[STARTUPS 101]: Rocket – A WordPress Hosting With Built in CDN

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NAME OF STARTUP: Rocket.net managed wordpress

THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:

Rocket.net is the only all-in-one WordPress platform that’s optimized and delivered by Cloudflare Enterprise. With built-in CDN and WAF, every WordPress install is delivered as fast and secure as possible.

THE FOUNDERS STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:

Ben: I view myself as the master of solving problems in an effortless way. From engineering to user interfaces, I thrive on providing simple solutions that result in faster WordPress & an experience that continuously solves real world problems.

Aaron: I self-taught myself SEO when they took away my marketing budget, I learned affiliate marketing when they told me PPC cost too much, I learned HubSpot for a full year at a pre-launch startup & I learned WordPress when they told me our web designer was busy on other projects.

WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:

Any owner or operator of WordPress that doesn’t want to worry about security or performance. When global performance and enterprise security are on your checklist, Rocket.net solves with our always-on platform.

Rocket also helps agencies provide their customers with fast and secure WordPress websites. We handle the performance and security. You focus on content and success.

Location / City: Jupiter, Florida

Website URL: https://rocket.net

Number of Employees: 5-25

Name Of Founder / Co-Founder: Aaron Phillips

Company’s LinkedIN URL: https://www.linkedin.com/company/rocketdotnet/