Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Synack, a cybersecurity startup employing crowdsourcing to discover vulnerabilities in corporate networks, has closed a $1.5 million Seed funding round. Investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, Wing Venture Partners and Allegis Capital. The startup, which just launched this January, says its cloud-based platform allows all enterprises to use the kind of white hat crowdsourced vulnerability testing that companies like Google and Facebook have implemented. It’s based in Menlo Park and was founded by Jay Kaplan and Mark Kuhr—both former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) analysts.
HQ: Menlo Park, California
Year Founded: 2013
Innovation: Crowdsourced network security for enterprises of all sizes.
Total Funding: $1.5 million
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