Configr S/A, a Cloud infrastructure automation startup, announced today at Campus Party Brasilia that has signed an agreement to receive Series A investment led by Fundo Venture Brasil Central, managed by Cedro Capital and with custody and administration services from BRB DTVM. The accelerator Cotidiano, from Brasília, participated as a co-investor in this investment round.
“The fund’s investment accelerates our expansion plan and potentializes our growth in Brazil, already starting to prepare the international operation. Since before the investment, our technology allied to Cedro’s networking has generated great opportunities and opened doors in the biggest players of the market, leveraging even more the company’s growth potential”, highlights Arthur Furlan, CEO and co-founder of Configr.
Configr, headquartered in Brasilia, has been developing over the past 3 years its automation platform that involves the process of hiring, configuration, monitoring and management of Cloud Server infrastructure.
“Configr’s solution is composed of a set of robots that automatically configure cloud infrastructure from start to finish, from Cloud server purchase and provisioning, DNS configuration, automatic installation of more than 50 of the most popular services in the market such as WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, PHP 7.0 and more, all already with the most advanced market configurations produced automatically by our systems,” according to Felipe Tomaz, CTO and co-founder of Configr.
Configr’s platform is used by large and medium companies that have IT specialized and focused on developing web applications, from websites, hotsites, ecommerce and sites focused on your business. Your customers are looking to optimize their staff and IT costs by using Configr’s cloud infrastructure automation platform to gain agility and stability.
The system also brings a management platform for IT, with complete visibility of the servers in operation in a centralized interface that allows the monitoring of all the main performance indicators of each server in real time.
“We have been following Configr’s evolution for over a year. When the company began to show significant sales traction from the second half of last year, we realized it was the time to concretize this investment”, emphasizes Alessandro Machado, partner at Cedro Capital.
The investment received will be used to accelerate Configr’s growth in the domestic market and to establish a subsidiary in the United States, through a new platform that is already under development and will be launched in the coming months.
“Configr is aligned with our thesis of investing in scalable businesses, in booming sectors in Brazil,” adds Bruno Brito, partner at Cedro Capital. The Brazil Central Venture FIP Fund, managed by Cedro Capital, aims to invest in companies that bring technological innovation to the ICT, Health, and Agribusiness areas and with annual revenues of up to R$16 million per year. Focused on the region designated as Central Brazil, the Fund invests in companies based in the Federal District, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Tocantins.