Automattic Overview

  • Founded
  • 2005
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 1,700
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $250M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 34

Automattic General Information

Description

Operator of open-source content management systems created to democratize publishing and commerce. The company develops web publishing, e-commerce, and open-source blogging platforms to make the web a better place, thereby enabling users to share stories and content irrespective of their income, gender, politics, language, and geography.

Contact Information

Website
automattic.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
IT Consulting and Outsourcing
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 60 29th Street
  • Suite 343
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • United States
+1 (877) 000-0000

Automattic Timeline

2018201920202021
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Automattic Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Aug-2021 $250M 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 28-Feb-2021 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 08-Aug-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series D) 26-Dec-2019 00000 00000 000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2018 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 05-May-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
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
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Automattic Cap Table

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
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Automattic Comparisons

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HQ Location
Employees
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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Automattic Competitors (28)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Newfold Digital Private Equity-Backed Jacksonville, FL 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
0000000000 Corporation London, United Kingdom 000
000 00000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Boca Raton, FL 00 000 000000&0 000
00000000 Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.00 0000000 0000 00.00
000000000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 0000 000.00 000000000 000.00
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Automattic Patents

Automattic Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20150288715-A1 Systems and methods for protecting websites from botnet attacks Abandoned 03-Apr-2014 00000000000 00

Automattic Executive Team (29)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Nick Gernert Chief Executive Officer, WordPress VIP
Paul Maiorana Chief Executive Officer, WooCommerce
Peter Slutsky Director of Business Development and Partnerships
Matthew Mullenweg Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Mark Davies Chief Financial Officer
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Automattic Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Ann Dunwoody Automattic Board Member 000 0000
Matthew Mullenweg Automattic Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Philip Black True Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Susan Decker Self Board Member 000 0000
Toni Schneider Self Board Member 000 0000
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Automattic Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Automattic Investors (34)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aglaé Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alta Park Capital Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ben Jen Holdings Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
BlackRock Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Automattic Investments & Acquisitions (40)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 00000 09-Sep-2021 000000000000000000 Software Development Applications
00000000 30-Aug-2021 000000000000000000 Software Development Applications
00000 0000 03-Aug-2021 00000 00000 00 0000 Communication Software
0000000 (000000000 27-Jul-2021 00000 00000 00 000.00 Communication Software
Pocket Casts 16-Jul-2021 Merger/Acquisition Entertainment Software
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Automattic Subsidiaries (17)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
ZBS CRM Business/Productivity Software St Albans, United Kingdom 2016
00000000 Software Development Applications Madrid, Spain 0000
00000 Network Management Software Portland, ME 0000
000000000 Financial Software Portland, OR 0000
0000 000000 000000 Other Software Boston, MA 0000
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Automattic Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000000 01-Nov-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
RadioPublic 05-Oct-2018 Early Stage VC 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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