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Squarespace at $10 Billion

TechCrunch gets into the nitty gritty of who and how much, Squarespace raises $300M at a staggering $10B valuation: “The online website creation and hosting service — which has now expanded into e-commerce by hosting online stores — then raised another $40 million round in 2014. But it is perhaps best known for its epic […]

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Automattic Steps Into the Ecosystem

Over the last two months, Automattic’s WordPress.com has taken some interesting steps into the greater open source WordPress economy. First, back in November 2020 (but not even discovered until December 2020) was the soft launch of WP Courses, and just announced in 2021 we have Built by WordPress.com. So we have two products, quick site […]

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WP Courses Soft Launched

Sort of breaking, well because no one has talked about this yet and there is no official press release. Welcome to WordPress.com’s blogging and podcast training solution WPCourses.com! WP Courses was silently launched in November at WordPress.com/learn. Still definitely in the soft launch phase since some links act strangely but a very interesting direction for […]