SlashNext Raises $9M in Series A Funding

SlashNext, a Pleasanton, CA-based provider of advanced protection solutions against socially engineered attacks, malware, exploits and data theft, closed a $9m Series A funding.

The round was led by Norwest Venture Partners and Wing Venture Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Both Promod Haque of Norwest Venture Partners and Gaurav Garg of Wing Venture Capital will join SlashNext’s board of directors.

This investment brings the company’s total funding to date to over $10m.

Led by Atif Mushtaq, CEO and founder, SlashNext provides cyber-security products designed to detect and block socially engineered attacks, malware, exploits and data theft. Its first product, the Active Cyber Defense System, is based on cloud-based “Progressive Learning” that is specifically designed for cyber security, to protect all network devices including all versions of Window, OSX, Linux, iOS devices, IoT devices, smart TVs, printers, medical devices and SCADA systems.



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