Titan raises $30m from Automattic at a $300m valuation to re-invent professional email.

Titan will use the investment to continue building next-gen email for professionals and businesses.

Boston, August 03: Titan, the first professional email suite built with the vision of enabling better customer relationships for professionals and businesses with their customers, today announced that it secured $30 million in investment from Automattic. The Series A investment values Titan at $300 million.

"Email is used by over 1/6th of the global population for work, yet very little innovation has happened in business email over the last two decades,” said Bhavin, Founder and CEO of Titan. "In Titan, we've built a platform specifically designed for professionals and businesses with features that drive their goals – streamlining workflows, automating tasks and making conversations richer and more contextual ."

Titan's features are designed to bring businesses closer to their customers. With Titan's Scheduled Send, for example, users can time their new emails to send when they're most likely to be read. And with Follow-Up Reminders, businesses can ensure that they stay persistent when following up on leads. Titan also includes Email Templates, which allow users to quickly send out new emails and recurring responses without having to draft them from scratch.

Titan is currently available to users through its partnerships with leading web presence providers, including WordPress.com. For anyone purchasing a WordPress.com website, Titan is available to all customers, with a three-month free trial for new customers.

“We are excited to make our largest strategic investment to date in Titan, and we are working to integrate it deeply on WordPress.com as a tool to help customers build a professional brand online,” said Matt Mullenweg, founder and CEO of Automattic. “We believe in Titan’s potential to create a world-class suite of productivity tools that offer an in dashboard, customized user experience, in which it gives users and partners ownership and control over their personal data.”

Titan will leverage the investment from Automattic to deepen and expand its product suite to deliver greater value to its current and future customers.

About Titan

Titan is a next-generation email platform designed to enable businesses to build closer relationships with their customers. Titan is available to customers exclusively through its partnerships with leading web-presence providers, including web-hosting, domains and site-builder companies. Founded by Bhavin Turakhia (CEO), Titan is part of Nova group, which also owns and operates Flock. Nova currently has over 200 employees, spanning across multiple offices globally. Learn more at Titan Email for Professionals and Businesses.

About Automattic

Automattic’s goal is to make the web a better place. With products like WordPress.com, WooCommerc, Jetpack, Tumblr, and WordPress VIP, we help support customers through web hosting, e-commerce, security and backups, enterprise infrastructure, and more. Automattic is a distributed company with more than 1,600 employees working from 86 countries. We believe in open source, and the vast majority of our work is available under the GPL. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. For more, visit automattic.com.

PR Contact: Rishav Kumar rishav@titan.email