Perception Point, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based cybersecurity company, raised $8m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Pitango Venture Capital with participation from State of Mind Ventures (SOMV) and Korea Investment Partners (KIP). In conjunction with the funding, Rami Kalish from Pitango will join Pinhas Buchris from SOMV on the Perception Point board of directors.
The company will use the funds to expand its global presence and product portfolio.
Founded in 2015 by Israeli cyber-intelligence experts and led by Yoram Salinger, CEO, Perception Point provides a cloud-based, CPU-level technology platform that intercepts advanced attacks at the earliest possible stage of execution. The company’s initial product is a cloud-based, multi-layer e-mail protection solution that is able to protect against every level of threat, from phishing through to the most sophisticated attacks, known as N-Days and Zero Days.