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IKEA, Electronic Arts and Other Global Brands Share How They Are Responding to Market Changes by Launching New Digital-First Experiences…

“Fast Forward,” the conference on accelerating digital innovation, will feature brands known for cutting-edge digital experiences Contentful, the leading content platform for digital-first businesses, announced its Fast Forward customer conference lineup featuring some of the world’s most innovative brands. More than 1,500 digital leaders and builders will attend the free virtual conference Oct. 29. They will learn how to build for the digital-first era and rapidly adapt to digital demands driven by the ongoing pandemic and…

Cloudinary And Contentful Partner To Help Brands Create Visual-First Experiences More Efficiently, Easily

Contentful-Cloudinary Integration Brings Headless Dam to Users to Streamline the Media Management Process and Ensure a Flawless and Fast Digital Experience Every Time Cloudinary, the media experience platform for many of the world’s top brands, announced its partnership with Contentful, a pioneer and global leader in headless content management systems (CMS). With dozens of shared customers already benefiting from the relationship, the new partnership offers Contentful users seamless access to Cloudinary’s award-winning…

Survey Identifies Digital Innovation Gap Between Leaders and Laggards; Findings Reveal Increased Drive Toward “Digital First, Digital Fast”

In the largest survey in the CMS industry, two-thirds of digital leaders admit they may be falling behind competitors Contentful released results of the industry’s largest-ever survey of digital leaders and content creators. While 90% of respondents believe delivering digital experiences is important to business success, the survey found major differences in the digital capabilities of leaders and laggards. The survey of more than 750 business and digital leaders, developers, and content creators reveals that brands…

Contentful Named Among LinkedIn’s Top Startups in Germany

The Berlin-founded company continues its momentum as an industry leader and top employer with a strong hiring plan and new Berlin office Contentful announced that it is honored to be included in LinkedIn's 2020 Top Startups Germany list, which ranks the most sought-after employers in Germany. This news comes on the heels of raising €67.5 million in Series E funding and expansion of its Berlin hub into a newly built office early next year. Companies on LinkedIn’s list are recognized for “growing rapidly, revolutionizing…

Contentful Announces New North American Hub in Denver, Colorado to Serve Growing Demand for Digital-First Technology

Contentful announced it will expand its North American presence with a new office hub in Denver, Colorado. The SaaS company currently has hubs in San Francisco and Berlin, and approximately 400 employees. It plans to hire 50-100 people in Denver over the next year, with further expansion in the future. Contentful, a pioneer and global leader in headless content management systems (CMS), is now leading the industry with its next-generation content platform, which enables builders — developers, designers and content creators…

Contentful Releases Free Plan for Digital Builders to Support the COVID-Accelerated Shift

The “free forever” platform helps developers create digital experiences faster Contentful announced a new Community Plan that provides those who build digital experiences with an unprecedented level of free access to Contentful’s industry-leading content platform. Contentful’s community of more than 400,000 users gain new technology capabilities, training and resources to build and launch digital experiences across all channels, including websites, mobile apps, wearable devices and digital displays. COVID-19 forced…

Contentful Hires New SVP of Customer Experience

In response to market shift to digital, Contentful ramps CX team to accelerate adoption of its content platform Contentful announced the hiring of Laurence Trifon as Senior Vice President of Customer Experience. Contentful is expanding its professional services, learning services and customer success department as part of its strategic investment in growth, supported by last month’s Series E investment of $80 million, led by Sapphire Ventures. Trifon has built and led teams across the full customer lifecycle for B2B…

Exemplifi Partners With Contentful to Deliver Enterprise Websites

Exemplifi announced it has entered into a partnership with Contentful, the content platform for the digital-first era Exemplifi is a leader in building enterprise websites. The sites that Exemplifi builds for its clients operate within a complex marketing tech ecosystem. They are built to personalize user experiences, convert leads effectively, navigate sophisticated customer journeys, and measure marketing performance. Marketing Technology News: Signal Vine Launches Signal Vine Messaging on Salesforce AppExchange…

Exemplifi Partners With Contentful to Deliver Enterprise Websites

Exemplifi today announced it has entered into a partnership with Contentful, the content platform for the digital-first era Exemplifi is a leader in building enterprise websites. The sites that Exemplifi builds for its clients operate within a complex marketing tech ecosystem. They are built to personalize user experiences, convert leads effectively, navigate sophisticated customer journeys, and measure marketing performance. “Contentful is the modern way to manage content. It is a product designed by developers for…

Contentful Secures $80 Million in Series E Funding, Announces New CMO, and Scales Rapidly to Power the Digital-First Era

