Founding History of Blogger

Founded by Evan Williams and Meg Hourihan.

Started design and development work in November 1998.

Purchased the pyra.com domain name in January 1999.

Incorporated as Pyra.com Limited in January 1999.

Purchased the blogger.com domain name in June 1999.

Launched Pyra in July 1999.

Launched Blogger in August 1999.

Accepted acquisition offer from Google in February 2003.

Headquartered in Mountain View, USA.

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Year 1 of Blogger

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Version 1 of Blogger (Website)

AUG 1999

Stats of Blogger (Pre-Sale)

1998 to 2001

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Full Year 1 of Blogger

Y1 of Blogger.pdf

NOV 1998 to OCT 1999

Extras of Blogger

1999 JAN Articles of Incorporation.pdf

1999 JAN Articles of Incorporation