Zapier Buys Makerpad
— provider of easy automation for businesses of all sizes —
bought Makerpad, the leading content and education platform
for learning to build software without code.
"For years we've watched in admiration as Ben pushed the
limits on what you could build without ever writing a line
of code," said Wade Foster, co-founder and CEO, Zapier. "Zapier
will continue to make automation easy and Makerpad will
teach you how to do it. Together we'll work toward ensuring
anyone with a problem or an idea, no matter their technical
abilities, can solve it themselves."
in 2019, Makerpad has over 320 tutorials that teach
thousands of customers how to save time and increase
efficiency by automating their work and building tools
"A future where people aren't limited by a lack of coding
knowledge is a vision that unites Makerpad and Zapier," said
Ben Tossell, founder and CEO of Makerpad. "Zapier has
changed how the world moves and works with tech, and I
couldn't be more proud that Makerpad will now be working
Customers will not be impacted by the acquisition. For the
time-being, Makerpad will operate as a stand-alone business
This is Zapier's first acquisition. Founded in 2011, Zapier
has been profitable since 2014 and exceeds $140M in ARR.