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When it was created 2006 (2006)
People who started it Avishai Abrahami
Nadav Abrahami
Giora Kaplan
Headquarters Tel Aviv, Israel
Number of locations San Francisco, New York City, Dnepropetrovsk
Services Website builder, Web hosting service
Website www.wix.com

Wix.com is a freemium online platform that allows users to create websites and Facebook pages.[1] It competes with Webs, Weebly, Yola and other web hosting and creation sites.[2]

History[change | change source]

Wix was created in 2006 by Avishai Abrahami, Nadav Abrahami and Giora Kaplan. The company is located in Tel Aviv, with offices in San Francisco, New York City and Dnepropetrovsk.[3] It is funded by investors Insight Venture Partners, Mangrove Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners and Benchmark Capital.[4][5] It entered open-beta in 2008.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Zukerman, Erez (9 April 2012). "Create a Website Easily With Wix". PCWorld. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 McCarthy, Caroline (13 October 2008). "Site creator Wix announces funding, subscriptions". CNET. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  3. List of Wix features
  4. "Wix.com". LinkedIn. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  5. Vidra, Eze (28 March 2011). "Israeli startup Wix Raises $40 Million, Wants to Become a Large Company in Israel". VC Cafe. Retrieved 12 November 2012.