Network Perception, a Chicago, IL-based provider of a software solution for cyber- compliance and network security in the electrical utility industry, raised $2.73m in seed funding.
The round was led by Serra Ventures, Okapi Ventures, and Energy Foundry, with participation from Early Light Ventures, SaaS Ventures, Illinois Ventures, and Service Provider Capital. Jeff Bocan from Okapi Venture and Rob Schultz from Serra Ventures joined the NP Board of Directors.
The company intends to use the funds to scale its activity in the electric utility sector and beyond.
Founded in 2014 by Robin Berthier, CEO and co-founder, Network Perception supplies critical infrastructure industries with a pioneering risk visualization technology empowering their cybersecurity and compliance teams. Built by a team of researchers along with other experts in network security and critical infrastructure protection, this technology allows for a holistic view of network compliance and security. The result is organizations having the ability to make informed determinations of configuration alignment as well as ensure best practices and regulatory standards are met.