Weglot Raises €45M From Partech Partners

Weglot Raises €45M From Partech Partners

Posted by WP Tavern on March 24, 2022 at 7:30 pm
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Weglot, a popular WordPress multilingual plugin, has raised €45M from Partech Partners. This is the first time the Paris-based company has taken outside capital since it closed €450K in seed funding from SIDE Capital in 2017. Since that initial round Weglot has expanded its offerings to include more translations and integrations for other platforms. Weglot representative Elizabeth Pokorny confirmed that the company is profitable with 25k customers paying for its SaaS translation platform and 60k+ websites using the company’s products, including IBM, Microsoft, Spotify, Steve Madden, and Volcom. In 2021, Weglot passed €10M ARR, primarily through the sale of its WordPress, Shopify, and Webflow products, but the company also has growing user bases on Squarespace, Wix, Magento, BigCommerce, Square Online, and Salesforce. Weglot has a free version of its plugin on WordPress.org for small websites (under 2,000 words) with one translation language. It includes a Gutenberg block that makes it easy for users to position and customize their language switcher. The plugin has 40,000 active installs. Commercial plans range from €99/year for 10,000 words and one translated language to €4,990/year for 5 million words and 20 translated languages. Weglot’s chief competitors are WPML (a commercial product with no free version) and Polylang…

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