Contentful is leading a major industry shift away from traditional content management systems to an omnichannel content platform Contentful announced today $80 million in Series E funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures and five other new and existing backers. This round brings Contentful’s total funding to $158 million to date. Contentful also announced hiring a new CMO, Bridget Perry, who most recently led Adobe marketing across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.…

Contentful and BVA Announce Partnership to Enable Brands to Build Omnichannel Digital Experiences

As a leader in digital commerce website development, BVA will use Contentful’s app framework to build leading-edge digital experiences  Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, today announced a new partnership with BVA, a leading Shopify Plus agency. BVA will leverage Contentful’s newly released App Framework to build services that help BVA’s customers deliver omnichannel digital experiences. Since BVA was founded in 2013, it has accelerated the growth of more than 100 brands including…

Appnovation Achieves Gold Partner Status with Contentful

Appnovation investing in the content platform to help customers deliver the best digital experiences Appnovation, a global full service digital consultancy, announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status with Contentful. This designation is the top partnership level awarded and recognizes that Appnovation has the highest level of technical expertise and a track record of successful Contentful enterprise engagements. Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices.…

Contentful Releases App Framework: the New Standard for Assembling Digital Experience Platforms

Today’s most innovative companies assemble their DXP, rather than buying a one-size-fits-all suite Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, announced its App Framework — the new standard for companies to build a best-in-class digital experience stack, as opposed to buying a monolithic suite. This approach has been validated by Gartner, which found a 28-point preference for a stack over an integrated suite. Brands that assemble their own stacks maximize flexibility and agility to deliver digital…

Contentful Appoints New CEO

Steve Sloan will guide the Headless CMS market leader’s sustained, rapid global expansion Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS, announced the appointment of Steve Sloan as Chief Executive Officer. Sloan joins Contentful to guide its sustained exponential growth at scale, which has seen enterprise revenue double each year over the past three years. Sloan has extensive experience as a product, marketing and technology leader in market-leading, high-growth enterprise SaaS organizations. He was most recently Chief…

Contentful Launches New Optimizely Application that Enhances the Content Delivery Process to Drive Great Digital Experiences

New application enables developers to build content experimentation directly into Contentful’s content infrastructure  Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, announced the release of a new Optimizely application, which allows developers to build content experimentation into Contentful, enabling faster experimentation and more efficient content delivery. The new application allows marketers to test critical marketing content without leaving Contentful. This enables more and faster content…

Contentful Unveils Headless CMS Ecommerce Solution for Faster Content Delivery and Improved Sales

Retailers Can Publish Content Once Across Multiple Devices and Channels with Contentful’s Agile Content Infrastructure Contentful, the leading enterprise headless CMS provider, announced an agile ecommerce solution designed for enterprises to drive online sales by empowering retailers to more efficiently manage content across multiple channels. To engage customers with more seamless and localized online shopping experiences, Contentful’s content infrastructure solution for ecommerce gives retailers the ability to…

Contentful Earns ISO 27001 Certification, Boosts Security Safeguards

Leading headless CMS platform earns certification, demonstrating its commitment to enterprise-grade information security Contentful, the leading content infrastructure provider for enterprises, announced that it is the first pure-play headless CMS to achieve certification under ISO 27001, a leading international standard that details the best practices for information security management systems. ISO 27001 ensures that companies reach vital threshold for the security of their own and customers’ data. This means that…

Contentful Announces $33.5 Million in Series D Funding to Deliver Content Infrastructure for the Modern Technology Stack

Funding Will Be Used to Expand Strategic Partnerships, Deepen Third-Party Integrations Within the Modern Software Stack, and Empower Digital Content Practitioners at Scale Contentful, the leading content infrastructure for digital teams, announced $33.5 million in Series D equity funding. Led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from OMERS Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and existing backers including General Catalyst, Benchmark, Balderton Capital and Hercules, this brings total funding for Contentful to $78.3…

Choosing the Right Ingredients for the Content Management System Recipe

Cooking Content Management System recipes requires the right blend of product design with technology. Getting the right technology becomes easy if the development of these systems is directed accurately to gratify client requirements. In part three of this ongoing series on the sphere of Content Management Systems, MarTech Series is focusing on popular technologies that help CMS come alive. The writing aims to provide information for both sellers and buyers about what technology is commonly available out there for the…

Translations.com and Contentful Announce End-to-End Solution to Empower Enterprise Marketers With Faster Creation of Global Content

Integration Gives Joint Customers a Competitive Edge in Launching and Maintaining Multilingual Digital Content Translations.com, the technology division of TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, announced the launch of GlobalLink Connect for Contentful—the first comprehensive translation solution available from within the Contentful user interface. Contentful brings agility to the enterprise realm with a modern content infrastructure and a microservices…