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This is the most comprehensive collection of publicly available information on website builders. It gives you details about the largest players in the website building space.
|Name||Country||Funding||Valuation||User base end of 2012||User base end of 2013||User base end of 2014||User base end of 2015||User base end of 2016||Comments|
|Israel / USA||$58.5M (Source: VB)||$750 million (Source: VB)||25 million (Source: TC)||42 million |
789k paid users
|46 million||72 million||90 million (100m in Feb 2017). 2.5m premium subscriptions, 332k of them ecommerce||IPO in 2013 where they raised $127 million|
|USA||$35.7M (Source: Crunchbase)||$365 million (Source: TC) Weebly got acquired by Square in April 2018||15 million (Source: TC)||20 million||30 million||40 million (Source: Weebly)||625,000 paid users.|
|USA||$78.5M (Source: WSJ)||unknown||not disclosed||not disclosed||not disclosed||1 million (paid users) Source: Squarespace website||"Millions" according to Squarespace's website||Squarespace only has paid plans. Founder Anthony Casalena said in 2012: "We have remained profitable since inception."|
|USA, Netherlands||$12M||$117M||40 million (Source: Webs)||55M||+55 million||+55 million (Source Webs)||Webs seems to have been loosing relevance ever since their acquisition by Vistaprint. By the time of the acquisition they had 100k paid users.|
|Germany||Undislosed amount from European Founders and one more Angel investor (Source: 3Founders). €25m from Spectrum Equity in June 2015. Revenue 2014: €17.63m, profit: €695k (Source: Deutsche Startups).||€100 million (Source: Gründerszene)||5 million (Source: Jimdo)||10 million (Source: Jimdo)||15 million (Source: Jimdo)||15 million (Source: Jimdo)||15 million (20m in February 2017, Source: Jimdo). Among these are 200,000 web stores.||Jimdo famously refused an 8-figure investment. However, in 2015 they finally accepted a funding round of $25m.
In 2016 they laid off a quarter of their staff.
|Czech Republic||1.2 million||unknown||7.5 million (Source: Webnode||15 million (Source: Webnode||18 million||22 million (Source: Webnode)|
|USA||18.6 million (Source: Crunchbase)||unknown||9 million (Source: Dudamobile.com)|
|1&1 MyWebsite (1and1.com)|
|Germany||Not possible to break it down to MyWebsite only.||410,000||510,000 (Source: Annual Report - has been taken offline)||520,000 (Source: Annual Report)||No new information available.||No new information available.||Paid accounts only. Because of the high marketing spend, MyWebsite has yet to generate a profit.|
|Content Management AG (CM4all.com)|
|Germany||3 million (Source: CM4all).||3 million (Source: CM4all).||3 million (Source: CM4all).||Mainly a white label provider for companies like Strato and Telekom. Their own brand is called Web4Business.|
|USA||$25M (Source: Crunchbase)||unknown||7 million (Source: Yola)||8 million Source: Yola)||9 million Source: Yola)||10 million||Over 12 million (Source: Yola)|
(part of Endurance International Group)
|USA||12M (Source: Homestead)||12M||No new information available.||The company was acquired by Intuit in 2007 and later on sold to Endurance. Their user base remains flat, probably because it used to be a free product and now hardly adds any new users.|
(part of hibu)
|UK||2.3M+||$29M. They were acquired by hibu (Yell) in 2012 for £18m (Source: Wired)||3 million (Source: Moonfruit||5 million (Source: Moonfruit)||5 million (Source: http://www.moonfruit.com/about)||5 million||5 million (Source: Moonfruit's career page)||They claim to be the no. 1 hosted site builder in UK.|
|UK||$25M||not disclosed||not disclosed||not disclosed||not disclosed||not disclosed||White label provider for companies like Host Europe and 123reg|
|Webstarts.com||USA||3.5 million (Source: Webstarts||3.7 million||3.8 million (Source: Webstarts)|
|Estonia||$100K (Source: Crunchbase)||500k (Source: Source)||No new information available.|
|Ucoz.com||Russia||1.2m (Source Ucoz.com)||1.5 million||1.5 million||1.2 million (active websites according to Ucoz)|
Last updated: 21 Mar 2017
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