BlueTalon Raises over $16M in Series A Financing

BlueTalon-LogoBlueTalon, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of data-centric security for big data and new data initiatives, raised over $16m in Series A financing.

The round was led by Maverick Ventures, with participation from new investor Arsenal Venture Partners and existing investors Signia Venture Partners, Data Collective, Divergent Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, and Stanford-StartX Fund. In conjunction with the funding, Matthew Kinsella, Managing Director at Maverick Ventures, joined BlueTalon’s board of directors.

The company, which has raised over $25M in funding to date, intends to use the funds for continued expansion of development and sales teams.

Led by Eric Tilenius, CEO, BlueTalon provides a policy engine that delivers dynamic user access controls to data across Hadoop, Spark, and SQL-based data platforms and an audit engine that gives a full audit trail at the level of user and data detail required for compliance to regulations.



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