dries buytaert

Edtech is so widespread, we already need more consumer-friendly nomenclature to describe the products, services and tools it encompasses.

Extra Crunch roundup: Edtech VC survey, 5 founder mistakes, fintech liquidity, more

Moving from dorm room to billion-dollar exit is the dream of every startup founder. Dries Buytaert got there by being bold, working hard and thinking big.

Drupal’s journey from dorm-room project to billion-dollar exit

Acquia announced it has acquired customer data platform (CDP) startup AgilOne today. The companies did not disclose the purchase price. CDPs are all the rage among customer experience vendors, as…

Acquia nabs CDP startup AgilOne, which raised $41M

Editor’s Note Apologies for not getting this roundup newsletter out on Saturday — I was on vacation this weekend. So this newsletter covers the back half of last week and…

How to sell a startup for a $1B, Automattic, WeWork craziness, Kobalt, Netflix, Blackstone, and ClimateTech

Acquia announced yesterday that Vista Equity Partners was going to buy a majority stake in the company worth a $1 billion. That would seem to be reason enough to sell…

How founder and CTO Dries Buytaert sold Acquia for $1B

Vista Equity Partners, which likes to purchase undervalued tech companies and turn them around for a hefty profit, has purchased web content management and digital experience company Acquia in a…

Vista Equity Partners buys Acquia for $1B

Acquia, the commercial arm of the open-source Drupal web content management tool, has long offered a cloud-based user interface designed to make it easier for customers to build web sites.…

Acquia JavaScript support lets developers build web apps that combine content, data