GoDaddy, Inc.

GoDaddy, Inc.

GoDaddy, Inc.

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14455 North Hayden Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ, 85260, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



IT Consulting & Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

GoDaddy, Inc. engages in the provision of domain name registration and web hosting services. It provides website building, hosting, and security tools. The company was founded by Robert R. Parsons on January 1997 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director

Chief Financial Officer

Secretary, Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Information Officer

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Chief Transformation Officer

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Special Advisor at General Atlantic LLC

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Director at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

Former Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer at Intuit, Inc.

Member, Private Equity & Co-Head of Technology at KKR & Co., Inc.

Director of Private Equity at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

Senior Vice President-Products & User Experience at LinkedIn Corp.

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Capital Research & Management Co.'s International Investors division invests primarily in the stocks of large-cap growth-oriented companies across practically all sectors. Although they invest internationally, most of their investments are in the stocks of North American companies.

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Winslow Capital Management primary investment strategy is their Large Cap Growth strategy, although they also offer Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy. Winslow believes that investing in companies with above-average earnings growth provides the best opportunity to achieve superior portfolio returns over the long-term. While above-average earnings growth is a necessity, valuation relative to their estimated earnings growth rate is also important in stock selection. Winslow invests in 3 types of earnings growth: long-term sustainable earnings growth, cyclical growth in the right part of the cycle, and newer industries with rapid growth. Typically, Winslow allocates 25%-40% of a portfolio to securities representing each type of earnings growth.Winslow's Large Cap Growth investment process is fundamentally-driven, with an underlying valuation discipline. They begin with a qualitative evaluation to identify high-quality growth companies. They look for companies: in markets with growth opportunities; that hold lead market share (or the potential to gain market share); with identifiable/sustainable competitive advantages; that deploy excess cash to enhance returns; and that deploy excess cash to enhance returns. To identify investments, Winslow uses a quantitative screen of the companies in the Russell 1000 Index with market-caps greater than $4 billion, complemented with suitable companies that are not in the index or are below $4 billion in market-cap. Winslow uses multiple screens to further narrow the list, including a qualitative assessment in the context of each company's sector. Their analysis emphasizes competitive advantage and pricing power in determining whether a company meets their definition of a high-quality growth company. In an effort to outperform the Russell 1000 Growth index, they build portfolios that are distinct from the index. Sector weightings usually vary from +/- 10 percentage points of the index weight. Winslow generally seeks to own position sizes of 1%-3%. Portfolios typically hold 55-65 stocks. Winslow diversifies portfolios with respect to earnings growth rates, market-caps, p/e ratios and economic sectors. A portion of the assets may be invested in dollar-denominated equity securities of non-US issuers that are listed on a US stock exchange or in ADRs.For the Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy, Winslow engages Nuveen Asset Management LLC, an affiliated investment advisor, to invest in futures and/or swaps in to minimize the volatility of the account over changing market conditions. While Winslow primarily provides investment advice with respect to securities, client accounts in the Managed Volatility Large Cap Growth strategy may include commodity interests (e.g., futures, options on futures and swaps) on a limited basis.

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Select Equity Group (SEG) offers a long-only equity management program that utilizes fundamental analysis to select stocks they believe will provide better than market returns over a complete market cycle. Money market reserves may comprise 0% to 50% of the account, but generally range from 0% to 20%, depending on market conditions. SEG generally limits their portfolio of securities to less than 40 than stocks in each account. SEG does not generally attempt to \"time\" the market or to predict overall macro-economic trends. Instead, they seek to make investments in good businesses with strong managements that they believe are inefficiently valued by the markets.SEG employs eight primary investment strategies. Approximately 85% of the firm's AUM are invested in US and foreign equities. Their investment strategies are generally driven by a research-intensive, fundamental bottom-up process and draw upon a centralized research department. These strategies include: Small-Mid Cap /Long-Only: US Core: Concentrated Global; US Long/Short; International Long/Short; International Long-Only; Global Long-Only: and Private Equity. SEG obtains exposure to particular issuers or securities for their private funds (and may for individual clients) through various types of derivatives transactions, including swaps and contracts for differences. In addition, they may hedge exposure to currency fluctuations for foreign securities owned by the private funds by entering into currency forward or option transactions..

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GoDaddy, Inc. purchases Plasso, Inc. from E-Merge SA

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GoDaddy, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock

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GoDaddy, Inc. purchases Main Street Hub, Inc. from SVB Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Vista Equity Partners Management LLC, Grasshopper Escapement LLC

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Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Stance, Inc.

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Advisor at Jackson Square Ventures Management Company LLC

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A10 Networks, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Wilmington, DE

A10 Networks, Inc. engages in the provision of application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated, and secure. It offers cloud storage, enterprise solutions, security products, data center, application delivery, load balancing, and distributed denial of service protection. The company was founded by Lee Chen in 2004 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Rightside Group Ltd. IT Consulting & Services | Kirkland, WA

Rightside Group Ltd. provides domain name services that enable businesses and consumers to find, establish, and maintain their digital address-the starting point for connecting with their online audience. It is an end-to-end provider of domain name services, offering domain name registration services, wholesale and retail distribution, and aftermarket domain services and other related services to resellers and domain name registrants. The company markets its wholesale registration services under eNom brand, and retail registration services under brand. Rightside Group was founded on July 11, 2013 and is headquartered in Kirkland, WA.

BlackLine, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Woodland Hills, CA

BlackLine, Inc. provides financial close automation software solutions to the SAP market. It offers finance controls and automation and unified cloud for finance and accounting. The company was founded by Therese Tucker in May 2001 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA.

Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK , CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA., Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, WA, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as and The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Dropbox, Inc. IT Consulting & Services - San Francisco, CA

Dropbox is a technology company that builds simple, powerful products for people and businesses. 500 million people around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. With 200,000 businesses on Dropbox Business, they’re transforming everyday workflows and entire industries. They create products that are easy to use and are built on trust. When people put their files in Dropbox, they can trust they’re secure and their data is their own. Their users’ privacy has always been their first priority, and it always will be.