WordPress 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.