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WooCommerce Invests in PeachPay

More money flowing in the WordPress economy. Today we get the announcement in Business Insider (paywalled), PeachPay, a one-click checkout startup created by recent college grads, is looking to compete with red-hot startups Bolt and Fast as e-commerce booms: PeachPay, which launched in January, is one of the newest entrants offering one-click checkouts for merchants. […]

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The EIG Acquisition

EIG, aka Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGI), aka Bluehost/Constant Contact to most people, announced in SEC filings on November 2, 2020 its agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group L.P. for approximately $3 billion. What makes this very interesting is the premium that Clearlake plans on paying. According to more SEC […]

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Proofing WordPress

I starting following this blockchain meets WordPress story back in July when WordProof received €1,000,000 from the European Commission. Yesterday Yoast took an undisclosed stake in WordProof which makes a lot of sense