Acquia Closes $55 Million Financing Round [Sept. 28, 2015]
Tech Innovator Bolsters Itself for Next Stage of Growth
BOSTON – September 28, 2015 – Acquia has closed a $55 million equity financing round. New investor Centerview Capital Technology led the round, with support from existing investors including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Split Rock Partners. This funding will help Acquia scale its global operations, sales and marketing as well as the development of its solutions for building, delivering, and optimizing digital experiences.
“At Acquia, we pride ourselves on guiding today’s leading organizations as they digitalize their business,” said Acquia CEO Tom Erickson. “The phrase, ‘If you’re not thinking ahead, you’re falling behind,’ rings ever so true for us, and we strive each day to help our customers stay ahead of the curve and provide amazing digital experiences. This investment in Acquia will enable our team to focus on doing what we do best, helping our customers achieve maximum business impact by delivering digital experiences that are flexible, agile, and open.”
Acquia is a leading provider of web content management solutions, most recently recognized in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Delivering the best digital experience is no longer optional; it’s the new mandate. Global organizations turn to Acquia to provide technical expertise and strategic insight to build, deliver, and optimize digital experiences that build brand engagement and ultimately drive the bottom line.
“We are delighted to partner with Acquia, the industry leading web-content management solutions company,” said Ned Hooper, managing partner at Centerview Capital Technology. “We are strong believers in the massive opportunity in digital transformation for the enterprise, and believe that Acquia, with its technology leadership and strong management team, is uniquely positioned to lead this transformation.”
Acquia is the digital experience company. Intuit, Warner Music Group and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia’s open cloud platform. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and NGOs rely on Acquia to create new revenue streams, lower costs, and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce and context.
For more information visit www.acquia.com or call +1 781 238 8600.
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