2015’s biggest investments: WP Engine £16m
Funding round enhances customer experience for content management platform WP Engine
Company: WP Engine
Description: Content management platform
Founders: Jason Cohen
Based in: Texas
Raised: £16m ($23m)
Investors: North Bridge Growth Equity
Heather Brunner, CEO of WP Engine:
“This funding will help us maintain that momentum and enhance our ability to invest in customer experience excellence, new innovations and better serve our growing roster of global customers.”
Jim Moran, general partner at North Bridge Growth Equity said:
“Today, every business and even every individual has the potential to be a media company and WP Engine plays a critical role in enabling this new wave, given that its platform’s performance has exploded over the past year as enterprises benefit from the scalability and dynamism of WordPress.”
Read more about the deal here.
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