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WP Engine

Description

Provider of WordPress hosting services designed to create and manage websites. The company's WordPress hosting services accelerate development of workflows, offer redundant configuration with multiple enterprise-grade security layers to protect high-value content and provide highly scalable architecture, enabling website managers to increase online success.

2010

Founded

PRIVATE

Status

201-500

Employees

Series C1

Latest Deal Type

$23M

Latest Deal Amount

$41.3M

Total Amount Raised

Description

Provider of WordPress hosting services designed to create and manage websites. The company's WordPress hosting services accelerate development of workflows, offer redundant configuration with multiple enterprise-grade security layers to protect high-value content and provide highly scalable architecture, enabling website managers to increase online success.

Website:

www.wpengine.com

Ownership Status

Privately Held (backing)

Financing Status

Venture Capital-Backed

Primary Industry

Internet Software

Other Industries

Systems and Information Management
Network Management Software

Primary Office

504 Lavaca Street Suite 1000 Austin, TX 78701United States +1 (877) 973-6446
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WP Engine Valuation and Funding

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WP Engine Cap Table

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WP Engine Investors (9)

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Investor NameInvestor TypeHoldingInvestor SinceParticipating RoundsBoard
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Bill BoebelAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Dharmesh ShahAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Eric RiesAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Guidepost Growth EquityGrowth/ExpansionMinority000 0000000 0000
Individual InvestorAngel (individual)Minority000 0000000 0000
Bill Boebel Angel (individual)
Dharmesh Shah Angel (individual)
Eric Ries Angel (individual)
Guidepost Growth Equity Growth/Expansion
Individual Investor Angel (individual)

WP Engine Executive Team (11)

NameTitleBoard
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Heather BrunnerChief Executive Officer
April DowningChief Financial Officer
Mary Ellen DuganChief Marketing Officer
Monica CravottaDirector, Product Marketing
Joel KnightSenior Director, Customer Experience
Heather Brunner Chief Executive Officer
April Downing Chief Financial Officer
Mary Ellen Dugan Chief Marketing Officer
Monica Cravotta Director, Product Marketing
Joel Knight Senior Director, Customer Experience

WP Engine Board Members (5)

NameRepresentingRoleSinceContact
Info
Douglas KingsleyGuidepost Growth EquityManaging Partner & Co-Founder000 0000
Holly McConnellGuidepost Growth EquityPrincipal000 0000
Joshua BaerSelfAngel (individual)000 0000
Kip McClanahanSilverton PartnersGeneral Partner000 0000
Richard CrandallSelfBoard Member000 0000
Douglas Kingsley Managing Partner & Co-Founder Guidepost Growth Equity
Holly McConnell Principal Guidepost Growth Equity
Joshua Baer Angel (individual) Self
Kip McClanahan General Partner Silverton Partners
Richard Crandall Board Member Self
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