November 29, 2018
Venafi closed a $100 million round of financing that was led by TCV along with investment from QuestMark Partners and NextEquity Partners. The company said the funding will be used to accelerate its growth and part of the money will be made available to third-party developers in the first tranche of the new Machine Identity Protection Development Fund. This fund was created to accelerate the integration of machine identity intelligence into a wide range of machines in the enterprise and further enhance and expand the machine identity ecosystem.
November 13, 2018
XM Cyber reported it raised $22 million in Series A funding through Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, LP and UST Global, among others.
Previously, the company raised $10 million in a round with Swarth Group. XM Cyber plans to use the funding to accelerate its strong growth through expanded sales.
Crowdstrike announced it has closed a round financing that generated more than $200 million for the company. The round was led by General Atlantic, Accel and IVP, with participation from March Capital and CapitalG. Crowdstrike intends to use the funding to meet the demand for the company’s Falcon endpoint protection platform.
Claroty, an ICS security software company, reported today it has secured $60 million in Series B funding. The funding was supplied by a consortium that included Temasek and included Rockwell Automation, Aster Capital (sponsored by Schneider Electric), Next47 (a Siemens-backed global venture firm), Envision Ventures, and Tekfen Ventures. Original Claroty investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Team8, Innovation Endeavors, and ICV were also involved.
May 15, 2018
Auth0 today announced $55 million in Series D funding which was led by Sapphire Ventures, and includes investment from World Innovation Lab, as well as from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Trinity Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, and K9 Ventures.
April 10, 2018
Karamba Security reported has secured $10 million of funding from Silicon Valley-based Western Technology Investment bringing the total investment in Karamba Security to $27 million. Karamba Security plans to use the funding as a financial reserve for inorganic growth to include acquiring companies and technology assets to accelerate the progress of its security portfolio for connected and self-driving cars.
March 20, 2018
Virsec reported the closing of a $24 million Series B funding round to that will be used to accelerate product development and global expansion. The funding round was led by BlueIO with participating investors including Artiman Ventures, Amity Ventures, Raj Singh, and Boston Seed Capital.
February 12, 2018
Infocyte announced the close of a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by Toba Capital with participation from existing investors LiveOak Venture Partners, and Feik Enterprises. With this addition, Infocyte has raised a total of $8.2 million.
February 7, 2018
Aperio Systems reported a strategic investment from Energias de Portugal (EDP), one of Europe’s largest utilities. EDP was joined in the round of financing by Data Point Capital, Jump Capital and Scopus Ventures. The $4.5 million in seed funding will support Aperio Systems’ global growth and the introduction of its next-generation Intrusion Protection System (IPS for SCADA).
February 6, 2018
Attivo Networks announced an investment by Singtel Innov8. The investment amount was not noted, but with it Attivo has raised $47.5 million. The financing will be used to accelerate expansion into Asia Pacific markets with increased investment in sales, marketing and customer support operations in support of growing global deception technology customer base.
January 3, 2018
AlgoSec, a provider of security policy management solutions, today announced its first ever external investment with the news that it received $36 million from the firm Claridge IL. The deal also has Rami Hadar, who recently joined Claridge IL as a managing director, being named to AlgoSec’s board of directors.
December 12, 2017
ShieldX Networks announced a $25M Series B round of funding with new investors including FireEye Founder Ashar Aziz, Dimension Data and Symantec Ventures. In addition, its existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Aspect Ventures and FireEye have added to their initial investment.
December 1, 2017
Bitdefender announced that Vitruvian Partners, a European private equity firm, has purchased a 30 percent stake in the company from existing shareholder Axxess Capital. The business is valued at about $600 million.
November 29, 2017
Pwnie Express secured $8 million in new funding led by several of its existing investors, 406 Ventures, Ascent Venture Partners and Fairhaven Capital with participation from the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET). With his influx of cash, the total invested in the company to date is $28 million.
November 1, 2017
Recorded Future reported that it has raised $25 million in a Series E round of funding. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners and the money will support geographical expansion and its commitment to machine learning-based threat intelligence and other research and development projects.
October 30, 2017
Trilio Data has received $5 million in Series A backing from a funding round led by .406 Ventures. The company intends to use the money to expand its engineering, sales and marketing teams, and increase channel enablement support for the company’s global customer base. In addition, Trilio reported that .406 Venture partner Greg Dracon and principle Payal Agrawal will join the company’s newly expanded board of directors.
October 27, 2017
Skybox Security reported that the company signed a definitive agreement to receive a $150 million growth equity investment led by CVC Capital Partners Growth Fund with CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund(CVC Growth) for $100 million, with another from Pantheon for $50 million. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing, customer care and R&D along with potential M&A activity. In addition, Jason Glass and John Clark, managing partner of CVC Growth Partners, will join Skybox’s board of directors.
October 24, 2017
KnowBe4, Inc. today announced a $30 million round of funding led by new investor Goldman Sachs Growth Equity along with existing investor Elephant. The new funding brings KnowBe4’s total financing to $44M and the funds primarily will be invested in international growth and product development.
October 18, 2017
Duo Security just completed a $70 million round of funding led my led by Meritech Capital and Lead Edge Capital, and including a strategic investment from Workday. The company plans to use the money to fund its expansion in the Trusted Access market.
October 13, 2017
Attivo Networks announced it has raised $21 million in Series C venture capital funding. The funding round was led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Omidyar Technology Ventures. The round of funding follows a $15 million Series B financing in May, representing $36 million raised in the last five months and a collective total of $45.7 million overall.
September 14, 2017
AppGuard announced it had secured about $30 million in Series B financing led by the Japanese firm JTB Corp. The money will be used to finalize the acquisition of KeepTree, Inc. and, increase AppGuard’s brand awareness in both enterprise and SMB markets. This funding is added to the $65 million received three months ago by AppGuard’s Tokyo-based Blue Planet-works, Inc. led by ANA Airlines, Dai Ichi Life Insurance and advertising firm Dentsu.
CashField reported it raised $5 million in a Series A funding round with an investment led by GGV Capital and Heliconia Capital Management. The online fraud prevention company will be used to accelerate its international growth.