Squarespace's mission is to provide creative tools that power the future of the web. From designers creating the next generation of web and mobile experiences, to anyone managing their own online presence for the first time, Squarespace provides elegant solutions that set new standards for online publishing. By focusing our efforts on the fusion of design and engineering, we strive to create long-lasting products that delight and surprise our customers.
Launched from a dorm room in 2004, and we've been profitable ever since.
Over the last eight years we have grown to a team of 135 highly-skilled minds.
Accel Partners and Index Ventures led our first round of outside investment in 2010.
Millions of websites
Since 2004 Squarespace has offered a fully-hosted environment for creating and maintaining a website. Known for its sophisticated yet easy-to-use interfaces, Squarespace's do-it-yourself tools allow creative professionals, businesses, bloggers, and web developers to quickly and easily create and maintain professional, high-quality websites.
Squarespace is defined by our insistence on providing an unparalleled user experience. All of our team members are charged with bringing creativity, honesty, and intellectual rigor to their responsibilities in a never-ending quest to delight our customers. We have high expectations of each other and work as a team to build things we are all proud of. That mindset, along with our execution, has allowed Squarespace to create revolutionary products and grow into the profitable business it is today.
Anthony Casalena is the Founder and CEO of Squarespace, which he started from his dorm room in 2003. During the company's early years, Anthony acted as the sole engineer, designer and support representative for the entire Squarespace platform, allowing for it to be a stable and profitable business from the outset.
In addition to his main responsibilities in running the company and setting overall product strategy, he remains actively involved in the engineering, design, and product teams within the organization. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. @acasalena
John Colton is a seasoned engineering leader with extensive experience managing and growing software development teams in high-growth startups. Before joining Squarespace, John served in senior leadership roles at a number of organizations including database security vendor Application Security, business and service assurance vendor Micromuse, and videoconferencing vendor VisualScape.
John began his engineering career at Cap Gemini America where he developed network management products for AT&T Network Systems. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University, and now resides in Brooklyn.
Jesse Hertzberg is a strategy and operations executive with broad experience at high-growth startups including Squarespace, Etsy, BigSoccer (which he co-founded), and StarMedia. He has a proven track record of driving profitable growth by instilling an entrepreneurial culture and crafting strategic transactions.
Jesse has completed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of partnerships and acquisitions in a variety of business development, private equity, and corporate finance roles. Jesse is an advisor to TechStars, First Growth Venture Network, and Civic Builders. He holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Business School.
Peter Kyviakidis brings 25 years of financial operations, forensic accounting, financial reporting, consulting, and auditing experience to his position at Squarespace. While he was a member of Deloitte & Touche LLP, Peter served numerous software, telecommunications, biotechnology, and hardware companies, helping technology companies consummate initial public offerings and obtain a variety of financing.
Peter is an avid investor in publicly traded technology companies and an angel investor in technology startups. He is a graduate, summa cum laude, of New York University, with a degree in accounting and economics.
David Lee is a leading design and technology thinker. David joins Squarespace from TBWA Worldwide where he served as Worldwide Digital Executive Creative Director and President & CCO of Pilot.is, where he created Projeqt, a dynamic web presentation platform.
Earlier in his career, he worked as a Creative Director at Wieden+Kennedy and AKQA, and as an Art Director at Sid Lee. David has been responsible for winning almost every industry award, including the Cannes Cyber Lions, One Show, D&AD, and SXSW Interactive. His work has been published in numerous magazines and he is a frequent judge for One Show Interactive, D&AD and FWA. David graduated from RISD with a BFA in graphic design.