New funding will be leveraged for Brightspot’s developer and partner program expansion
Brightspot, a leading content management system (CMS) provider, announced that it has partnered with Tailwind Capital to help accelerate the next phase of the company’s growth.
“The Brightspot team is excited to partner with Tailwind Capital for the next step of our journey,” said David A Gang, Brightspot Co-founder and CEO. “We look forward to expanding our offering to ensure we’re providing customers with the tools they need to create successful digital content experiences.”
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“Tailwind believes in Brightspot’s demonstrated ability to guide and assist organizations in building web applications in the most efficient and impactful way”
Brightspot’s product offering is centered around a highly sophisticated and deep technology platform with extensive workflow, search, website development and editing/publishing capabilities. Brightspot’s technology empowers customers—regardless of the complexity of their use case—to build the content experience their organization needs with the most effective use of their resources. The Brightspot CMS was recently named Best Content Management System by the 2021 Digiday Technology Awards, marking Brightspot’s second win in the category in two years.
As part of the next phase of growth, Brightspot will increase its focus on building out a developer community and partner network, to expand the reach and accessibility of its rich product offering.
Will Fleder, Partner at Tailwind Capital added, “The Brightspot team has built an incredible business as a leader within the content management space. Tailwind’s deep history in marketing technology and services makes us an ideal partner for Brightspot. We are thrilled to partner with the Brightspot team and support the company’s continued growth.”
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“Tailwind believes in Brightspot’s demonstrated ability to guide and assist organizations in building web applications in the most efficient and impactful way,” said Rick Willet, Tailwind Capital Operating Executive and Executive Chairman at Brightspot. “Brightspot understands the challenges and opportunities that both customers and partners face, and we are excited to be part of the company’s growth.”
Lincoln International served as financial advisor to Brightspot. Evercore served as financial advisor and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP served as legal advisor to Tailwind Capital. Cooley LLP served as legal advisor to Brightspot.