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Deven Parekh of Insight Venture leads $160M Series C round in WordPress.com’s creator Automattic

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | More »

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Automattic Inc., the company that owns and operates a slew of web publishing tools including WordPress, has secured $160 million in its Series C round of funding led by Deven Parekh of Insight Venture Partners, Automattic’s CEO Matt Mullenweg wrote in a personal blog post. With this round, Automat...

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Tiger Global invests $50M in Automattic’s WordPress.com

Automattic, the company that operates blogging service WordPress.com, announced a $50 million investment from hedge fund and private-equity investor Tiger Global on Friday. The investment comes on the heels of Yahoo’s $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging company Tumblr, showing the high prices...

29 May, 2013 | More »