Strapi, Maker of Popular Open Source Software Application for Creating and Delivering Digital Material Across All Gadgets, Protects $10 Million Funding Led by Index Ventures
SAN FRANCISCO & PARIS–( SERVICE WIRE)– Strapi, the open-source “headless” content management system (CMS), today revealed it has raised $10 million in Series A led by Index Ventures, bringing the company’s total funding to $14 million. Strapi formerly raised $4 million in seed financing in October 2019 with Accel and Stride.VC. The company hired former Docker head of community, Victor Coisne, as VP of marketing and also revealed strategies to open its first U.S. workplace– in San Francisco.
Producing and delivering content to end-users is no longer simply a question of executing responsive style. Companies want their material to be easily dispersed over different interaction channels: sites, web and mobile applications, and connected items. Through application programs interfaces (APIs), Strapi allows business to efficiently handle the circulation of this material from a single source and personalize the message so that it is more fit to each channel.
” Standard CMS that were introduced 20 years ago, have a monolithic tradition architecture that is hard to keep, typically sluggish, and susceptible to hackers while the majority of contemporary CMS lack versatility and ability to be customized,” stated Pierre Burgy, co-founder, and CEO of Strapi. “Strapi is making content management easy, quick, and secure for everyone. With the assistance of our lively and growing open source neighborhood, we have actually developed among the most personalized and flexible CMS on the marketplace– empowering developers to rapidly and easily develop robust APIs powering millions of digital jobs.”.
” The proliferation of various kinds of material being taken in on a growing variety of devices has created a lot of intricacy. Since of this developers are taking the lead in building modern, customized options to make all content offered anytime, anywhere,” stated Ari Helgason, principal at Index Ventures, a worldwide equity capital company that is likewise the backer of Confluent, Elastic, and Kong. “We have actually been impressed by Strapi’s API-based open-source technique that puts developers in charge, and are excited to partner with the Strapi team in developing the CMS that will be powering the internet.”.
By making the administrator panel and API easily customizable and extensible through a plug-in system, Strapi makes it possible for the world’s biggest companies to speed up content delivery while building better digital experiences.
Notable angel investors and open-source professionals are likewise participating in the round: Augusto Marietti and Marco Palladino, respectively CEO and CTO of Kong, David Cramer, co-founder and CTO of Sentry, Florian Douetteau, co-founder and CEO of Dataiku. Angel investors and open-source specialists who also took part in the previous round consisted of Solomon Hykes (creator of Docker), Guillermo Rauch (founder of Cloudup, Socket.io, Next.js, and Zeit.co) and Eli Collins (former CTO at Cloudera).
Founded in May 2016 as a school task in Paris, France by Pierre Burgy (CEO), Aurélien Georget (CPO) and Jim Laurie (CTO), Strapi is the number one open-source headless CMS with 25,000 stars on GitHub, 400 factors, more than 1 million downloads and is in use at lots of International 500 business throughout all industries such as IBM, NASA and Walmart.
For more information about Strapi’s vision for the future of Headless CMS, go to: https://strapi.io/blog/announcing-strapi-10 m-series-a-funding
About Index Ventures
Index Ventures is a multi-stage venture capital firm established to support the very best and most enthusiastic entrepreneurs, any place they emerge. With a worldwide network and head office in London and San Francisco, Index has actually teamed up with founders in the U.S., Europe, and Israel who are developing the world’s next excellent companies.
Strapi is the most popular open source Headless CMS. Strapi provides designers the liberty to use their favorite tools and frameworks while helping editors easily manage their material and distribute it anywhere.