Guidecentral Acquired By WikiHow

Guidecentral Web 1Guidecentral an Irish-based DIY platform, was acquired by WikiHow for an undisclosed sum recently. Guidecentral will remain a separate brand with a distinct community, content, apps and website.

Statista.com estimates the global DIY market value to be worth $31.9 billion in 2013 with an anticipated market value of $43.7 billion in 2018.

To date, Guidecentral raised nearly $1M from overseas investors including NXTP Labs. WikiHow is bootstrap financed and has refused VC funding and opportunities to sell the company to larger publicly traded corporations.

Check out the full story in The Irish Times.

Meet Gaston Irigoyen, Founder of Guidecentral, in a previous pioneer interview.

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