Cequence Security Raises $60 Million in Series C  

by Kay Aloha Villamor in December 17th, 2021

Cequence Security, a Sunnyvale, California-based leader in API security, announced it has closed $60 million in Series C funding led by new investor Menlo Ventures. 

Additional participation comes from new investors ICON Ventures, Telstra Ventures, and HarbourVest Partners. Existing investors Shasta Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, and T-Mobile Ventures also participated in this funding round. 

The latest round of funding brings total investment in the company to $100 million. The funding will support new enhancements to Cequence’s API security solutions and the expansion of its product offerings. It will also help the company break into new regions in the United States and Europe, as well as new markets in Asia and Australia.

Company: Cequence Security, Inc.

Raised: $60.0M

Round: Series C

Funding Month: December 2021

Lead Investors: Menlo Ventures

Additional Investors: ICON Ventures, Telstra Ventures, HarbourVest Partners, Shasta Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, and T-Mobile Ventures

Company Website: https://www.cequence.ai/

Software Category: API security platform

About the Company: Cequence Security is a venture-backed cybersecurity software company founded in 2015 and based in Sunnyvale, CA. Its mission is to transform application security by consolidating multiple security functions into an open, AI-powered software platform that protects customers’ APIs and web-based applications from automated bot attacks and vulnerability exploits. Organizations trust Cequence Security to protect their APIs and web applications with the most effective and adaptive defense against online fraud, business logic attacks, exploits, and unintended data leakage; which enables them to remain resilient in today’s ever-changing business and threat landscape. Cequence is the only API Security Platform offering that unifies API discovery, inventory tracking, risk analysis, and remediation with proven, real-time threat protection against ever-evolving online attacks.

Source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211215005012/en/Cequence-Security-Raises-60M-in-Series-C-Funding-to-Meet-Surging-Demand-for-its-Innovative-API-Security-Platform



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