Contently is a technology company that helps brands create great content at scale. We provide enterprise companies with smart technology, content marketing expertise, and vetted creative talent – journalists, photographers, designers, videographers, and all things in-between. We are a software business built by content creators, and both our products and our philosophy reflect this—which is why we count some of the best content marketing companies in the world as our clients. We were recently named one of Inc Magazine’s 100 fastest-growing private companies, and received an ASJA award for investigative reportingcontently in the news
Ranked by Ad Age as one of the best places to work in media and marketing.
Network of freelance creatives reaches 100,000 globally.
Acquisition of analytics startup Docalytics.
London and San Francisco offices open.
Named the best content marketing platform by Digiday.
Ranked #100 on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies.
Launch of The Contently Foundation, an investigative journalism nonprofit.
Launch of Contently Analytics.
$9 million Series B round, led by Sigma Prime and Sigma West.
Profiled by David Carr in The New York Times.
Launch of print and digital publications Contently Quarterly and The Content Strategist.
$2 million Series A round led by Lightbank.
Seed round from Founder Collective.
“The Contently Manifesto.” is published. The key points: Quality is king. Freelance is the future. Anyone can be a publisher.
Contently is founded by Joe Coleman, Shane Snow, and Dave Goldberg in New York City.January 2011