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About NGINX Stock

Nginx, Inc. offers Internet infrastructure software that the company believes enables its customers to match increasing demand for faster web experiences at scale. Nginx offers two solutions: NGINX is the open source software powering many of the world's largest websites; NGINX+ is a commercial offering that includes all the capabilities and scale of NGINX, plus additional, enterprise-class features such as application balancing, health checks, activity monitoring, on-the-fly configuration, and support. Nginx’s open source software runs  400 million websites, including some of the biggest in the world, while NGINX+ has 1,500 paying customers. Representative companies that use NGINX include Netflix, Starbucks, and McDonalds.

The company was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. NGINX investors include Blue Cloud Ventures,, Index Ventures, Goldman Sachs, MSD Capital, NEA, Runa Capital, and Telstra Ventures.

Source: Bloomberg; Crunchbase; NGINX


Funding History

August 2011$3.2M
October 2013$10.0M
December 2014$20.0M
March 2016$14.2M
June 2017$13.9M
May 2018$45.0M


Chief Executive Officer

Gus Robertson

Cofounder and CTO

Igor Sysoev

VP, Engineering and Co-Founder

Maxim Konovalov

Mark Elchinoff

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Whiteley

Chief Marketing Officer


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