Web.com’s $2 Billion Sale; What It Says About The Value of SMB Platforms

Web.com, a behemouth that has watched companies like MailChimp, Squarespace and Weebly grab the buzz in SMB platforms, is being tentatively sold to Siris Capital, a buy out firm, for $2 Billion — a 30 percent premium over its recent stock price. Counter-offers are being invited through August 5. Web.com launched in 1997 to provide off-the-shelf, … Read more