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Evolution Equity Partners

Evolution Equity Partners

A venture capital firm in New York that focuses on cyber-security, enterprise software and consumer related opportunities.

Evolution Equity Partners is a venture capital firm in New York that focuses on cyber-security, enterprise software and consumer related opportunities. Founded 2008 in New York, United States by Dennis Smith and Richard Seewald, it invests in early stage ventures and late stage ventures. Its portfolio companies include Awake Security, zecOps, TrueFort, SecurityScorecard, SCYTHE, DefinedCrowd, Panaseer, Onapsis, and Zoom.ai. As of April 2020, Evolution Equity Partners has made 25 investments. Their most recent investment was on April 15, 2020, when Awake Security raised $36M. Evolution Equity Partners has had four exits, the most notable of which include OpenDNS, Fortscale, and Carbon Black. Evolution Equity Partners has raised a single venture fund, Evolution Technology Fund. This fund was announced on July 17, 2017 and raised a total of $125M.

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Bernhard Vogeli

Partner & Head of Operations

Dennis Smith

General Partner

Karel Obluk

General Partner

Richard Seewald

Founder and Managing Partner

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SCYTHE

SecurityScorecard

TrueFort

zecOps

zecOps

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FinSMEs
May 13, 2021
FinSMEs
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Evolution Equity Partners
December 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Evolution Equity Partners expands cybersecurity investment platform in 2020 as a leading investor in the segment. The firm grows its capital...
Ingrid Lunden
July 23, 2020
TechCrunch
The wider field of cyber security -- not just defending networks, but identifying fraudulent activity -- has seen a big boost in activity in the last few months, and that's no surprise. The global health pandemic has led to more interactions and transactions moving online, and the contractions we're feeling across the economy and society [...]

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