Recently saw this news in the AustinStartup blog, about our hosting company, WP Engine.? In just about any business, these numbers are exceptionally good:
[T]he company has surpassed 23,000 customers with 200,000 + domains, representing a customer increase of 130 percent in the last 12 months. The company has expanded its offices in Austin, San Antonio and San Francisco to 195 employees ? almost a 150 percent growth over the same time period. The company anticipates exiting 2014 with more than 220 employees[...]
It's impressive growth - but what you can't tell from reading about the growth, is that they're achieving it by providing great customer experiences and a great value for WordPress hosting.
Congrats to our friends at WP Engine - who, coincidentally, also put a sign on their building not long ago...!
Update: well, when things are going well, the congratulations keep rolling... Jason Cohen just won the Tech Titan CIO/CTO category award tonight, a well deserved recognition of his contributions as CTO of WP Engine.? Heather Brunner, WP Engine CEO, was also there - and I'm looking forward to participating in a panel discussion with her and two other Austin CEOs - Chris Taylor and John Price - at SXSW in 2015!