Led by Insight Partners, the investment round will enable Aqua to expand its platform and market presence, addressing the growing need to secure microservices applications running on containers and serverless infrastructure Boston, MA and Tel Aviv, Israel – 3 April 2019 – Aqua Security, the market leader in protecting container-based, serverless and cloud native applications, […]
Tel Aviv-based virtual container security startup Aqua Security Software Ltd. completed a $62 million funding round, the company announced Wednesday.
U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity firm Aqua Security said on Wednesday it raised $62 million in a funding round led by Insight Partners, bringing the company’s total venture funding to more than $100 million
“The adoption of cloud-native technologies provides an opportunity for security to be redefined, addressing the chronic cybersecurity skills shortage through automation, and creating applications that are secure by design,” said Dror Davidoff, CEO and co-founder of Aqua.
Aqua Security, an Israel-based operator of a container security platform, raised $62 million in Series C funding. Insight Partners led the round, and was joined by investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, M12, TLV Partners and Shlomo Kramer.
“As investors in several leading cloud technology providers, we were impressed by Aqua and its track record as a security leader in this hyper-growth space,” said Jeff Horing, co-founder and managing director at Insight Partners.
“At Aqua, we recognized from the start that this space requires a different approach to security and were the first to provide a full lifecycle solution, which all other vendors have been trying to imitate,” Davidoff said.