Tech Company Financing Transactions

Expel Funding Round

Expel closed a $140.3 million Series E funding round on 11/19/2021. Investors included CapitalG, Paladin Capital Group and Cisco Investments.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series E

CapitalG (Lead Investor) (Gene Frantz)

Paladin Capital Group (Lead Investor) (Mourad Yesayan)

Cisco Investments

Greycroft Partners

Index Ventures (Shardul Shah)

March Capital Partners

Scale Venture Partners (Ariel Tseitlin)

Proceeds Purpose
Proceeds purposes were not disclosed.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
12950 Worldgate Dr. 200
Herndon, VA 20170
Email Address
Expel provides transparent managed security, on-prem and in the cloud. It's the antidote for companies trapped in failed relationships with their managed security service provider (MSSP) and those looking to avoid the frustration of working with one in the first place.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
David Merkel
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Chief Information Officer
Bruce Potter
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Chief Marketing Officer
Michael Evans
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Chief Operating Officer
Yanek Korff
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Chief Technical Officer
Matthew Peters
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Vice President
Amy Rossi
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VP - Bus. Development
Justin Bajko
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VP - Sales
Denise Hayman
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