   Aug 2021
Capital raised: 985.9M
Last Round: 288.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: CNET NetworksPolaris PartnersInsight Venture Partners;  Blacksmith Capital;  Radar PartnersTrue Ventures;  Endurance Capital
Corporate investors: The New York Times;  Salesforce Ventures
Private equity: Wellington Management ;  Tiger Global Management ;  BlackRock Private Equity Partners ;  Schonfeld ;  Alta Park

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Overview
Record updated: Aug 2021
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2005
Headcount: 1251-1600 as of Feb 2021
Rounds: 8
Recent Fundings: Aug 2021   Aug 2021
Capital Raised: 985.9M
Last Round: 288.0M
Ownership: Private