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Shape Security  Acquired by F5 Networks (2019 $ 1,000,000,000 )

2755 Augustine Drive 8th Floor
Mountain View, CA 95054
Website Company Summary Management Team

Finance: Stuart Sawyer (3/31/2017)
Technology: Marc Hansen (9/30/2012) ; Shuman Ghosemajumder (2012) ; Sumit Agarwal (10/31/2011) ; Gilad Bracha (8/15/2019) ; Justin Call (4/30/2011) ; Xinran Wang (9/30/2013)
Sales/Marketing: Hasan Imam ; John Skinner ; Ksenya Ruban
General Counsel/Legal: Meg Kammerud

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ray Rothrock (Venrock Associates Managing General Partner) Gaurav Garg (Sequoia Capital Partner) Ted Schlein (Kleiner Perkins Investment partner) John N. Stewart (Cisco Systems Chief Security & Trust Officer)

Business description: Shape Security stops automated web and mobile application attacks, like credential stuffing, content scraping, and application­layer DDoS, that bypass existing defenses. The Shape Botwall Service, available in the cloud or on­premises, protects more than 350M accounts on behalf of Fortune 500 organizations. Invisible to people but impenetrable to bots, Shape protects the world’s largest banks, airlines, retailers and government agencies. Shape Security is headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Norwest Venture Partners, Venrock, Baseline Ventures, Google Ventures, and host of other prominent investors.
Customers include: Mint ;  NIST;  Zelle

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Sep 2019   Nov 2018
Capital raised: 183.0M
Last Round: 51.0M
Ownership: Acquired by F5 Networks (2019 $ 1,000,000,000 )
VCs include: AllegisCyberKleiner PerkinsNorwest Venture PartnersVenrock AssociatesNorthern Light Venture Capital ;  EPIC Ventures GV;  SingTel Innov8 TomorrowVentures Wing Venture CapitalJetBlue Technology Ventures Baseline Ventures ;  EDBI Investments ;  C5 Capital

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Record updated: Dec 2019
Sector: Internet
Headcount: 201-300 as of Nov 2018
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Sep 2019   Nov 2018
Capital Raised: 183.0M
Last Round: 51.0M
Ownership: Acquired by F5 Networks (2019 $ 1,000,000,000 )