Malwarebytes, a San Jose, CA-based provider of an advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, raised $50m in Series B funding.
Fidelity Management and Research Company made the investment.
Founded in 2008 by Marcin Kleczynski CEO, Malwarebytes protects millions of consumers and more than 70,000 SMBs and enterprise businesses against online malicious threats via its flagship product, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
In 2015, Malwarebytes launched its news business suite of products – Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Business; Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit joined Anti-Malware Premium for Business and Malwarebytes Endpoint Security, which ran on 250 million unique endpoints worldwide while the company surpassed $100 million in annualized billings.
Malwarebytes, which also operates offices in Estonia and Ireland, has a team of over 300 people. It was bootstrapped until raising a $30m Series A funding round in July 2014, led by Highland Capital Partners.