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Menlo Security

Menlo Security

Menlo Security is a cloud-based internet isolation to prevent cyber attacks founded in 2013 by Amir Ben-Efraim, Gautam Altekar and Poornima DeBolle.

Overview

Founded initially in 2013 in Palo Alto, California, Menlo Security is now a Mountain View, California-based company providing cloud-based internet isolation for cybersecurity threats. The company was founded by Poornima DeBolle, Gautam Altekar, and Amir Ben-Efraim, the former vice president of cloud security at Juniper Networks, where he helped develop its virtualized data center, public clouds, and private clouds.

Flagship Product

Menlo Security offers numerous products as solutions for enterprise businesses. Menlo states that its cybersecurity approach is that threats should be isolated away from end-points and business networks to eliminate phishing, web malware, and reduce theft of credentials.

Isolation Core

Isolation CoreTM is the flagship product developed by Menlo Security. It is a cloud-based platform for isolating users to web browse on remote servers. The isolation on remote servers enables Menlo to prevent attacks from ever reaching physical devices. Menlo

Awards

Menlo Security has received multiple awards since its inception in 2013, including awards from Forbes and Gartner.

  • Tech Laureates 2020 Cybersecurity Award Winner
  • Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020
  • CRN: 2018 Security 100
  • Menlo Security named SINET Cybersecurity Innovator 2017
  • Menlo Security named as a 2017 Cool Vendor in Security for Midsize Enterprises by Gartner
  • American Business Awards: Two Bronze Stevies
  • CRN: 2017 Security 100
  • JPMorgan Chase Recognizes Menlo Security with Hall of Innovation Award
  • Menlo Security Named SINET Cybersecurity Innovator
  • Information Week's 10 Innovative Network Security Startups
  • Interop Japan 2016 Grand Prize Winner
  • 2016 Red Herring Winner
  • MIT Innovation Showcase 2016 Top 10 Finalist
  • TiEcon 2016
  • Finalist in RSA Most Innovative Startup Contest
  • Startup50
  • Menlo Security named Forbes' Hottest Cybersecurity Startup in 2015.
  • CRN: 2016 Security 100
  • Menlo Security named Gold Startup of the Year Winner of 2016 Global Excellence Awards by Info Security Products Guide
  • The Hottest Startups of 2015 by Forbes

Timeline

November 17, 2020
Menlo Security and Smartworld announce partnership in the Middle East
November 12, 2020
Menlo Security announces $100M Series E on $800M valuation

Menlo Security, a malware and phishing prevention startup, announced a $100 million Series E today on an $800 million valuation. The round was led by Vista Equity Partners with help from Neuberger Berman, General Catalyst, JP Morgan, and other unnamed existing investors.

November 2020
Menlo Security raises a $100,000,000 series E round from General Catalyst, JP Morgan Securities, Neuberger Berman and Vista Equity Partners.
July 9, 2019
Menlo Security Inc.'s $75 million late-stage funding round announced today once again illustrates the premium that enterprises are willing to pay to keep their data secure.

Today's Series D round was led by JP Morgan Asset Management, with participation from existing investors General Catalyst, Sutter Hill Ventures, Osage University Partners, American Express Ventures, HSBC.

July 2019
Menlo Security raises a $75,000,000 series D round from American Express Ventures, Engineering Capital, General Catalyst, HSBC, J.P. Morgan Asset and Wealth Management, Osage University Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.
December 2017
Menlo Security raises a $40,000,000 series C round from American Express Ventures, Engineering Capital, Ericsson Ventures, General Catalyst, HSBC, Osage University Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.
June 2015
Menlo Security raises a $35,000,000 series B round from Engineering Capital, General Catalyst, JPMorgan Chase, Osage University Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures.
November 2014
Menlo Security raises a $10,500,000 series A round from General Catalyst and Osage University Partners.

Funding Rounds

Patents

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Menlo Security as a Growth and Innovation Leader in the Asia-Pacific Web Security Market

Frost & Sullivan

Web

November 23, 2020

How Menlo Security Channel Partners Doubled Quarter-Over-Quarter Pipeline Growth in Under One Year, PartnerOn Journal

Partner on Journal

Web

June 9, 2020

Menlo Security, Internet Isolation separates users from the public web

Web

September 10, 2019

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Frost & Sullivan
November 23, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan has identified Menlo Security as a growth and innovation leader in the Frost RadarTM: Asia-Pacific Web Security Market, 2020....
Jim Davis
November 16, 2020
Business Insider
Menlo Security's new funds will be used to expand go-to-market activities, and provide increased investment in engineering.
AlleyWatch
November 15, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Ron Miller
November 12, 2020
TechCrunch
Menlo Security, a malware and phishing prevention startup, announced a $100 million Series E today on an $800 million valuation. The round was led by Vista Equity Partners with help from Neuberger Berman, General Catalyst, JP Morgan and other unnamed existing investors. The company has now raised approximately $250 million. CEO and co-founder Amir Ben-Efraim [...]
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November 12, 2020
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