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10 Cool Tech Companies That Raised Funding In March 2021

Rick Whiting

Cybersecurity and big data innovators were among the companies that reported new rounds of funding in March.

Aqua Security

Headquarters: Ramat Gan, Israel

CEO: Dror Davidoff

Funding: $135 million Series E to reach a $1 billion valuation.

Investors: Round led by ION Crossover Partners with broad participating from existing investors including M12 (Microsoft’s venture fund), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Insight Partners, TLV Partners, Greenspring Associates and Acrew Capital.

What company does: Develops a cloud-native security platform that provides prevention, detection and response automation across an entire application lifecycle to secure cloud infrastructure and running workloads.

CEO Quote: “I am proud of what the Aqua team has accomplished in five short years. We delivered on our vision and have a clear direction forward to provide the best platform for cloud native security. We’ve shown that our research and development teams are ahead of the market with the launch of innovative products such as Aqua DTA, our new Kubernetes Security Posture Management, and the Aqua CSPM solution. As attacks targeting cloud native applications are now a fast-growing threat, we are here to empower our customers to protect their investment and secure their future in the cloud.”

 
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