CrowdStrike is a security company based in Irvine, California that has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Accel Partners. Sameer Gandhi of Accel Partners is joining CrowdStrike’s board of directors. Warburg Pincus also participated in this round. CrowdStrike plans on using the funding for further innovating in big data analytics and security intelligence.
“The completion of our funding is perfectly timed to meet growing demand for targeted attack detection, prevention, and monitoring,” stated CrowdStrike president, CEO, and co-founder George Kurtz. “Accel Partners has a thorough understanding of the big data sector and has displayed continued commitment to the market with their big data fund. We’re looking forward to deep collaboration with Accel Partners and Warburg Pincus as we work together to combat the proliferation of advanced attacks and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.”
CrowdStrike helps their customers proactively respond to advanced threats and gain insight on all activities across the enterprise. CrowdStrike’s Global Intelligence Team tracks over 40 actors around the world, including state-sponsored adversaries that originate in China, Russia, North Korea, Pakistan, Iran, and India.