News – Startup Security Weekly #47

July 19, 2017

ZeroFOX, Deep Instinct, Flashpoint, Symantec acquired Skycure for an undisclosed amount, RiskLens and Nok Nok Labs raised $8M series D.

Startup Articles & Discussion[edit]

Startup & Security Notes of Interest[edit]

Symantec Acquired Skycure for an undisclosed amount[edit]

Symantec Acquired FireGlass for an undisclosed amount[edit]

ZeroFOX raised $40M in series[edit]

Deep Instinct raised $32M Series B[edit]

Flashpoint raised $28M Series C[edit]

Nok Nok Labs raised $8M Series D[edit]

RiskLens raised $5M in Series A[edit]

Entrupy raised $2.6M in Series A[edit]

• Entrupy, a New York-based provider of high-end luxury goods authentication SaaS, has raised $2.6 million in Series A funding led by a joint venture between Digital Garage and Daiwa Securities Group.

DarkTrace raised $75M in Series D[edit]

  • ‘’Darktrace is a provider of cloud-based cyber security solutions for the healthcare, government, transportation, defence and telecommunication sector.’’
  • $179.5M since 2013 (but might not be complete) - big funding rounds
  • From Adam Lashinksi @ Fortune: “Missed it by that much. Darktrace, a hot cybersecurity startup that touts using artificial intelligence, this week almost became the next $1 billion "unicorn" startup, but not quite. The company, which uses machine learning technology and analyzes patterns of network traffic to track threats lurking on corporate networks, was privately valued at $825 million after raising a new round of funding worth $75 million.”

HyTrust raised $36M in Series E[edit]

HyTrust acquired DataGravity for an undisclosed amount[edit]

The Startup Journey: Updates[edit]

Michael's Journey:[edit]

  • Using personal and life experience to refine the Straight Talk Framework
  • Actively seeking engagements
  • 1-2 openings to explore longer-term working arrangements

Michael's Writing[edit]

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