#59 | Zesty.io Raises $3M Pre-Series A
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#59 | Zesty.io Raises $3M Pre-Series A

Zesty.io has raised a $3M round, led by ClearVision Equity Partners, the DXP vendor is aiming to direct the funds towards "leading the low-code composable DXP movement."

In 2022, Zesty.io plans to launch an app marketplace while expanding more support, operations, and partner networks in EMEA and APAC regions.

Meanwhile, Brightspot raised their own funding round, Agility CMS partnered with Cloudinary, and Kaya Ismail explained MACH architecture live with Marcelo Lewin of HeadlessCreator.com.

“In the last 5 years we have been rigorously building our product and testing it with a handful of key enterprise brands, to the point where we’re now serving over 1 billion requests per month to users across the globe via websites, apps, video games, and more. Zesty.io is transcending to its next life cycle,” says Founder Randy Apuzzo.


Brightspot Partners with Tailwind Capital

"We look forward to expanding our offering to ensure we’re providing customers with the tools they need to create successful digital content experiences," said David A. Gang, Brightspot Co-founder and CEO.

Agility CMS Partners with Cloudinary

“This partnership will empower Agility CMS customers with automatically optimized and fully programmable media,” said Joel Varty, CTO at Agility CMS.

A Conversation About MACH

Marcelo Lewin and Kaya Ismail get into the details of Micro Services, APIs, Cloud Native and Headless, as well as why it's important for content creators to fully understand MACH.

Why MACH Architecture Has Piqued Investor Interest

"The MACH architecture boom has captured the attention of the investor community. It was only a matter of time."

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Things that caught our eye

  1. KeystoneJS Deep Dive: The Bejamas team really did dive deep on this headless CMS analysis.  
  2. MACH Architecture: (Re) Organizing for success: Object Edge with some timely opinions on the MACH trend.
  3. The DXP Playbook for Marketers: What do marketers and content authors need to know about leveraging digital experience platforms? dotCMS chimes in.
  4. A Headless CMS as an Intranet Tool?: Sanity shines some light on headless intranets.

The word on the street...

  1. [LinkedIn] Behind the Scenes of Storyblok's Marketing: Thomas Peham, VP of Marketing at Storyblok, shares the details of a 2020 conversation between himself and Storyblok CEO and Founder Dominik Angerer.  
  2. [LinkedIn] Snyk is Seeking a Headless Developer: "[We're] looking for a Javascript Developer to join our Web Marketing team who has experience with a headless CMS, writing GraphQL queries, and building static-generated sites using Next.js.
  3. [Reddit] Is Next and Shopify Enough?: Some Redditors weren't convinced, and neither were we. You need a capable headless CMS in the mix, we feel.
  4. [Reddit] CMS as an App Backend?: Once again, Reddit chimed in with headless CMS recommendations.
  5. [Twitter] Migrating From Webflow to Contentful: Is it a hard task? Twitter chimes in.

That's all, folks! Thanks for reading.
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