Acquia

  • Drupal Platform Acquia Raises $50M Funding Round Led By NEA

    Drupal Platform Acquia Raises $50M Funding Round Led By NEA

    Acquia, the Drupal hosting platform launched by Drupal founder Dries Buytaert, today announced that it has raised a $50 million financing round led by New Enterprise Associates, with participation by new investor Split Rock Partners and existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners, Investor Growth Capital and Tenaya Capital. NEA general partner Ravi Viswanathan will join… Read More

  • Drupal Company Acquia Launches New Cloud Media Management Service

    Drupal Company Acquia Launches New Cloud Media Management Service

    Acquia was founded by Dries Buytaert, the creator of the open source content management system Drupal, to monetize the project offering hosting and support. Today the company launched a beta of a new service called Acquia Media Cloud and released a new version of Drupal Commons, a distribution of Drupal that comes bundled with a set of addons for building community sites. Read More

  • Drupal Company Acquires Akismet Competitor Mollom To Kill Spam Dead

    Drupal Company Acquires Akismet Competitor Mollom To Kill Spam Dead

    Today Acquia, the company co-founded by Drupal creator Dries Buytaert to commercialize the open source content management system, acquired Mollom, a spam filtering service also co-founded by Buytaert. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Acquia CEO Tom Erickson tells me the Mollom service will continue to be available for non-Drupal users and pricing will remain unchanged. Read More

  • Acquia Expands Drupal Product Suite With Purchases Of Cyrve, Growing Venture Solutions

    Acquia Expands Drupal Product Suite With Purchases Of Cyrve, Growing Venture Solutions

    Acquia, a commercial open source software company that provides products, services, and technical support for the Drupal social publishing system, is expanding its product portfolio with the acquisitions of Cyrve, a provider of Drupal migration services, and Growing Venture Solutions, a provider of Drupal security services. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. Read More

  • Commercial Open Source Software Company Acquia Raises $8.5 Million More

    Acquia, a Boston-based commercial open source software company that provides a set of tools and network services for the Drupal social publishing system, has raised $8.5 million in third-round funding. The financing comes from existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners together with Acquia CEO Tom Erickson. The Series C round brings the company’s total of… Read More

  • Acquia Finds $8 Million For Development Of Publishing System Drupal

    Acquia, a startup that commercially develops and distributes open source content management system Drupal, has raised a whopping $8 million in series B funding led by North Bridge Venture Partners with Sigma Partners participating. This bring Acquia’s total funding to $15 million. Acquia, whose co-founder and CTO Dries Buytaert created the Drupal platform in 2001, tells TechCrunch that… Read More

  • We Have Liftoff: The Web 2.0 Expo Launch Pad

    Earlier this afternoon, six startups had five minutes each to present their wares onstage to a panel of VCs and an audience at the Web 2.0 Expo Launch Pad. Panelists gave feedback to the companies in real-time, and depending on how well they did, had the option to “offer these applicants non-binding term sheets for financing”. In the end, Triggit was named as the people’s… Read More