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Acquired byYell
Date5/2012

General Information

WebsiteMoonfruit.com
Twitter@moonfruit
CategoryArt/Design
Employees
Founded1/2000

Offices

UK Office

People

Founder and CEO
Co-founder and CTO
Co-founder and COO/CFO

Funding

TOTAL $2.25M
FUNDING TOTAL $2.25M
Series A, 8/2010
Stephens Group
$2.25M
Angel, 3/2011
Dave McClure

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Moonfruit

Moonfruit is a London based team of developers, designers and entrepreneurs who are passionate about great design, great products and supporting small businesses, startups and design communities.

90% of Moonfruit’s customers are small businesses who want to build sites, their way. They expect a higher level of design tools to help build better designed sites for their customers. It is the no.1 hosted website builder in the UK and is growing rapidly in the rest of the world. A third of its users are in the US. Over 3.4 million sites have been built using their software.

The software allows users, with no previous web design experience, to design and build sites optimized for web and mobile. Users customize the style and layout of their site so that it reflects their personal brand without having to understand any coding, HTML or CSS providing total design control for everyone.

The software features unique drag and drop tools allow literal design by users. Website features, like forums, shopping basket or social media integration, can be added from internal libraries or external sources. Moonfruit provides a variety of packages to suit users including free, standard and business premium subscriptions.

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  1. Yell Acquires Moonfruit (marketwire.com) [edit]
  2. Moonfruit Raises $2.25 Million To Accelerate Its DIY Site Builder Internationally (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. 500 Startups Bites Into Moonfruit's Simple Site Builder For Design Fans (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Moonfruit Finally Exits for $37m in Cash to Re-energize Yell (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Windfall for founders (independent.co.uk) [edit]
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