CrowdStrike Raises $100M From Google, Others

Irvine-based CrowdStrike, the developer of security software led by George Kurtz, said this morning that it has raised $100M in a Series C financing round, which was led by Google Capital, and also included Rackspace, Accel, and Warburg Pincus. The company develops endpoint protection software-as-a-service, which is used to protect computers against cyber attacks. The company says it has now raised $156M in funding for its software. The company says it has been selling its software to Fortune 500 companies, including credit card payment processors, banks, oil and gas companies, and to the technology sector. Kurtz is a veteran of the security industry, having founded Foundstone, which he sold to McAfee; he was most recently CTO of McAfee. More information »