Austrian company Storyblok closes $80M Series C to expand its CMS software in the US and Europe

The Linz-based CMS provider Storyblok has closed its $80 million Series C funding round, which was led by Brighton Park Capital. The deal brings the total amount raised by the Austrian company to $138 million. The new funding will further accelerate its growth in the US and Europe.

About Storyblok

  • Storyblok was founded in 2017 by Dominik Angerer and Alexander Feiglstorfer. The startup develops a content management system (CMS), that empowers developers and marketers to create better content experiences across any digital channel.
  • According to the company, over 200,000 developers and marketers such as Adidas, T-Mobile, Renault, and Oatly use the platform. Its fully-remote team includes 240 people across 45 countries. Almost 2 years ago, the startup raised its $47 million Series B funding led by Mubadala Capital and HV Capital.

Investment details

  • Brighton Park Capital is the lead investor in the Series C round. It is a Greenwich-based growth equity investment firm that specializes in software, healthcare, and technology-enabled services.

With a highly differentiated, easy-to-use platform, Storyblok is a leader in the CMS space, helping both marketers and developers to create content experiences across multiple channels quickly and efficiently,

Kevin Magan, Partner at Brighton Park Capital, said.

Several existing investors also participated. The list includes:

  • HV Capital, a German early-stage and growth investor.
  • Mubadala Capital, a global asset management firm.
  • 3VC, a Vienna-based venture capital fund that invests in companies from DACH, CEE and the Baltics, focusing on Series A.
  • firstminute capital, UK’s $400 million AUM seed fund.

With this new funding, we will invest in building AI and automation tools to help teams get value from their content even faster throughout the entire content lifecycle,

Dominik Angerer, CEO and co-founder of Storyblok, said.

The new funding will further accelerate Storyblok’s growth in the US and Europe, enabling the company to fulfill its vision of building the first end-to-end content platform, powered by AI and automation.