Area 1 Security Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

Area1SecurityArea 1 Security, a Menlo Park, CA-based security startup for targeted social engineering attacks, raised $2.5m in seed funding.

Backers included security and enterprise experts Ted Schlein, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Cowboy Ventures; Data Collective (DCVC); First Round Capital; Allegis Capital; RedSeal Networks CEO and former Venrock partner Ray Rothrock; and Shape Security CEO Derek Smith.

Led by Founder and CEO Oren Falkowitz, Area 1 Security provides a security solution that eliminates targeted social engineering attacks by focusing on behavioral patterns of delivery systems.

The company intends to use the funds to further develop and scale its product.



Join the discussion