Webflow

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Webflow, Inc.
Webflow logo.svg
Screenshot of Webflow.png
Type of site
Web development
Headquarters
Area servedWorldwide
Founder(s)
  • Vlad Magdalin
  • Sergie Magdalin
  • Bryant Chou
URLwebflow.com
CommercialYes
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.

Overview[edit]

Webflow is a SaaS application that allows designers to build responsive websites with browser based visual editing software.[1]

While designers use the tool, Webflow automatically generates HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.[2][3]

Company[edit]

Webflow was founded in 2013 by Vlad Magdalin (creator of Intuit Brainstorm), Sergie Magdalin, and Bryant Chou (former CTO of Vungle).[4][5][6] The company graduated from Y Combinator's startup accelerator in 2013.[7] Webflow raised venture funding from Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Tim Draper, and other tech industry investors.[8] Webflow has raised a massive $72 million Series A round of funding led by Accel[9].

Other competitors in the website building industry include Squarespace[10], Weebly (owned by Square)[11], Wix.com[12], and Webydo[13].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Design Responsive Websites In The Browser With Webflow". Smashing Magazine. 2014-08-05. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  2. ^ "Next-Generation Responsive Web Design Tools: Webflow, Edge Reflow, Macaw". Smashing Magazine. 2014-05-23. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  3. ^ "4 tools native devs should be using to transition to the mobile web | VentureBeat | Dev | by J. O'Dell". VentureBeat. 2013-06-04. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  4. ^ Weinberger, Matt. "This founder explains how not taking investor money let his startup build a product that 750,000 users love". Business Insider. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  5. ^ "Intuit's New Brainstorm Software Looks Helpful But Pricey". PCWorld. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Behind the Launch Episode 2: Every Startup Needs a Closer". www.youtube.com. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Founder Stories: Webflow's Y Combinator Journey". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  8. ^ Perez, Sarah. "Responsive Website Builder Webflow Raises $1.5 Million From Khosla, Tim Draper & Others". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  9. ^ "No-Code Website Builder Webflow Went From Near Bankruptcy To A $72 Million Series A Funding Round". Forbes.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ Konrad, Alex. "No-Code Website Builder Webflow Went From Near Bankruptcy To A $72 Million Series A Funding Round". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  12. ^ Hughes, Matthew (2017-10-24). "Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping". The Next Web. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  13. ^ "Louisville web design company Duda gets new space in Louisville". Colorado Hometown Weekly. 2019-06-21. Retrieved 2020-04-13.

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