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Forgepoint Capital

Forgepoint Capital

ForgePoint Capital, formerly Trident Capital Cybersecurity, focuses on advancing the cybersecurity ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs, corporate and government customers, strategic partners, advisors, and executives to forge the next generation of cybersecurity companies that protect the digital world.

ForgePoint Capital, formerly known as Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC), is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies using emerging technologies in cybersecurity. ForgePoint is a spinout of Trident Capital, which was in cybersecurity venture capital investing, starting in 1998. 



Managing Directors Alberto Yepez, Don Dixon and Sean Cunningham co-lead the cybersecurity investment team and are on the Boards of Airtight Networks, AlienVault, Blue Cat, Hytrust, IronNet Cybersecurity, Mocana, and Qualys. ForgePoint has a Cybersecurity Advisory Council, including industry CEOs, customers, and former government officials. The three Managing Directors have invested in 36 cybersecurity companies of which 23 have been exited.



For more than three decades, the team at ForgePoint has focused on advancing the cybersecurity ecosystem by connecting entrepreneurs, corporate and government customers, strategic partners, advisors, and executives to forge the next generation of cybersecurity companies that protect the digital world.

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Ana Segovia

Operations and Administration



Andrew McClure

Principal



Donald R. Dixon

Co-Founder and Managing Director



Ernio Bio

Vice President



J. Alberto Yepez

Co-Founder and Managing Director



Lisa Lee

Chief Financial Officer



MJ Ramachandran

Senior Associate



Myrna Soto

Venture Advisor



Sean Cunningham

Managing Director



Teresa Woo

Operations and Administration



Will Lin

Partner



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Alex Wilhelm
February 19, 2020
TechCrunch
Earlier today TechCrunch covered the launch of a new, $450 million cybersecurity-focused fund, the second from venture group ForgePoint Capital. The new vehicle, inventively named Fund II, will mostly focus on early-stage companies in the cybersecurity space. The fund's timing is somewhat unsurprising. As we noted in our earlier coverage, the recent IPOs of Cloudflare [...]
Zack Whittaker
February 19, 2020
TechCrunch
ForgePoint Capital has formally announced its new $450 million fund, which it says is the largest fund dedicated to early stage cybersecurity and privacy startups. The fund, the firm's second -- which it aptly named Fund II -- will invest in both early stage and a number of other growth-focused companies. The aim is to [...]

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