Monday, September 9, 2013
CrowdStrike Gets $30M For Cybersecurity Technology
Irvine-base security technology provider CrowdStrike announced this morning that it has raised $30M in a Series B funding round, which was led by Accel Partners and also included Warburg PIncus. The security company--founded by serial entrepreneur George Kurtz--said it will use the funding to fund intelligence and go-to-market for its product. Sameer Gandhi of Accel Partners joinst he company's board with the funding. Kurtz is a serial entrepreneur, who was the founder of Foundstone, which he sold to McAfee back in 2004.
Crowdstrike says it is using big data technology and the cloud, to provide threat protection and provide profiling and predictive security analytics. Part of the company's service is the tracking of the source of many cybersecurity issues, including state-sponsored hacking from China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India.More information »