Fast Growing DivvyHQ Raises Series A Funding
Content marketing solution will boost staff, development team while growing global customer base
Kansas City, MO – June 30th, 2015 – DivvyHQ, a fast-growing content marketing platform, has announced that it has closed $1.8 million in Series A funding to further accelerate the company’s already impressive growth and customer success. Investors include Dallas-based venture capital firm DAN Fund, LLC; Dundee Venture Capital; Watson Technology Group led by serial tech entrepreneur Matt Watson; Kansas City-based Spotlight Ventures; Gravity Ventures; Tonic Fund; as well as other individual investors from around the country.
“This funding will help DivvyHQ continue to draw iconic global brands to our growing list of clients,” said Brock Stechman, co-founder of DivvyHQ. “Companies like Samsung, General Mills, Lowe’s, Roche, Marketo, Aflac, and TripAdvisor have validated our vision to help streamline and simplify the dizzying volume of marketing and editorial content generated by companies as they seek to differentiate their brands.”
DivvyHQ will use the capital to grow its sales and marketing team, expand its office space, double its development team, and add integrations to the company’s already robust platform.
“We are aggressively working on partnerships and integrations with companies like Microsoft, and we are always looking for additional opportunities to enhance our platform with established industry leaders,” DivvyHQ co-founder Brody Dorland said.
In the last year alone, more than 200,000 pieces of content were created and managed within DivvyHQ, enabling companies to streamline workflow and eliminate inefficiencies while improving communication between siloed teams. DivvyHQ is the most intuitive platform on the market and offers a robust, spreadsheet-free solution for assigning, generating, editing and distributing content.
Founded in 2011, DivvyHQ has added household brands in over 20 countries with a limited marketing spend, no paid advertising or outside sales team. DivvyHQ has become a leading content marketing platform by focusing intensely to their customer’s needs and the hardest areas of the content publishing process (strategy, ideation, planning and production). The company has built a great reputation and is poised for major growth.
“We couldn’t be more excited about what the team at DivvyHQ is building. Content marketing is progressing at a lightning pace. We have done extensive research in this space and believe DivvyHQ has the winning vision,” said Sammy Abdullah, Co-Manager of DAN Fund, which led the Series A round.
DivvyHQ is a Kansas City-based content collaboration platform that makes it easy for global marketing and content teams to get organized, plan, produce and publish high-quality content more efficiently. DivvyHQ solves the widespread problem of redundancies and inefficiencies relating to generating and distributing content across a variety of channels and platforms. DivvyHQ has caught the attention of Inc., Huffington Post, Mashable and Entrepreneur magazine, along with more than a dozen industry blogs and sites. To learn more, visit DivvyHQ.com and follow @DivvyHQ on Twitter.
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