Strapi’s $10 million Series A Funding


Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP advised Paris-based Strapi.

Strapi, a French open-source software for creating digital content, has raised a $10 million Series A from Index Ventures and angel investors. Led by Index Ventures, angel investors and open-source experts are also participating in the round, including Augusto Marietti and Marco Palladino, respectively CEO and CTO of Kong, David Cramer, co-founder and CTO of Sentry, and Florian Douetteau, co-founder and CEO of Dataiku.

Strapi enables companies to efficiently manage the distribution of its content from a single source and personalize the message for different communication channels, including websites, web and mobile applications, and connected objects. Founded in 2016 as a school project, Pierre Burgy (CEO), Aurélien Georget (CPO) and Jim Laurie (CTO) have built the company up to the standards of IBM, NASA and Walmart, a few of the startup’s clients. Additionally, the software has about 400 contributes and one million downloads so far.

The Orrick team was led by Benjamin Cichostepski (Picture) and Josh Pollick and included Gabriel Weiner and Rena Kakon.

Involved fees earner: Benjamin Cichostepski – Orrick; Réna Kakon – Orrick; Josh Pollick – Orrick; Gabriel Weiner – Orrick;

Law Firms: Orrick;

Clients: Strapi SAS;