• Strapi lands $31M for its ‘headless' CMS platform

    13 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Strapi , an open source content management system , today announced that it raised $31 million in Series B funding led by CRV with participation from Flex Capital, Index Ventures, and angel investors including former GitHub CEO Nat Friedman. With the capital, CEO Pierre Burgy tells TechCrunch that the plan is to launch a new product, Strapi Cloud, while bringing in additional tech and solution partners and further developing the Strapi project.
    Strapi has it origins in software that Burgy, Aurélien Georget, and Jim Laurie created together while working as freelance developers in college...
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  • Software DevOps platform Gearset raises $55M

    Software DevOps platform Gearset raises $55M

    13 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Gearset , a tooling provider for Salesforce software, today announced that it raised $55 million in a funding tranche led by Silversmith Capital Partners. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Boyle said that the new money will be put toward expanding Gearset's product offering, growing its sales and marketing functions, and scaling the team across the U.S. and U.K.
    Gearset was founded in 2015 by Boyle and Matt Dickens, two software engineers who'd spend the better part of their careers building DevOps solutions at companies including EA, Red Gate Software, and HP. (“DevOps,” here, refers to the set of...
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