Commerce Guys, which develops the Drupal Commerce product, has secured $5 million in a Series A round led by Paris-based Alven Capital. Finland-based Open Ocean Capital (which backed MySQL) and Paris-based ISAI, the French entrepreneur’s fund, also joined the round. With this Series A round, Commerce Guys has received a total of $6 million in funding (ISAI provided an initial seed round in 2010).
Created by Commerce Guys, Drupal Commerce is an open-source framework now in use in over 10,000 websites worldwide which aims at merchants by helping them use Drupal for their online stores
Commerce Guys plans to add 30 more staff split between the United States and Europe. The hires in Europe will be split between France and the UK.