HackerOne, a San Francisco, California-based world’s most trusted hacker-powered security platform, announced that it raised $49 million in a Series E funding round that hails its position as the category leader, brings total investment to date to nearly $160 million
The round was led by investment firm GP Bullhound, existing investors, including Benchmark, NEA, Dragoneer Investment Group, and Valor Equity Partners, also participated in the round.
The company plans to use the funding to invest in research and development and expand go-to-market activities.
Company: HackerOne Inc.
Round: Series E
Funding Month: January 2022
Lead Investors: GP Bullhound
Additional Investors: Benchmark, NEA, Dragoneer Investment Group, and Valor Equity Partners
Company Website: https://www.hackerone.com/
Software Category: hacker-powered security platform
About the Company: HackerOne empowers the world to build a safer internet. As the world’s most trusted hacker-powered security platform, HackerOne gives organizations access to the largest community of hackers on the planet. Armed with the most robust database of vulnerability trends and industry benchmarks, the hacker community mitigates cyber risk by searching, finding, and safely reporting real-world security weaknesses for organizations across all industries and attack surfaces. Customers include The U.S. Department of Defense, Dropbox, General Motors, GitHub, Goldman Sachs, Google, Hyatt, Microsoft, Singapore’s Ministry of Defense, Nintendo, PayPal, Slack, Starbucks, Twitter, and Yahoo. HackerOne was ranked fifth on the Fast Company World’s Most Innovative Companies list for 2020.