Contentful raises $80 million led by Sapphire Ventures

Contentful, a startup based in Berlin and San Francisco, has raised $80 million from investors led by Sapphire Ventures to scale up its content management systems for commercial websites.
Contentful teamThe Series E funding round was also backed by investors including General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures and others, Contentful said in a statement.

Contentful, whose latest funding brings the total amount of investment it has raised to $158 million, said a shift by companies to digital marketing channels was accelerating due to the coronavirus pandemic.