Acquia Secures Additional Funding Following $50 Million Financing Round [August 13, 2014]
BURLINGTON, MA – August 13, 2014 – Acquia, the digital business company, announced today that it has raised additional funding from Amazon.com, Inc. This investment builds on Acquia’s recent $50 million financing round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and included Split Rock Partners, and existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, Investor Growth Capital, and Tenaya Capital. This additional funding from Amazon.com will help Acquia accelerate development of its solutions for personalization, commerce, and big data marketing on the world's most resilient open cloud platform for Drupal.
“Digital innovation is the core of modern business, disrupting everything -- commerce, campaigns, customer service, employee engagement, civic engagement, and more,” said Acquia CEO Tom Erickson. “The funding we have received, including the additional funds from Amazon, will strengthen our go-to-market efforts and help us deliver the premier open cloud platform for content, community and commerce.”
Acquia leverages Amazon Web Services (AWS) for highly available, enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure to innovate faster in expanding its digital engagement vision. Acquia Cloud’s elastic scaling, continuous delivery solutions for Drupal, and enterprise-class, around-the-clock support, provide resiliency to meet the needs of the largest sites in the world. Acquia’s new investment from Amazon.com will allow it to continue to deliver the world’s best Drupal platform.
“We are pleased to help further the development of Acquia’s digital engagement solutions,” said Jeff Blackburn, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Amazon.com. “Acquia on AWS helps organizations of all sizes leverage cloud computing to power fast and reliable digital experiences at scale.”
In the past year, Acquia has introduced a number of new products to enable enterprises to unify content, community and commerce, including Acquia Lift for testing and personalization, Acquia Cloud Site Factory for managing hundreds of sites, and Acquia Campaign Cloud for digital agencies to quickly deliver personalized digital marketing campaigns. Acquia also acquired TruCentric, adding real-time customer profiling and user engagement to its product portfolio.
Acquia is the digital business company. Pinterest, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group, and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia. 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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