Coiffure Loredana participates as a small business in the piloting of “GEIGER”.

GEIGER empowers small businesses to manage cyber threats

Much like radioactivity, cyber threats are hard to detect without proper tools. There are plenty of tools available, but they don’t match the needs of small businesses with no expertise and resources to invest in costly and complicated solutions. GEIGER aims at closing this gap. GEIGER is a new EU Horizon 2020 innovation project. Its […]

Israeli software infrastructure protection startup Aqua Security raises $30 million

Israeli-born startup Aqua Security, which provides security solutions for app infrastructure, has landed $30 million in a funding round led by Greenspring Associates. Aqua’s existing investors – Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and TLV Partners, — also participated in the deal, which brings the total amount raised by Aqua to $130 million. The company explains […]

Israeli-founded cloud security startup Guardicore secures $60 million

Tel Aviv-founded Guardicore, an internal data centre and cloud security startup, has landed $60 million in a funding round led by Qumra Capital, with participation from DTCP, Partech, ClalTech, Battery Ventures, 83North, TPG Growth, and Greenfield Partners. This capital injection brings the total amount raised by the company to $110 million. Guardicore will use the […]

British retail security startup ThirdEye raises £2 million

London-based AI-powered theft detection startup ThirdEye has secured £2 million in a funding round led by Octopus Ventures and True, with participation from an existing investor, Episode 1 Ventures. The startup will use the capital injection to hire more people and prepare to expand across Europe. ThirdEye’s platform applies machine learning algorithms to footage from […]

Battery Ventures pays $29 million for a majority stake in Belgium’s Guardsquare

Leuven-headquartered mobile app security startup Guardsquare has secured $29 million in a funding round from Battery Ventures, which purchased a majority stake in the company, De Tijd reports. This is Guardsquare’s first round of institutional financing since the startup’s launch in 2014. Guardsquare’s security products — DexGuard for Android apps and iXGuard for iOS — are […]

The UK-based startup Snyk raises $22 million to automatically protect open-source software from vulnerabilities

London-headquartered startup Snyk has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding led by Accel, with participation from GV and existing investors Boldstart Ventures, Heavybit, and others. The startup claims to have reached a fivefold revenue growth over the past nine months with over 200 paying customers, including ASOS, Digital Ocean, and Skyscanner. The […]

Druva acquires Irish CloudRanger to strengthen data protection and management

Irish startup CloudRanger, which provides backup and disaster recovery solutions for AWS, has been acquired by American cloud data protection and management company Druva. CloudRanger produces cloud server management software for businesses, with an easy-to-use interface that offers users scheduling and backup policies to save time and money. The company has more than 300 customers […]