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Industry Computer software
Founded 2007[1]
Founder Dries Buytaert
Jay Batson
Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts[2], U.S.
Area served
Key people
Michael Sullivan (CEO)
Dries Buytaert (CTO)
Tim Bertrand
Steve Reny
Heather Hartford
Jairo Romero
Lynne Capozzi (CMO)
Revenue Over $150 million (FY 2016)
Number of employees

Acquia is a software-as-a-service company co-founded by Dries Buytaert and Jay Batson to provide enterprise products, services, and technical support for the open-source web content management platform Drupal.

The company is venture capital backed, having received $173.5 million in eight rounds. The most recent Series G round of funding raised $55 million in September 2015, led by Centerview Capital.[3] Other investors include Amazon,[4] New Enterprise Associates, Investor Grown Capital, and North Bridge Venture Partners.[5] In February 2015 Acquia announced it had surpassed $100 million in revenue for 2014, up 46 percent from 2013.[6]

In 2013, Acquia was named the Fastest Growing Private Technology Company in North America by Deloitte[7] and remained in the Deloitte's Fastest 500 the next year.[8] On August 21, 2012, Acquia was named #8 on the Inc. (magazine) 500 list for 2012, the #1 software company and #8 company in Boston.[9] On August 22, 2013, Inc. (magazine) 500 fastest growing private companies list, Acquia was ranked #8 in Software and overall #109 in the list.[10][11]

Acquia has received industry recognition, including being identified as a Leader by the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management[12] and a Strong Performer in the 2015 Forrester Wave for Web Content Management Systems.[13]

Products and Services[14][edit]

  • Acquia Cloud
  • Acquia Cloud Site Factory
  • Acquia Lift
  • Acquia Lift for Content Syndication
  • Acquia Lightning


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  2. ^ "Contact Us". Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Online Content Manager Acquia Raises $55 Million For Online Customer Relationships". 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  4. ^ Duryee, Tricia. "Amazon makes an undisclosed investment in cloud services company Acquia". Geek Wire. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Crunchbase entry for Acquia". 
  6. ^ "IPO-bound Acquia reaches $100M annual revenue". 
  7. ^ "Technology Fast 500™ 2013 Ranking". 2012. Archived from the original on May 27, 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Harris, David. "28 Mass. firms make Deloitte 500 fastest-growing companies list". 
  9. ^ "America's 10 Fastest Growing Private Companies". 2011-04-21. 
  10. ^ "Companies on the Inc.5000 include Sparc and Telogis". 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "The 2013 Inc. 5000 List - BlueSquare Resolutions through iSirona". 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "Gartner Magic Quadrant for WCM". 
  13. ^ "Forrester Wave for Web Content Management Systems". 
  14. ^ "CMS Platform for Content, Community, Commerce | Acquia". Retrieved 2017-04-19. 

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