Tech Company Financing Transactions

Area 1 Security Funding Round

Area 1 Security closed a $15 million Series B funding round on 10/14/2015. Investors included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Rally Ventures and Allegis Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (Lead Investor) (Ted Schlein)

Rally Ventures (Lead Investor) (Joseph Horowitz)

Allegis Capital

Cowboy Ventures

Data Collective

private investors (Derek Smith)

private investors (Ray Rothrock)

Proceeds Purpose
Area 1 Security will use the capital to advance product development and marketing efforts and expand the company's proprietary technology, which identifies and disrupts the delivery of malicious phishing and other targeted social engineering attacks in the wild.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
142 Stambaugh St.
Redwood City, CA 94063
Email Address
Area 1 actively identifies and prevents advanced socially engineered attacks before they impact your enterprise.
Area 1 Security LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Oren Falkowitz
  Oren Falkowitz LinkedIn Profile  Oren Falkowitz Twitter Account  Oren Falkowitz News  Oren Falkowitz on Facebook
Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Sweeney
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Chief Scientific Officer
Blake Darché
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Chief Technical Officer
Philip Syme
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VP - Engineering
Paul East
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VP - Product Management
Shalabh Mohan
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VP - Sales
Hussain Al-Shorafa
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