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Pliant Launches Out of Stealth and Raises $2.5 Million to Automate the Digital World

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a workflow automation platform for API-driven enterprise and service
provider infrastructures, today announced it has launched out of stealth
and secured over $2.5 million in funding, led by former SevOne tech
startup exec, Vess Bakalov. Backed by Newfund Capital, New Stack
Ventures, Leading Edge, and other angel and family investors, the
funding will be used to launch the RPA company.

“In today’s on-demand and fast-paced economy, Pliant lets you build
sophisticated workflows to automate complex business and IT processes in
minutes, not weeks,” said Vess Bakalov, Pliant CEO. “Our technology
allows ITOps/SecOps/DevOps to automatically respond to events by
connecting their current run books to the infrastructure, limiting the
human intervention required to keep your enterprise running at peak

Pliant helps teams quickly create sophisticated and robust workflows
across all of their systems without having to spend the time and money
on building traditional fragile integrations. Pliant’s novel approach
takes ease of use and goes beyond most low-code systems without
sacrificing power. Combining our approach with an industry leading
execution engine, which is also horizontally scalable to process
millions of requests, allows Pliant to emerge as a leader in this
fast-growing niche.

“Every wave of IT innovation creates a new set of infrastructure
challenges,” said Henri Deshays, Partner at Newfund Capital. “Pliant’s
platform was specifically designed to apply RPA to orchestrate
communication between virtually any type of application and IT stack.
The founders are seasoned entrepreneurs with deep expertise in
enterprise software, we are thrilled to be part of their new journey.”

Nick Moran, Managing Partner, New Stack Ventures: “Pliant is solving
expensive IT problems with a versatile and easy to implement solution.
There are many players in the RPA space but no one has brought this
code-light approach to IT operations.”

Jeff Davison, General Partner at Leading Edge Ventures, adds: “The
experienced entrepreneurial team at Pliant is once again building a
leading edge technology that delivers immediate value to the businesses
they serve. Low-code automation from Pliant will dramatically speed up
the way IT Ops, SecOps, and DevOps teams deliver results to the

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About Pliant

Pliant believes moving at the speed of digital business requires a
fundamental change in the way corporations must deploy and manage
technology. Speed and complexity of operations demand a solution that
not only provides initial automation of provisioning (RPA), reducing
human error, it must also ensure compliance, and in some cases provide
automated real-time mitigation (SOAR).

Pliant’s automation capabilities allow businesses to better utilize
their human assets while ensuring resilient and compliant environments
that move with the speed of their digital business. To learn more,
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