Shape Security

Shape Security

Shape Security is a Mountain View, California-based company.

Shape Security is a security company in Mountain View, California. It helps apps and websites change their source code constantly, to prevent automated attacks. Among other fields, it is involved in the healthcare industry.After a Series A funding round, in February 2014, the company raised $40 million in Series C funding from Norwest Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures, and prior investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Venrock, Google Ventures, TomorrowVentures and Allegis Capital. CNBC named it #23 on a list of 50 disruptor companies of 2014.

Key people

Cofounders include Derek Smith, Justin Call, and Sumit Agarwal. Smith became CEO, Call became VP of R&D, Agarwal became COO, Shuman Ghosemajumder is chief technology officer (CTO). Ray Rothrock is a board-member, as well as Ted Schlein and Gaurav Garg.

Timeline

September 12, 2019

Series F

Anti-fraud startup Shape Security has tipped over the $1 billion valuation mark following its latest Series F round of $51 million.

November 1, 2018

Shape Security raises $26M in Series E round to drive global expansion.

Shape Security, a fraud-fighting cybersecurity company, has closed a $26 million round of Series E funding.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Shape Security funding round, November 2018
26,000,000
November 2018
Norwest Venture Partners
Shape Security funding round, September 2019
51,000,000
September 2019
C5 Capital
Shape Security Series A round July 2012
Series A round
6,000,000
July 2012
TomorrowVentures
Shape Security Series B round January 2013
Series B round
20,000,000
January 2013
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Shape Security Series A round April 2012
Series A round
6,000,000
April 2012
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Shape Security Series C round February 2014
Series C round
40,000,000
February 2014
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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Role
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Brad Holden

Investor

Chad Benjamin Potter

Employee

Chris Burke

Investor

David Carter

Investor

Gaurav Garg

Investor

Gokul Rajaram

Investor

Jamie Moore

Employee

Jeff Campbell

Employee

Karim Faris

Investor

Michelle Marshall

Employee

Peter Wagner

Investor

Ramsey Homsany

Investor

Rob Goldman

Investor

Sumit Agarwal

Founder

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News

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Ron Miller
December 20, 2019
TechCrunch
F5 got an expensive holiday present today, snagging startup Shape Security for approximately $1 billion. What the networking company gets with a shiny red ribbon is a security product that helps stop automated attacks like credential stuffing. In an article earlier this year, Shape CTO Shuman Ghosemajumder explained what the company does: "We're an enterprise-focused [...]
Zack Whittaker
September 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Anti-fraud startup Shape Security has tipped over the $1 billion valuation mark following its latest Series F round of $51 million. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company announced the fundraise Thursday, bringing the total amount of outside investment to $183 million since the company debuted in 2011. C5 Capital led the round, along with several other [...]
Zack Whittaker
September 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Anti-fraud startup Shape Security has tipped over the $1 billion valuation mark following its latest Series F round of $51 million. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company announced the fundraise Thursday, bringing the total amount of outside investment to $183 million since the company debuted in 2011. C5 Capital led the round, along with several other [...]
Ron Miller
May 7, 2019
TechCrunch
Shape Security has been helping big companies stay safe from fraudulent activities like password reuse and bot traffic on their publicly facing websites and apps. The company now wants to help smaller companies have that same type of protection, and today it announced a new cloud service called Connect aimed at that market. "We're an [...]
Zack Whittaker
November 1, 2018
TechCrunch
Shape Security, a fraud-fighting cybersecurity company, has closed a $26 million round of Series E funding. This will be the fifth round of funding -- more than $130 million -- since the Mountain View, Calif.-based company was founded in 2011. This latest round was led by Norwest Venture Partners, Kl...

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