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Area 1 Security

142 Stambaugh Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Patrick Sweeney (4/30/2020)
Technology: Shalabh Mohan (2015) ; Jonathan T. Morgan (7/31/2014) ; Blake Darché (5/31/2014) ; Phil Syme (4/30/2014)
Sales/Marketing: Hussain Al-Shorafa ; Mark Lange

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Joseph Horowitz (Icon Ventures Managing General Partner) Ted Schlein (Kleiner Perkins Investment partner);  Derek Smith (Shape Security CEO) Oren Falkowitz (Area 1 Security Chairman)

Business description: Area 1 Security is a performance-based cybersecurity company, changing how businesses protect against phishing attacks. We protect users against web-based phishing campaigns through a globally distributed, recursive DNS service.

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jun 2020   Oct 2018
Capital raised: 82.5M
Last Round: 25.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: AllegisCyberIcon Ventures Kleiner Perkins First Round Capital;  EPIC Ventures DCVC DCVCCowboy VenturesFocus Opportunity Fund ;  Forgepoint Capital Management
Angels/other VCs: Ray Rothrock (RedSeal Networks);  Ted Schlein (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers);  Derek Smith (Shape Security);  Spencer C. Tall (Allegis Capital)

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Record updated: Jun 2020
Sector: Computers
Year Founded: 2014
Headcount: 76-100 as of Jun 2020
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jun 2020   Oct 2018
Capital Raised: 82.5M
Last Round: 25.0M
Ownership: Private