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Webflow, Inc.
Type of site
Web development
Area servedWorldwide
  • Vlad Magdalin
  • Sergie Magdalin
  • Bryant Chou
LaunchedAugust 5, 2013 (2013-08-05)
Current statusActive

Webflow, Inc. is an American company, based in San Francisco, that provides software as a service for website building and hosting. Their online visual editor platform allows users to design, build, and launch websites. According to W3Techs, Webflow is used by 0.6% of the top 10 million websites.[1]


Webflow is a SaaS application that allows designers to build responsive websites with browser-based visual editing software.[2] While designers use the tool, Webflow automatically generates HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.[3][4]

Websites built on Webflow are powered by Amazon Cloudfront and hosted on Fastly.[5] Webflow is an all-in-one platform with a CMS built in. It does not require external plugins.[citation needed]


Webflow was founded in 2013 by Vlad Magdalin (creator of Intuit Brainstorm), Sergie Magdalin, and Bryant Chou (former CTO of Vungle Inc.).[6][7][8] The company graduated from Y Combinator's startup accelerator in 2013.[9] Webflow raised venture funding from Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Tim Draper, and other tech industry investors.[10] In 2019, Webflow raised a $72 million series A round of funding led by Accel.[11] In January 2021, Webflow raised $140 million in a series B round of funding.[12]

Other competitors in the website building industry include Squarespace,[13] Framer,[14] Weebly,[15] and Wix.com[16]


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  2. ^ "Design Responsive Websites In The Browser With Webflow". Smashing Magazine. 2014-08-05. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
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  8. ^ "Behind the Launch Episode 2: Every Startup Needs a Closer". www.youtube.com. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  9. ^ "Founder Stories: Webflow's Y Combinator Journey". TechCrunch. Archived from the original on 2015-07-03. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  10. ^ Perez, Sarah (11 March 2014). "Responsive Website Builder Webflow Raises $1.5 Million From Khosla, Tim Draper & Others". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  11. ^ "No-Code Website Builder Webflow Went From Near Bankruptcy To A $72 Million Series A Funding Round". Forbes.
  12. ^ Sawers, Paul (2021-01-13). "No-code development platform Webflow raises $140 million at a $2.1 billion valuation". VentureBeat. Archived from the original on 2021-02-24. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  13. ^ Chao, Brian (2015-03-15). "3(+3) of the best Website Builders and how to choose the right one for your needs". The Next Web. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  14. ^ Martin, Iain. "Design Startup Framer Reinvented Itself After Stalled Growth— And Now It's Challenging Figma". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-12-20.
  15. ^ Konrad, Alex. "No-Code Website Builder Webflow Went From Near Bankruptcy To A $72 Million Series A Funding Round". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  16. ^ Hughes, Matthew (2017-10-24). "Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping". The Next Web. Retrieved 2020-04-13.