Secure Code Warrior, a global secure coding company, secured a Series B funding round of US$47.6m.
The round was led by Goldman Sachs, with participation from ForgePoint Capital, Cisco Investments, AirTree Ventures and Paladin Capital Group. In conjunction with the funding, David Campbell, a Managing Director in Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, will join the Secure Code Warrior board of directors.
The company intends to use the funds for global expansion initiatives, ongoing product innovation, and the establishment of new operations on the West Coast of the United States in Portland, Oregon and across APAC starting in Singapore.
Founded in 2015 by global cybersecurity experts Pieter Danhieux and Dr. Matias Madou, Secure Code Warrior is an online secure coding platform that allows developers to think and act with a security mindset every day. It includes support for nearly 30 programming languages and frameworks, and delivers more than 3,500 training modules that cover more than 140 different software weaknesses; including the all-important OWASP Top 10.
The platform is designed to be role-specific for developers and uses a mix of gamification techniques to aid learning and increase adoption across an organisation. It supports a wide range of programming languages and frameworks that power modern software, including vital digital infrastructures like web apps and services, API, mobile, IoT technology, and legacy systems still in use by major companies around the world.
THe company has more than 180 customers from 28 countries around the world.
It has offices In Sidney, Australia, Bruges, Belgium, London, UK and Boston, MA.