Tech Company Financing Transactions

Palo Alto Networks Funding Round

Globespan Capital Partners, Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital invested in a $18 million Series B funding round for Palo Alto Networks. The round closed on 6/25/2007.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Globespan Capital Partners (Lead Investor) (Venky Ganesan)

Greylock Partners (Asheem Chandna)

Sequoia Capital (James Goetz)

Proceeds Purpose
The new funds bring total financing in the company to $28 million and will be used to expand sales, marketing and engineering initiatives.

Company Information

Company Status
Mailing Address
3000 Tannery Way
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Email Address
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) enables visibility into--and policy-based control over--applications running on enterprise networks.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Mark McLaughlin
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Chief Executive Officer
Nikesh Arora
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Chief Marketing Officer
René Bonvanie
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Chief Technical Officer
Nir Zuk
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Mark Anderson
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VP - General Counsel
Jeff True
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VP - Product Management
Lee Klarich
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