Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and soon Tumblr, has closed a $300 million funding round at a $3 billion post-money valuation. The Series D round has a single investor, Salesforce
Automattic, the company best known for WordPress.com and its contributions to the open source, non-hosted WordPress alternative, has raised $300 million in a series D round of funding from Salesforce’s
This week, Automattic revealed it has signed all the paperwork to acquire Tumblr from Verizon, including its full staff of 200. Tumblr has undergone quite a journey since its headline-grabbing acquisition
Automattic And Tumblr: Could This Buyout Herald A Revival Of The Personal Website At The Expense Of Social Networks?
Verizon is closing the sale of Tumblr, one of the properties it acquired with the leftovers of Yahoo!, to Matt Mullenweg's Automattic. For a nominal price, very far from the $1,100 billion that Yahoo!
Here’s your daily tech digest, by way of the DGiT Daily newsletter, for Tuesday, August 13, 2019! 1. Verizon is selling Tumblr to the owner of WordPress, still not NSFW Remember when Tumblr was acquired