Automattic

Automattic Overview

Founded 2005
Founded
Status Private
Employees 1,100
Employees
Latest Deal Type Series D
Latest Deal Amount $381M
Latest Deal Amount
Investors 19

Automattic General Information

Description

Developer of an open source blogging platform designed to offer WordPress and WordPress Multi-User through the Automattic support network. The company's platform provides various services, including access to various members of the WordPress, software updates and consultative solutions, including scaling, performance and plugin configuration, enabling democratization publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Software
Other Industries
Social Content
Publishing
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • 60 29th Street
  • Suite 343
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • United States
+1 (877) 000-0000

Automattic Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Automattic Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC (Series D) 26-Dec-2019 $381M 00000 Completed Profitable
6. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2018 00000 Completed Profitable
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 05-May-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Completed Profitable
4. Secondary Transaction - Private 17-Sep-2013 0000 000.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Secondary Transaction - Private 26-May-2013 0000 000.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 23-Jan-2008 $29.5M $30.7M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 22-Mar-2006 $1.15M $1.15M 00.000 Completed Startup

Automattic Cap Table

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Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00.00 00.000
Series A 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00.0 00.000

Automattic Competitors (52)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
eByline Formerly VC-backed Los Angeles, CA 00 00.000 000000&0 00.000
000000 00000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Sunnyvale, CA 00000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
0000 000 0000 Corporation
000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 0000 000000000000 0000

Automattic Executive Team (31)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Paul Maiorana Vice President, Platform Services
George Ng Director of Finance
Michelle Weber JD Chief Semicolon Advocate
Peter Slutsky Director of Platform Services
Matthew Mullenweg Founder & Chief Executive Officer

13 Former Executives

Automattic Board Members (5)

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Name Representing Role Since
Ann Dunwoody Automattic Board Member 000 0000
Philip Black True Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Toni Schneider Self Board Member 000 0000
Tony Conrad True Ventures Board Member 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

Automattic Investors (19)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Salesforce Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
eBrands.vc Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
MicroVentures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Savano Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Akkadian Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

Automattic Investments & Acquisitions (30)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000 000000 20-May-2020 000000000 00.00 Communication Software 0000000 000000000
00000000 22-Apr-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Publishing
00000000 26-Feb-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software
000000 25-Sep-2019 000000000000000000 000 Social/Platform Software 0000000 000000000
ZBS CRM 16-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition Business/Productivity Software

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Automattic Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
ZBS CRM Business/Productivity Software St Albans, United Kingdom 2016
00000 Network Management Software Portland, ME 0000
000000000 Financial Software Portland, OR 0000
0000 000000 000000 Other Software Boston, MA 0000
0000000 Multimedia and Design Software NY 0000