Salesforce Ventures has invested an incredible $300 million as the sole investor in Automattic’s Series D, their first raise since 2014. Total investment is now $491 million over 15 years.
Kira Leigh works with WordPress, but in most instances she’d rather avoid it. I talk to her about why she’s a WordPress skeptic.
Sharing without a strategy. Blogging without a plan. Connecting without an angle. Maybe that’s how Tumblr shines?
Automattic has purchased Tumblr from Verizon, in a firesale move reported to be for less than $3 million. There is still value in the site, however, for Automattic.
Shopify has a lot going for it. WooCommerce, though, is the better platform for ecommerce on the Open Web.
The web is a sacred wilderness, and it deserves preservation. What role can open source communities play? And how does it contrast with the monopolistic tendencies of the “tech giants?”
Jake Goldman is the President and Founder of 10up, one of the largest consulting agencies in the WordPress space. In this session of Publish Online he talks to me about what their experience is like in the consulting realm in 2019.
Ryan McCue is the Director of Engineering at Human Made. In this Publish Online session, we talk about how they are catering WordPress for enterprise with Altis.
Nathalie Lussier is the founder and CEO of AccessAlly, a million dollar per year WordPress course and membership plugin. She talks about going all-in to build every feature a course creator could dream of.
In this session of Publish Online, I talk to Pippin Williamson about building a big new feature for AffiliateWP, and how this time, they built strategically, rather than in response.
In this session, I talk to Matt Mullenweg about a variety of issues facing the WordPress community, as well as what’s going on at Automattic, with his podcast, and more.
WordCamp Europe 2019 hosted a record 3,200+ people, according to ticket sales. WCEU started with a contributor day on Thursday, June 20, followed by the two main conference days on Friday and Saturday.
WP Engine has acquired Flywheel — which boasts more than 200 employees and $18 million in revenue. WP Engine is setting the stage for an IPO in the next couple years.
Team Memberships are a new way to support Post Status and provide continuous education and excellent community insights for your entire organization.
The Deal of the Week is an opportunity for companies to reach the Post Status audience, and for readers to save money.
Automattic has acquired Prospress, the makers of WooCommerce Subscriptions — WooCommerce’s highest revenue-generating extension — for an undisclosed sum.
Reyes Martínez directs Digital Marketing and Communications at Frontity. She gave us some background and answered a few of our questions about the company and the project.