Web hosting firm GoDaddy is strengthening and gearing up its services after its acquisition of WP Curve. This bootstrapped startup is now offering support and services for WordPress websites. The company hasn’t disclosed the deal yet, but NYSE-listed GoDaddy has picked up WP Curve’s customer base, assets and tens of its team.
Australia-based WP Curve was founded three years ago by Dan Norris and Alex McClafferty. The company aims in providing a central point of call for a range of services for WordPress customers. The services include design, SEO, security, conversion, traffic growth and much more. Essentially, WP Curve assists anything which helps a website to sustain and grow an online business. The site provides various membership levels starting from $79 per month.
The company claims more than 1,000 paying members and more than 44,000 “jobs” completed since June 2013. The Web-hosting firm isn’t unveiling about how it plans to make use of WP Curve after the acquisition. Kevin Pigman, SVP of Global Customer Care suggest in a statement that it will join GoDaddy’s other services and continues its existence within the company.
“You’ll still receive great support from the same team, First we’ll take care of our existing customers by getting them on-boarded to GoDaddy systems. If you’re an existing subscription customer of WP Curve, keep an eye out for an email from our GoDaddy team. The E-mail will contain detailed steps on how to create or refresh your GoDaddy account and what’s required immediately to keep your existing service subscription uninterrupted,” WP curve mentioned in a blog post.
The deal came mutually when it’s team first met with GoDaddy and identified their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects. Existing WP Curve customers will be transitioned over to GoDaddy after the acquisition to continue their WP Curve membership.