WordPress creator Automattic valued over $1Billion

Automattic raised $160 Million in funding - WordPressWordPress was started over 10 years ago. My, it has grown.

From humble beginnings as a simple blogging platform, WordPress now powers 1 in 5 website.

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has raised $160 Million in venture funding since Matt Mullenweg, one of the original authors of WordPress, took back the reins as CEO.  This funding round values the company at over $1 Billion.

One of the  big companies that uses WordPress is Time, who wrote a great article about Automattic’s funding round.

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