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"About" page for Matt Mullenweg's startup, Automattic for quite some time according to SiliconBeat):

We are not seeking funding.

Matt blogs about Automattic, April 12:

We took a small amount of capital.

When Auttomatic started, well, seeking funding: October 2005. (Matt wasn't hiding it, he just forgot to update the company site. For six months.)

Photo: Matt Mullenweg [Tantek on Flickr]
Earlier: Yep, he took funding [Valleywag]