LWN.Net Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1997

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

LWN.Net General Information


Provider of news and information focused on LINUX products, distributions and developments. The company's portal provides a constantly updated news ticker, complete and concise weekly summaries, LINUX investor information, book reviews and the all-important Linux penguin gallery.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • Boulder, CO
  • United States

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LWN.Net Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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LWN.Net Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonathan Corbet Co-Founder & Editor
Rebecca Sobol Co-Founder & Technical Editor
Elizabeth Coolbaugh Co-Founder
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  • When was LWN.Net founded?

    LWN.Net was founded in 1997.

  • Who is the founder of LWN.Net?

    Jonathan Corbet, Rebecca Sobol, and Elizabeth Coolbaugh are the founders of LWN.Net.

  • Where is LWN.Net headquartered?

    LWN.Net is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

  • What industry is LWN.Net in?

    LWN.Net’s primary industry is Information Services (B2C).

  • Is LWN.Net a private or public company?

    LWN.Net is a Private company.

  • What is LWN.Net’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for LWN.Net is 00000.

  • When was LWN.Net acquired?

    LWN.Net was acquired on 10-Apr-2000.

  • Who acquired LWN.Net?

    LWN.Net was acquired by Tucows.

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