WP Engine

WP Engine is a new breed of technology company at the intersection of tech innovation and service. The company is on a mission to help customers win online.

WP Engine's platform provides brands the solutions they need to create remarkable sites and apps on WordPress that drive their business forward faster.

WP Engine was founded in 2010 by Jason Cohen. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with additional offices in San Antonio, Texas; Limerick, Ireland, London, England, San Francisco, California, and Brisbane, Australia.

WordPress is an open framework that enables you to customize the CMS to your business instead of customizing your business to the CMS, as you would with closed, proprietary systems.

WP Engine equips you with a suite of agility, performance, intelligence, and integration solutions, so you can build and deploy a range of online experiences from campaign sites to content hubs to ecommerce extensions.


WP Engine supports over 85,000 customers in over 140 countries, and over 500,000 web experiences globally.


WP Engine is backed by Silver Lake Management, GuidePost Growth Equity (formerly known as North Bridge), WordPress developer Automattic, Silverton, and Eric Ries (of “Lean Startup” fame). The company raised $250M from its most recent Private Equity round in Jan 2018. Bringing WP Enginer's total funding to $290.7M to date.


WP Engine reached to a $1B valuation from its last financing of a Private Equity round on Jan 4, 2018.


WP Engine recognized as 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Web Content Management.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $290.7M over 5 Rounds of Funding (Last Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: $132M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 501-1000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B as of Jan 4, 2018
  • City/Town: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
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