Stellar Cyber, a Santa Clara, CA-based security analytics provider, raised $13.2m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Valley Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital firm focused on security, enterprise infrastructure and AI, with participation from existing investor Northern Light Venture Capital, as well as new strategic investor Digital Hearts and other investors.
The company will use the funds to accelerate its go-to-market expansion and growth across all departments including sales, marketing, engineering, and product management.
Led by Changming Liu, CEO, Stellar Cyber is a the creator of Starlight, a unified security analytics platform designed to be the SOC Command Center for pervasive data collection, breach detection, investigation and response (CDIR). The company’s customers are mid-tier and large enterprises and service providers building managed detection and response services for those who don’t have in house incident responders.
Starlight allows organizations to automatically detect and thwart attacks on their critical data systems before damage is done or data is lost and deploys easily in any computing and network environment. .
In conjunction with the funding, Stellar Cyber added Steve O’Hara, founder and managing partner of Valley Capital Partners, as board member, and David Barton as Chief Security Officer.