Cybersecurity Firm Dragos Nears 2 Billion Value After Funding

Cybersecurity startup Dragos Inc. has raised a $200 million funding round co-led by a BlackRock Inc. fund and Koch Industries Inc., an investment that gives the cybersecurity startup a nearly $2 billion valuation. Dragos focuses on the operational technology of industrial control systems, unlike traditional security systems that protect mainly computer networks. The startup works with companies that monitor oil […]

Dragos Raises 200m To Protect Industrial Customers From Cyberattacks

Hanover, Maryland-based Dragos, a cybersecurity company that detects and responds to threats in industrial controls systems, announced today that it raised $200 million in series D funding at a $1.7 billion post-money valuation. Dragos claims this marks the largest funding round and the highest valuation achieved by an operational technology (OT) cybersecurity company. The company plans […]

Dragos Series D Unicorn

Dragos has raised $200 million in Series D funding at a valuation of $1.7 billion. The investment, which Dragos says is also the largest funding round achieved by an industrial cybersecurity firm, was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies and BlackRock. The funds will be used to accelerate the company’s global expansion and support customers in key […]

Fabric raises $200M at a $1B+ valuation for robotics-based fulfillment tech to help e-commerce players compete with Amazon

Amazon continues to be the 800-pound gorilla in the room for companies in the retail sector. Today, a startup called Fabric, which is building technology to help those other retailers — big and small — compete more squarely against that muscle specifically in fulfillment with robotics technology, “micro-fulfillment” centers and last-mile operations, is announcing $200 million […]

Fabric joins unicorn club with $200 million Series C

Israeli retail technology startup Fabric announced on Tuesday that it has closed a $200 million Series C funding round at a company valuation of over $1 billion. The round was led by existing investor Temasek, with participation from Koch Disruptive Technologies, Union Tech Ventures, Harel Insurance & Finance, Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund […]

Fabric raises $200 million to fuel automated fulfillment for grocery and e-comm

Robots are all the rage this year. Over the summer, Instacart signed a multi-year deal with the startup Fabric to use its software. Now, Fabric has announced $200 million in fresh funding, valuing the company at $1+ billion, to support retailers with micro-fulfillment centers and robotics. Singapore’s Temasek led the Series C round, with participation from Koch Disruptive Technologies, […]

Understanding The Ultimate Drug: The Human Immune System

Biotechnology companies often stem from a single brilliant scientist’s laboratory breakthrough. This idea will typically be the anchor around which everything else revolves – research, collaborations, company building, and so on. If the concept is credible, it can attract millions of dollars in investments. And if the stars align, it could make it through years […]

Big-data processing chip startup Speedata exits stealth with $55M

Speedata, a startup that’s developing a specialized computer processor for data analytics workloads, exited stealth mode today as it closed on a $55 million funding round that brings its total amount raised to $70 million. Walden Catalyst Ventures, 83North and Koch Disruptive Technologies led the Series A round, together with participation from existing investors Pitango […]

Speedata’s chip for analytics workloads gets a $55M boost

Speedata, a semiconductor infrastructure company developing hardware accelerators for analytics and databases, today announced that it raised $55 million in a series A round led by Walden Catalyst Ventures, 83North, and Koch Disruptive Technologies, with participation from Pitango First, Viola Ventures, and individual investors. The company says that the new money will be used to […]