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Why Nothing Can Contain Twistlock’s Explosive Growth

Earlier today, container security pioneer and YL Ventures portfolio company, Twistlock announced an impressive $33 million Series C financing round led by influential Silicon Valley investor ICONiQ Capital. This brings their total funding to $63 million. A remarkable achievement, and the latest of many milestones marking Twistlock’s astounding progress and pace. More on: https://bit.ly/2BfRs3X

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Microsoft To Buy Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite

Microsoft Corp. Thursday said it has signed an agreement to acquire U.S.- Israeli Cybersecurity startup Hexadite, which will add new tools and services to Microsoft’s enterprise security offerings. The financial terms were not disclosed, while the price reportedly would be around $100 million. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, […]

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Karamba Security Closes $12M in Series B Financing, Seven Months after Raising A Round

Karamba Security, a provider of cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, today announced $12 million in Series B funding, bringing total investment in the company to $17 million, one year after closing a seed round. The funding was driven by investors’ excitement over customer engagements, resulting from Karamba’s unique automotive cyberprevention technology. The investment […]

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Womply Raises $30M to Run SMB Front Offices

Womply, the leader in front office software for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs), announced today that it has raised $30 million in a growth equity financing led by Sageview Capital, with participation from existing investors. Since its founding in 2011, Womply has raised $50 million in total investment from a combination of high net […]

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CA Buys BlazeMeter to Beef Up DevOps Portfolio

CA Technologies announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BlazeMeter, which produces performance testing tools for DevOps. Enterprise infrastructure software provider CA Technologies announced its intent to acquire BlazeMeter, a provider of continuous application performance testing software for DevOps. CA, on Sept. 20, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held BlazeMeter. […]

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Proofpoint Signs Agreement to Acquire FireLayers

Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FireLayers, an innovator in cloud security. With this acquisition, Proofpoint will extend Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) to SaaS applications, enabling customers to protect their employees using SaaS applications from advanced malware. In addition, the threat intelligence extracted from […]

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Twistlock Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding

Twistlock, the leading provider of security solutions to virtual containers, today announced it has completed a $10 million round of funding led by TenEleven Ventures. The round was completed with strong support from new investor Rally Ventures and existing backers YL Ventures and a strategic venture firm. Twistlock also announced that Alex Doll, founder of […]

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Workforce management platform L1NDA raises € 1 million from Newion Investments and DHG

L1NDA offers an easy to use cloud-based solution for finding, scheduling and paying SME teams, through its mobile and desktop platform. L1NDA is used daily by over 30.000 employees in thousands of locations which makes L1NDA market leader in the Dutch hospitality market. Existing shareholder DHG, together with Newion Investments, will provide knowledge and resources […]

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ViralGains Rockets into 2016 with Massive Growth and a Freshly Raised $12.3 Million Series A.

ViralGains, the leading online video software company for delivering consumer engagement and insight, announced today colossal growth in 2015 and a fresh Series A financing to fuel future success. Concluding a record year in growth, customer success, and radical adoption of the company’s technology, ViralGains grew its client base to include 36 Fortune 500 Brands, […]

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