5 Technology Related Website Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start A Technology Related Website Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a technology related website business :

1. WPX ($3.6M/year)

Georgi Petrov and his business partner Terry Kyle came up with the idea for WPX, a WordPress hosting company, after experiencing the poor quality and slow service of other hosting providers. They saw a need for a faster and more reliable hosting service that would cater to solopreneurs and non-techies. With just 2 people, they launched WPX and quickly gained customers, eventually growing to a team of 100+ and generating a yearly income of $3M.

How much they make: $3.6M/year
How much did it cost to start: $10K
Current team size: 100


Tired Of Bad Hosting Services, We Decided To Start Our Own [Now A $3.6M/Year Business]

WPX, a WordPress hosting company, started as a side project bootstrapped with just a server and a few licenses, and is now a team of over 100, servicing over 11,000 customers globally, with an annual income of $3M, thanks to their consistent focus on providing fast, reliable service and tech support for non-techies.

Georgi started WPX about 11 years ago
Georgi grew the business to $300K/month
It cost Georgi $10000 to start the business
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2. OpsLyft ($420K/year)

Aayush, the Founder & CEO of OpsLyft, came up with the idea for his business while working as an Infrastructure and DevOps engineer at a startup. He saw the immense costs incurred by the company on cloud services and the struggle to account for those costs. He built a solution that saved the company close to a million dollars and realized that this problem was industry-wide, leading him to start OpsLyft.

How much they make: $420K/year
Current team size: 25


How This Solo Founder Bootstrapped A $20K/Month Cloud Management App

OpsLyft is a two-year-old high-growth startup built out of India and managing over $100 million of cloud investments each year, offering help to enterprise software companies globally to manage their cloud infrastructure costs without compromising the performance and reliability of applications running on it.

Aayush started OpsLyft over 4 years ago
Aayush grew the business to $35K/month
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3. Digital Seat Media ($1.2M/year)

How much they make: $1.2M/year
Current team size: 35


950k QR codes installed and $1m in venue revenue, digital seat closing $5m series A now

Digital Seat Media uses QR codes and NFC technology to link fans to companies, sports teams, and artists, has raised $5M in Series A, and is generating over $100K MRR, with over one million installed QR codes and 50+ brands paying to use their platform.

Cameron started Digital Seat Media over 6 years ago
Cameron grew the business to $100K/month
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