SiteGround was founded back in 2004, by 3 university students & friends, Tenko Nikolav, Reneta Tsankova & Nikolay Todorov.
Together they set out to create a web hosting service above and beyond what they had personally experienced as clients of other providers at that time.
From a handful of students working from their dorm rooms to acquiring more than 280 talented employees, SiteGround has gradually become one of the industry leading web hosting providers over the years, with top reviews across the board.
FatCow was founded in 1998 by Jackie Fewell & offer a range of services including domain name registrations, shared, Wordpress, VPS & dedicated web hosting solutions.
Like other similar providers such as BlueHost, HostGator & JustHost, this company was also acquired by Endurance Group International, who seem to be on a spending spree & I imagine they intend on buying every single hosting company, if given the chance.
HostPapa is a privately owned, award winning web hosting company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada & was founded in 2006 by current CEO, Jamie Opalchuk.
On their company website, you have access to a wide range of 100% green shared, reseller and VPS hosting services, along with a range of additional services such as eShops, SSL certificates, SiteLock, Google Apps, mobile websites & more.
This company has built a solid reputation over the years for providing reliable, affordable & feature rich web hosting s...
After some initial research online, many websites have stated that this company was founded in 2008 by Chris Phillips, although the domain name was registered in 2002, so I'm assuming 2008 would be the correct year (according to their first blog post been published in June 2008), to avoid any confusion if you do further research yourself.
I also loaded up live chat on their website and asked the support staff about their company, their response was simple, "BlueHost is our parent company", which would mean th...
BlueHost was founded in 1996 by Matt Heaton, a seriel entrepreneur who also founded HostMonster. This provider collectively hosts more than 1.9 million domains, employs over 700 staff & is currently ranked as one of the top 20 biggest web hosting companies.
There is a range of affordable, high powered website hosting services on offer which are built on open source technology, including domain name registration, shared, Wordpress, VPS, dedicated & cloud web hosting, with their headquarters based in Utah, USA.
For the last 10+ years, the team over at iPage have had the pleasure of providing reliable web hosting solutions for non-profit, social, business & personal websites across the globe. Without over complicating things, this company focuses on flexibility, due to the ever increasing demand for quality hosting. They understand there is no typical hosting customer, so their plans cater to a wide range of specific needs.
HostGator was born in a dorm room at Florida Atlantic University by Brent Oxley, the founder. At this time, Brent had 2 names in mind, gatorhost.com or hostgator.com – but after weighing up the pros and cons of each, he decided to register hostgator.com on October 22nd, 2002. Over 100 new customers had signed up by February 1st, 2003 and exactly one year later, HostGator had over 1,000 active clients.