Cloud security startup Wiz reaches $100M ARR in just 18 months

Sentra raises $30M to provide a security layer for data in the cloud

The move to the cloud, accelerated by the pandemic, continues unabated. By 2025, Gartner estimates that over 95% of new digital workloads will be deployed on cloud-native platforms, up from 30% in 2021. The motivation is convenience partly — cloud platforms can be accessed from anywhere, ideal for the remote or hybrid workforce. But it’s […]

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Group of security companies launches open source project to ease data sharing

Vaultree raises $12.8M to let companies more easily work with encrypted data

Several years ago, on a dairy farm in the small Irish village of Dundrum, four technologists — Maxim Dressler, Ryan Lasmaili, Shaun Mc Brearty and Tilo Weigandt — brainstormed solutions for what they saw as a fundamental problem in data security: unencrypted text files. According to a 2016 survey commissioned by CyberArk, 40% of organizations […]

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Goldsky raises $20M to bring real-time, on-chain data to crypto companies

Goldsky raises $20M to bring real-time, on-chain data to crypto companies

Despite well-known volatility in the crypto market, crypto startups building infrastructure to support the industry’s long-term growth have seemed to fare better than their peers. This is especially true for data, a universally necessary input for web3 companies, with crypto data firms like Messari reportedly fundraising amid a down market. Goldsky, a data infrastructure company […]

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Equalum lands new capital to help companies build data pipelines

Equalum lands new capital to help companies build data pipelines

The pandemic prompted countless companies to migrate to the cloud. By 2025, driven partly by the need for digital services, 85% of enterprises will have a cloud-first principle, according to Gartner. But the transition isn’t always easy. In a recent MuleSoft survey, 84% of organizations said that data and app integration challenges were hindering their […]

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Strac plugs into Slack, OneDrive and more to automatically redact sensitive info

Strac plugs into Slack, OneDrive and more to automatically redact sensitive info

Increasingly, absent a federal framework, U.S. states are passing privacy and security laws aimed at protecting people’s data. The California Consumer Privacy Act is perhaps the best known, followed by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, the New York Privacy Act and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act. While the laws are a step in […]

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This Week in Apps: French developers sue Apple, time spent in apps grows, Instagram adds NFTs

This Week in Apps: Elon wants out, TikTok’s content ratings, a new milestone for subscription revenue

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in the first half of 2022, up only slightly from the $64.4 billion during the same period in 2021, as hypergrowth fueled by […]

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Snowplow secures fresh cash to capture and create behavioral data

Snowplow secures fresh cash to capture and create behavioral data

Snowplow, a platform designed to create data for AI and business intelligence applications, today announced that it raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by NEA, Snowplow investors, Atlantic Bridge and MMC. Co-founder and CEO Alex Dean said that the new cash will enable Snowplow to grow its team, establish a second […]

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Opaque Systems secures cash to keep data private while enabling collaboration

Reco raises $30M to prevent sensitive data leaks

Reco (also known as RecoLabs), a company using AI to map a company’s data sharing, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series A round co-led by Insight Partners and Zeev Ventures with participation from BoldStart, Angular Ventures, Jibe Ventures, CrewCapital and Cyber Club London. CEO Ofer Klein said the proceeds will to […]

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The market for synthetic data is bigger than you think

The market for synthetic data is bigger than you think

To understand what’s happening, but also what’s coming if synthetic data does get more broadly adopted, we talked to various CEOs and VCs over the last few months.

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