VMRay GmbH, a Bochum, Germany-based provider of 3rd generation agentless threat analysis and detection, closed $3.9m (€3.5m) in Series A funding.
Backers included eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF).
The company intends to use the funds to expand the research and development team and establish a U.S. office in Boston, MA for North American customer support and worldwide sales and marketing.
Led by CEO Carsten Willems and CTO Ralf Hund, VMRay provides an agentless automated threat analysis solution that leverages hypervisor-centric technology and a monitoring approach (Intermodular Transition Monitoring or ITM) developed through years of research by Willems and Hund, two of the world’s leading experts on dynamic malware analysis. The VMRay Analyzer monitors at the hypervisor level and is undetectable by malware running in the target operating system.
The company works through channel partners and OEMs to serve enterprises around the world.