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Whistic: Reimagining Vendor Security

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Forgepoint Capital is thrilled to announce our Series B investment in Whistic! We’re excited to continue our work with Nick and team as they establish Whistic as the industry leader for vendor assessments by building trust and transparency across…

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Forgepoint Capital Builds First-Ever CISO Security Priorities Model

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Survey of More Than 100 Security Leaders Outlines Top CISO Priorities for 2022 across Companies of All Sizes & Sectors   The cybersecurity industry has only gotten more complex as it has continued to evolve. Multiple new vendors are created…

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Partha Panda, CEO of Cysiv

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Partha Panda, CEO and Co-founder of Cysiv, is a serial entrepreneur and company builder who has successfully taken multiple early stage technologies to market, creating an ecosystem of customers and partners around the products. Prior to Cysiv,…

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Firm News – May 2022

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Surefire Cyber: Helping organizations prepare for, respond to, and recover from cyber incidents

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Forgepoint Capital is excited to announce our investment in Surefire Cyber! At Forgepoint Capital, we back entrepreneurs building best in class solutions that help their customers defend the digital world. Sometimes that means partnering with the…

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Forgepoint Capital Fuels Cyber Market, Launches New Incident Response Firm Surefire Cyber with $10 Million in Series A Funding

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Leading cybersecurity venture capital firm continues wave of launching innovative startups with unique incubation program and portfolio “network effect” SAN MATEO, CA – (May 31, 2022) – Forgepoint Capital, the world’s most active venture…

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Instabug: Improving the Performance and User Experience of Mobile Apps

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Forgepoint Capital is thrilled to announce its Series B investment in Instabug! We are honored to join co-founders Omar Gabr (CEO) and Moataz Soliman (CTO), two passionate entrepreneurs who are building a phenomenal company that graduated from Y…

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Attivo Networks: Why We Invested

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SentinelOne (NYSE: S) has officially completed its acquisition of Attivo Networks! We at Forgepoint Capital are honored to have had the opportunity to work with Tushar Kothari, Carolyn Crandall, Srikant Vissamsetti, Sarah Ashburn, Jilbert Washten,…

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Neil Costigan of BehavioSec

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Neil Costigan, CEO of BehavioSec, is a serial entrepreneur and company leader with over 30 years of technical and go-to-market experience building venture-backed startups and driving innovation at global corporations. Prior to BehavioSec, Neil served…

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Firm News – April 2022

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Q&A with MJ Ramachandran: On Entrepreneurship, Empathy, and Expediting Innovation

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MJ Ramachandran is a Principal at Forgepoint. Learn more about his background here. MJ, tell us about your unique background: where did you grow up and what has been your journey to get to where you are now? I was born in India and for the most…

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Area 1 Security: Why We Invested

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As Cloudflare completes its acquisition of Area 1 Security, we at Forgepoint Capital want to wish Patrick Sweeney, Oren Falkowitz, Phil Syme, Blake Darché and the entire team at Area 1 hearty congratulations and wish them all the very best as the…

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Firm News – March 2022

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Forgepoint Capital Reports Record Growth & Adds Diverse Talent to Bolster Early-Stage Venture Capital Fund

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Leading cybersecurity venture capital firm deploys over half a billion dollars to advance innovation Announces 10 new companies to become the largest portfolio in cybersecurity venture capital Company makes 6 new hires and names 6 promotions to…

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Forgepoint Capital Announces Six Promotions After Breakout Year of Growth and Performance

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After a breakout year of growth and performance, Forgepoint is pleased to announce the promotions of Leo Casusol, Andrew McClure, Ernie Bio, MJ Ramachandran, Connie Qian, and Shane Shook. “Forgepoint has a long-standing commitment to mentorship and…

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TruEra raises $25M for its AI analytics and monitoring platform

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TruEra: Taking AI / ML from Buzzword to Business Reality

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Just as software ate the world, AI / ML is now eating the world. Organizations around the globe have spent billions of dollars (and plan to spend even more in the future) piloting AI / ML model prototypes in search of step function improvements for…

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Cyber Firm SentinelOne to Buy Attivo Networks for $616.5 Million

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Executive Spotlight: An Interview with Tushar Kothari of Attivo Networks

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Tushar Kothari, CEO of Attivo Networks, brings over twenty-five years of experience successfully building and scaling category-defining software, hardware, and services on a global basis. Prior to Attivo Networks, Tushar served as CEO at Pacific…

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Q&A with Ernie Bio: Helping Cyber Innovation Take Flight

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Ernie Bio is a Partner at Forgepoint. Learn more about his background here. Ernie, you started your career as an Air Force pilot. Thank you for your service! You have such a unique background that spans public and private sectors. Please share what…

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