VulnCheck Raises $7.95M in Seed Funding


VulnCheck, a Lexington, MA-based exploit intelligence company, closed its seed funding round at a total of $7.95m, with $4.75m in new funding.

Backers included Sorenson Capital.

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth and bolster product development for its offerings.

Led by CEO Anthony Bettini, VulnCheck is an exploit intelligence company that delivers autonomous vulnerability prioritization correlated with exploit and threat intelligence services to allows enterprises, government organizations, and cybersecurity vendors to focus on the threats that matter most.

Commenting on the news, Anthony Bettini said: “Advanced vulnerability management, threat intelligence, and application security features are on the horizon, and VulnCheck is committed to continuing to help organizations prioritize threats in today’s rapidly evolving landscape. This funding is a testament to our momentum, and we are excited to further invest in developing our enterprise and critical infrastructure solutions.”

Over the last year, VulnCheck has remained hyper-focused on helping solve the vulnerability prioritization challenge. Significant milestones include the:

  • Introduction of IP Intelligence, a new feature designed to track vulnerable internet-connected devices and attacker infrastructure.
  • Launch of the VulnCheck Community Tier of services:
    • VulnCheck XDB, a comprehensive repository of exploits and proof-of-concepts hosted on git repositories.
    • VulnCheck Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog, a database delivering advanced intelligence on vulnerabilities being actively exploited in the wild.
    • VulnCheck NVD++, a tool offering a stable, high-performance source of NVD 2.0 CVE data via API or downloadable JSON files, as well as the ability to access NVD 1.0. It also includes CPE data and closes the gap by close to half of the current CVEs missing critical CPE data on the NIST NVD.
  • Delivery of hundreds of detection artifacts for zero-day vulnerabilities, including Cisco IOS XE CVE-2023-20198, Juniper CVE-2023-36845, SolarView CVE-2022-29303, and more.