Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)
Developer Tooling

Episode 102: Building the Most Popular Headless CMS for JavaScript Developers

AUTHOR: Robby (Cowboy VC) & Tim (Essence VC)

Pierre Burgy is Co-Founder & CEO of Strapi, the open source Node.js headless CMS. Their open source project has over 55K stars on GitHub and is 100% JavaScript, fully customizable, and built developer-first.

Strapi has raised $45M from investors including CRV, Index, and Accel.

In this episode, we discuss the project's origins and impressive growth trajectory, their community-based approach to product roadmap, why they waited 5 years to monetize the project, why Pierre sees cloud as the best open source GTM model & more!

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