Automattic

Type: Company
Name: Automattic
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 3 reports

Automattic Buys Scroll Kit, A Code-Free Website Builder That Once Got Legal Heat From The NYT

WordPress maker Automattic’s[1] acquisition spree to build out its platform continues apace. Today comes news that it has acquired Scroll Kit[2], a New York-based startup that had developed a platform for people to build websites without needing to know ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

10 Insights From The Work Culture Of The Company Behind WordPress

I just finished Scott Berkun’s book “The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work”. In the book Scott describes his time working at Automattic (the company behind WordPress.com and a contributor to WordPress.org – learn about the difference ... [Published Business 2 Community - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Matt Mullenweg: 'I Assumed the Bigger You Got, the Slower and Dumber You Got'

As more and more people used his WordPress.com software, Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg remained reluctant to grow his staff as fast. Here's what changed his mind. ... [Published inc.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

After selling to Twitter, Spindle founder joins Polaris as partner

Pat Kinsel, former CEO and cofounder of Spindle, is now a partner at Boston VC firm Polaris.Kinsel previously served as an “entrepreneur-in-residence” at Polaris, after social discovery service Spindle was bought by Twitter less than a year ago. As we ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Akismet 3.0 allows you to kill worst kind of spam before it hits your server

Automattic released a major update of their Akismet plugin for WordPress.org blogs recently.One of the new features in this update is a setting called: Silently discard the worst and most pervasive spam so I never see it.This is an opt-in option and it ... [Published TechWhack - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Spam, Automattic
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Weebly races WordPress around the world, takes $35M | VentureBeat | Deals

The website-making space is hot: Last week alone, Squarespace announced a new $40 million round[1], and WordPress parent company Automattic was reportedly raising up to $100 million[2], and just today, Brandcast grabbed $1.5 million from Salesforce founder ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Automattic makes it easier for photobloggers to schedule posts in WordPress

If you’re a WordPress-using photo-blogger looking to save yourself some spadework, you might like this little tool developed by Automattic .Rather than manually scheduling posts for individual photos one at a time, Postbot lets you drag-and-drop your ... [Published The Next Web - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Automattic, WordPress, Json
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Memo to tech startups: If you want money, raise it now

The frothy fundraising market may dry up soon.FORTUNE -- If it feels like every startup you've ever heard of is rushing to drum up large rounds of funding, that's because they probably are. It's hard to miss the string of massive rounds from recent months: ... [Published Fortune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Automattic has released their first Transparency Report regarding WordPress.com platform

The company said in a note:For the second half of 2013, approximately 0.0001% of the 48 million sites that we host were subject to a government information request. Our policy is to notify you of any information request we receive regarding your account, ... [Published TechWhack - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Wordpress provider Automattic raising over $100M at value of more than $1B

Automattic, led by founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg, is reportedly raising between $100 million and $150 million in new funding in a round that would value the company at $1 billion.Automattic, the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Funding Daily: It pays to do the Internet's heavy lifting

Not one, not two, but three hosting providers are making today’s Funding Daily. Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, may be raising a new $100 million round of funding, Fortune reports. Things we learned today: Coca-Cola has been experimenting ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 13 reports

Automattic seeking to raise more than $100 million

Automattic , the company that?runs blogging platforms WordPress.com and WordPress VIP, is out raising between $100 million and $150 million in new venture capital funding, according to multiple ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]

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...developed a platform for people to build websites without needing to know any code, or, in the words of co-founders  Cody BrownBrown and Kate Ray, "a process for making the web that was more like drawing on a piece of paper." Read More
Matt Mullenweg: "I Assumed the Bigger You Got, the Slower and Dumber You Got"
...As they note: "the panel opinion in this case makes new law with corrosive implications for these foundational principles of copyright law." Netflix weighed in to point out that this creates a "new species of copyright" and would give "an effective veto right to any performer...
Famous VC rule of thumb on financing: "The time to eat the hors d'oeuvres is when they're being passed."

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10 Insights From The Work Culture Of The Compan... [Published Business 2 Community - 4 hours ago]
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Matt Mullenweg: 'I Assumed the Bigger You Got, ... [Published inc.com - Apr 23 2014]
Akismet 3.0 allows you to kill worst kind of sp... [Published TechWhack - Apr 23 2014]
The Daily Startup: Tiger Global Prowls Early St... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 23 2014]
After selling to Twitter, Spindle founder joins... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
After selling to Twitter, Spindle founder joins... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
Weebly races WordPress around the world, takes ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 23 2014]
Weebly races WordPress around the world, takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Weebly races WordPress around the world, takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hea... [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 22 2014]
Automattic makes it easier for photobloggers to... [Published The Next Web - Apr 22 2014]
Automattic makes it easier for photobloggers to... [Published The Next Web - Apr 22 2014]
Who Is Tom Preston-Werner? GitHub Co-Founder Re... [Published International Business Times - Apr 22 2014]
Brandcast’s simple but powerful site management... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Brandcast’s simple but powerful site management... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Automattic launches Postbot web app for schedul... [Published TechWhack - Apr 22 2014]
GitHub President Resigns After Allegations Of H... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Apr 22 2014]
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Memo to tech startups: If you want money, raise... [Published Fortune - Apr 18 2014]
Can a little-known blogger turn his site into a... [Published GigaOM - Apr 18 2014]
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Automattic Buys Scroll Kit, A Code-Free Website... [Published TechCrunch - 1 hour ago]
 WordPress maker Automattic's acquisition spree to build out its platform continues apace. Today comes news that it has acquired Scroll Kit, a New York-based startup that had developed a platform for people to build websites without needing to know any ...
Automattic Buys Scroll Kit, A Code-Free Website... [Published TechCrunch Europe - 1 hour ago]
 WordPress maker Automattic's acquisition spree to build out its platform continues apace. Today comes news that it has acquired Scroll Kit, a New York-based startup that had developed a platform for people to build websites without needing to know any ...
The Daily Startup: Tiger Global Prowls Early St... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 23 2014]
Associated Press Tiger Global Management , an investor better known for its late-stage deals, is leading an oversubscribed $12 million Series A investment in cybersecurity startup Sentinel Labs to help it convert beta users including Yahoo , Box ...
After selling to Twitter, Spindle founder joins... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
Pat Kinsel, former CEO and cofounder of Spindle, is now a partner at Boston VC firm  Polaris . Kinsel previously served as an “entrepreneur-in-residence” at Polaris, after social discovery service Spindle was bought by Twitter. Before Spindle, Pat ...
Weebly races WordPress around the world, takes ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 22 2014]
Image Credit: Weebly The website-making space is hot: Last week alone, Squarespace announced a new $40 million round , and WordPress parent company Automattic was reportedly raising up to $100 million , and just today,  Brandcast grabbed $1.5 million ...
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