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Once a company crosses the $1 Billion mark, it becomes part of a rare and exclusive club: The Unicorn Club.

This next list contains 26 companies in the Security industry that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

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Tanium

Tanium

Tanium uses next-generation security analytics and automation technologies for enterprises to identify potential threats on their infrastructure.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $9.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Kirkland

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    David Hindawi, Orion Hindawi

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, SaaS, Security

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,376.50M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    16

  • Number of investors:

    17

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Snyk

Snyk

Snyk provides integrated development environment plugins and security analysis tools to identify, track and fix vulnerabilities in open source software code.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $8.60

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Assaf Hefetz, Danny Grander, Guy Podjarny, Jacob Tarango

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Internet, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,026.09M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    30

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Wiz

Wiz

Wiz provides security intelligence for cloud infrastructure services like AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Tel Aviv

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Ami Luttwak, Assaf Rappaport, Roy Reznik, Yinon Costica

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Enterprise Software, Security

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $600.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Chainalysis

Chainalysis

Chainalysis is a financial services company that is dedicated to complying with regulations. They help businesses and government agencies detect, monitor, and analyze suspicious transactions by using blockchain forensics.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.20

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Jan Moller, Jonathan Levin, Michael Gronager

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, FinTech, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $366.72M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Rubrik

Rubrik

The Rubrik platform unifies backup, recovery, and archive to enable an agile approach to data management

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    April 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Palo Alto

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Arvind Jain, Arvind Nithrakashyap, Bipul Sinha, Soham Mazumdar

  • Industries:

    Cloud Computing, Cloud Data Services, Information Technology, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $553.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    15

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Illumio

Illumio

Adaptive segmentation combines multiple signature-based and behavioral analysis to detect, prevent, and automatically respond to cyber attacks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.75

    B (

    April 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Sunnyvale

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andrew Rubin, PJ Kirner

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Data Center, SaaS, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $525.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    24

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Transmit Security

Transmit Security

Transmit Security offers risk management and passwordless identity solutions for customers and workforce.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.74

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Tel Aviv

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Mickey Boodaei, Rakesh K. Loonkar

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Fraud Detection, Identity Management, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $583.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    9

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JumpCloud

JumpCloud

JumpCloud is an open directory platform for secure, frictionless access from any device to any resource, anywhere.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.62

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Louisville

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    David Campbell, Larry Middle, Rajat Bhargava

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, Cloud Management, Information Technology, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $418.45M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    24

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Aura

Aura

Aura is a comprehensive platform for digital threat protection that simplifies security for everyone.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.50

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Burlington

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Hari Ravichandran

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Information Technology, Network Security, Security

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $561.82M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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BitSight Technologies

BitSight Technologies

BitSight is a tool that daily assesses a business's security efficacy using a data-driven, outside-in approach.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.40

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Nagarjuna Venna, Stephen Boyer

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Risk Management, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $397.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    14

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MoMo

MoMo

Momo is a free location-based services instant messaging application that enables smartphone users to chat with people nearby.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.27

    B (

    December 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Vietnam

  • City:

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Lei Xiaoliang, Sic Zhang, Tang Yan

  • Industries:

    Agriculture, Content, E-Commerce, Energy, Internet of Things, Medical, Mobile Apps, Nursing and Residential Care, Security, SMS

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $433.70M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Aviatrix

Aviatrix

Aviatrix is a multi-cloud network platform that enables operational visibility and security.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Santa Clara

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Sherry Wei

  • Industries:

    Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $340.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Keep

Keep

Keep is a mobile fitness community that offers free training programs and personalized advice for individuals of varying experience levels.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    May 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Matt Luongo

  • Industries:

    Finance, Security

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $614.49M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Kaseya

Kaseya

Kaseya empowers the IT department to manage complex environments, simplifying administration and reducing costs. Available as a managed service with predictable monthly payments, it’s the convenient, easy way to gain control over your IT environment.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Miami

  • Started in:

    2000

  • Founders:

    Gerald Blackie, Louis Leporace

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise, SaaS, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $617.57M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Trulioo

Trulioo

Trulioo is an online verification company that operates a digital identity network deploying security and privacy standards.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.75

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Canada

  • City:

    Vancouver

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Stephen Ufford, Tanis Jorge

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Compliance, Finance, Identity Management, Security

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $469.74M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Dragos

Dragos

Dragos is an industrial cybersecurity company that detects and responds to threats in industrial controls systems.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    October 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Hanover

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Jon Lavender, Justin Cavinee, Robert M. Lee

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Network Security, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $364.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Verkada

Verkada

Verkada is the next generation security platform that integrates with your company’s existing technology to deliver real-time threat prevention and unified, cloud-based visibility into activity across all networks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Mateo

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Benjamin Bercovitz, Filip Kaliszan, Hans Robertson, James Ren

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Enterprise, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Network Security, Security, Smart Building, Software

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $139.64M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Offchain Labs

Offchain Labs

Offchain Labs develops Arbitrum, a solution for scaling Ethereum smart contracts

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Princeton

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Ed Felten, Harry Kalodner, Steven Goldfeder

  • Industries:

    Blockchain, Network Security, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $123.70M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Venafi

Venafi

Venafi protects the keys and certificates that ultimately underpin the security of the Internet. They automate security for both traditional and cloud environments and help you protect your customers, partners, and employees while improving compliance.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.15

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Salt Lake City

  • Started in:

    2000

  • Founders:

    Jayson Seegmiller

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, SaaS, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $475.68M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Claroty

Claroty

Claroty is a cybersecurity startup specializing in the defense of industrial control networks against cyber-attacks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Amir Zilberstein, Benny Porat, Galina Antova

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Industrial, Network Security, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $632.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    21

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Contrast Security

Contrast Security

Contrast Security is a modernized application security, embedding code analysis, and attack prevention directly into the software.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Los Altos

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Arshan Dabirsiaghi, Jeff Williams

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Developer Tools, Enterprise Applications, Security

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $269.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Drata

Drata

Drata is a compliance and security platform that automates the compliance workflow on a company's security controls.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Diego

  • Started in:

    2020

  • Founders:

    Adam Markowitz, Daniel Marashlian, Troy Markowitz

  • Industries:

    Compliance, Internet, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $128.20M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Aqua Security

Aqua Security

Aqua Security's cloud native platform offers patent-pending next generation security capabilities built for containers. The platform allows enterprises and developers to use, deploy, and manage security functions at the speed of the Cloud.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Ramat Gan

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Amir Jerbi, Dror Davidoff

  • Industries:

    Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Security, Software, Virtualization

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $265.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    9

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LinkDoc Technology

LinkDoc Technology

LinkDoc is the leading oncology big data solutions provider, offering services such as legal document verification and cancer pedigree.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Ligang Luo, Liping Li, Shan He, Tony Zhang

  • Industries:

    Big Data, Security

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $547.27M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Pentera

Pentera

Pentera is a penetration testing company that develops and provides an automated security validation platform to reduce cybersecurity risks.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2022

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Petah Tikva

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Arik Faingold, Arik Liberzon

  • Industries:

    Cyber Security, Network Security, Penetration Testing, Security

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $185.00M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Shield AI

Shield AI

Shield AI is building the world's best AI pilot.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Diego

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Andrew Reiter, Brandon Tseng, Ryan Tseng

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Mechanical Engineering, National Security, Robotics, Security, Software

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $345.35M

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    10

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