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Website builder Wix acquires art community DeviantArt for $36M

Wix .com has made another acquisition to build out the tools that it provides to users to build and administer websites: it has acquired DeviantArt, an online community for artists, designers and art/

Wix buys Flok to add loyalty and mobile CRM to its business tools

Wix, the website building platform with more than 98 million users globally, is making another acquisition to build out the tools that it offers to businesses and individuals that use its platform to

The thing about cycles

The Internet is awash with gloom-and-doom predictions about the death of many unicorns, a down market for investing in startups, falling public company multiples and a massive disconnect between priva

Wix Launches WixEd, A Free Online School For Website Design

DIY website creator Wix wants to make starting a career in web design as easy as it’s made building your own site. Today, the company is launching WixEd, a free online education program that teac

SaaS Companies Look To Change The Interface Of Web Design

Code-free web design platforms are an increasingly popular tool among web designers. Companies behind these tools promise a design experience that doesn't require any coding skills, or the need for an

Wix Buys Moment.Me For $10M To Add Social Marketing To Its Website Building Platform

Moment.me started life as an app that let users create albums aggregated from pictures and other media posted on social networks, before moving away from that last year to launch a new service buildi

DIY Website Builder Wix Launches Email Newsletter Service

Wix has built a nice business for itself by giving people an easy way to build their own websites without the need to know HTML. Until now, however, if those users wanted to also send a newsletter, th

Fresh From IPO, Wix Acquires Israeli Startup Appixia To Bring Native Mobile Commerce Support To 42M Users

Wix emerged in 2006 as part of a new generation of startups on a mission to do for website creation what Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr have done for bloggers and content creators. Riding the increasin

Ahead Of Its Public Debut Wednesday, Wix Prices IPO At $16.50 Per Share, With Valuation Near $800M

Twitter isn't the only company joining the list of public companies tomorrow. Israeli-American website creation platform, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wix.com/">Wix</a>, will also be vying for

With 37M Users And Revenues At $34M, DIY Website Creation Platform Wix Files For $100M IPO On The NYSE

Capitalizing on the maturing Web and growing demand for DIY creation and publishing tools, the Israel and U.S.-based company has grown to 400 strong, raised $60 million from investors and built a user

As Wix Heads Toward IPO, Weebly Looks To Expand With Big New SF Headquarters, Plans To Add 500+ Employees

Weebly, the service that lets you, your grandma and anyone else build a website for free, is growing fast. The startup launched out of Y Combinator in 2007 and today hosts over 15 million sites, which

Now 34M Users Strong, DIY Web Publishing Platform Wix Takes First Step Toward IPO

Riding the growing demand for DIY website tools, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wix.com/">Wix</a> has grown into a sizable company and now employs nearly 400 people in its offices in Tel Aviv, Ne

Site Builder Wizard Infinite.ly Leaves Incubation

Another service has jumped on the “easy” site creation bandwagon, this time a small startup out of the Philippines, called Infinite.ly. The company competes with players like Wix.com to o

Now At 25M Users, Wix Brings Third-Party Apps To Its Website Builder With New Marketplace

Hard to believe, but the now-popular Iraeli-American startup, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wix.com/">Wix.com</a>, was founded in February 2006 -- back when Tumblr was only a twinkle in David Ka

Standing On Its Own: Wix Spin-Off daPulse Scores 1.5m Series A For Its Internal Communications Tool

It’s always interesting to see when a company builds a product on the side purely to scratch its own itch, and then decides that said product has the making of a startup in itself. That appears to b

HTML5 Keeps Growing: Users Have Built One Million HTML5 Sites On Wix In The Past Three Months

Wix.com, a Java and HTML5 publishing platform, announced today that users have built over one million sites using their HTML5 tools since March. Wix, which began offering Flash tools in 2008, did not

M.Dot Builds Better Mobile Site Creator, Gets Archimedes Labs’ Largest Investment Yet

Archimedes Labs, a Palo Alto incubator, has made its largest startup investment to date, backing mobile web development startup M.dot. Neither side would disclose financial details. M.dot is still in

HTML5 With ‘Zero Knowledge Of Coding’: DIY Flash Site Builder Wix Launches HTML5 Version

Wix.com made its name with a platform that business owners and regular Joes could use to build Flash-enabled websites. Now, as a sign of the times, the company is launching a new platform to let peopl

Saul Klein’s List Of Europe’s Next Billion-Dollar Tech Companies

Where will the next billion-dollar startups come from? The tech world and most VCs tend to be parochial, looking at Silicon Valley, maybe New York, and a few other hot markets like <a href="https://b
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