Corelight Secures $150 Million in Series E

by Kay Aloha Villamor in May 1st, 2024

Corelight, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of open network detection and response (NDR) solutions, has secured $150 million in Series E funding. 


The round was led by its initial investor, Accel, along with strategic investments from Cisco Investments and CrowdStrike Falcon Fund. 

Founded in 1983, Accel is a seed and growth-stage venture capital firm supporting a global community of entrepreneurs. It prefers to invest in early-stage companies operating in various sectors including cloud, software as a service (SaaS), consumer, enterprise, information technology, healthcare, fintech, security, media, and business products & services. The firm has additional offices in San Francisco, London, and Bangalore. 

Corelight Use of Funds 

This investment will fuel its AI-driven security innovation, cloud-native capabilities, and partnerships with leading cybersecurity platforms to empower SOC analysts and incident response teams. 

About Corelight 

Founded in 2013, Corelight is an open-core security company that provides an open network detection and response platform. The company transforms network and cloud activity into evidence that security teams use to proactively hunt for threats, accelerate response to incidents, gain complete network visibility, and create powerful analytics. Based in San Francisco, California, its global customers include Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, and large universities. 

Funding Details 

Company: Corelight, Inc. 

Raised: $150.0M 

Round: Series E 

Funding Month: April 2024 

Lead Investors: Accel 

Additional Investors: Cisco Investments, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund 

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Software Category: Network Detection and Rresponse (NDR) Solution  


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