GoDaddy Competitors Eye IPOs and Fundings After GoDaddy's $3 Billion Valuation

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GoDaddy Inc. raised $460 million during its initial public offering March 31. The domain name and registration company had a post-IPO valuation of $3 billion.

GoDaddy was backed by private-equity firms KKR and Silver Lake Management, which acquired a majority stake in 2011. In the IPO, GoDaddy sold 23 million shares at $20 per share, and the share price roseĀ as high as $26.15 during its day of trading.

Given the success of GoDaddy's IPO, multiple domain registration and hosting companies may consider raising additional funds or accelerate plans to IPO in 2015.

At DataFox, we've compiled a public list of the top domain name registration and hosting companies. Just click on the button below and discover the top GoDaddy alternatives and competitors, as well as explore key insights like recent funding rounds, co-investors, employee headcount numbers, twitter followers, and much more.

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Automattic, Acquia, Panthoen, and DigitalOcean Raised Funds in 2014

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Goldman Sachs, Baseline Ventures, and FloodGate Are Top Co-Investors

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DigitalOcean's Twitter Followers Increased Tenfold in 12 Months

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