Funding, Buyback, and Hiring

In February of this year, Automattic closed a new primary funding round of $288M, bringing in some great new partners including BlackRock, Wellington, Schonfeld, and Alta Park. Existing investors ICONIQ and AglaĆ© (Bernard Arnault) also participated. This round was common stock, and like all funding since 2011, included a proxy assigning me the right to … Continue reading Funding, Buyback, and Hiring