Cybersecurity Investment Syndicate hack/secure Launches

logo-hack-secureSerial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Chris Lynch and Cort Johnson launched an invite-only investment syndicate to support the growth of cybersecurity companies.

At launch, hack/secure includes a syndicate of 25 of proven entrepreneurs investing in the next generation of cybersecurity entrepreneurs, who serve as leads. Using AngelList, the syndicate backs that lead’s investment with up to $250k of additional investment capital.

The organization already has local presence in Austin, Boston, Washington DC and New York.

hack/secure’s first investment is Boston-based cybersecurity startup Kolide.

The organization’s board of directors act as managing directors of their region across the U.S., and initially include:
Austin: HD Moore – Founder of Metasploit (acquired by Rapid7), Principal at Special Circumstances
Boston: Dustin Webber – Founder and CTO of Critical Stack, Founder of Threat Stack
Boston: Jen Andre – Founder and CEO of Komand, Founder of Threat Stack
New York: Dan Guido – CEO and Founder of Trail of Bits
Washington DC: Liam Randall – Founder and CEO of Critical Stack

Syndicate members include:
Brian Ahern – CEO of Threat Stack
Jen Andre – CEO of Komand
Tim Belcher – Former CTO of NetWitness
Bob Brennan – CEO of Veracode
Art Coviello – Former CEO of RSA
Adam Fuchs – Co-Founder of Sqrrl
Dan Guido – Co-Founder and CEO of Trail of Bits
Sam King – CSO of Veracode
John Langton – Founder of VisiTrend (Acquired by Carbon Black)
HD Moore – Founder of Metasploit Project
Patrick Morley – President and CEO of Carbon Black
Liam Randall – CEO of Critical Stack
Corey Thomas – President and CEO of Rapid7
Mike Viscuso – CTO of Carbon Black
Dustin Webber – CTO of Critical Stack



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