Evolution Equity Partners

Evolution Equity Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage and growth stage investments. The firm seeks to invest in technology with a focus on information security, cybersecurity, enterprise software, consumer/enterprise crossover sectors, and in companies utilizing machine learning, big data, SaaS, mobile and the convergence of consumer and enterprise software to build platforms. It prefers to invest in North America with a focus on United States, Europe, and Israel. The firm prefers to exit its investments within three to five years through sale or an initial public offering. Evolution Equity Partners is based in New York City, New York with an additional office in Zurich, Switzerland.

Sylwia Hadaj

Principal

Karel Obluk

Partner

Stephan Riesen

CFO

Richard Seewald

Founder and Managing Partner

Dennis Smith

Founder and Managing Partner

JS

JR Smith

Partner

Karthik Subramanian

Partner

Bernhard Vögeli

Partner and COO

49 past transactions

Elliptic Enterprises Limited operates a platform to acquire, use, and store bitcoin and other digital currencies. It provides Elliptic Vault, a storage service for bitcoins; and engages in digital currency lobbying, education, and advocacy for the benefit of various users and businesses. Elliptic Enterprises Limited was incorporated in 2013 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Quantexa Limited

Series D in 2021
Quantexa is an information technology company that specializes in the fields of analytics, data science, and big data. Quantexa enables companies and institutions to make better decisions from their data. Quantexa’s technology uses real-time entity resolution with network analytics and AI to knit together vast and disparate data sets and drive actionable intelligence. Led by a team of experts in advanced analytics and data-focused solutions, Quantexa is operating globally with offices in the UK, Brussels, New York, Boston, and Sydney.

Satori Cyber

Series A in 2021
Satori Cyber Ltd. owns and operates a cyber security platform that secures data flows in enterprise databases in cloud and hybrid environments. The company through its platform offers continuous visibility and mapping for data flows and data stores, activity based discovery and classification of data in real-time, data security through granular, field-level data access controls and anomaly detection, compliance through continuous monitoring and enforcement of data privacy policies, integration into any cloud or hybrid environment without impacting existing user and application access. Satori Cyber Ltd. was founded in 2019 and is based in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.

TrueFort

Series B in 2021
TrueFort Fortress is a comprehensive, real-time cloud and application workload protection solution that secures the largest, most targeted and most dynamic, part of the enterprise attack surface … its application environment. It leverages telemetry from your existing agents and delivers more value than point or infrastructure-focused solutions. Best of all, it is a single console, policy, and reporting system from which to measure, control and immediately improve your risk posture.

SecurityScorecard

Series E in 2021
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

Fortscale Security, Inc.

Series B in 2017
Fortscale Security, Inc. designs and develops security software. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Panaseer

Seed Round in 2017
Panaseer is the first Continuous Controls Monitoring platform for enterprise cybersecurity. Our platform shows you every asset, application, user and data set across your IT estate in real-time. This identifies gaps in controls coverage, aligns security with framework standards and substantiates regulatory compliance. Our automated reports significantly reduce reporting time and tailor insights to stakeholders at every level, enhancing decision-making from the boardroom to the analyst. These reports can also be mapped to the organisation’s structure, so you can prioritise risk based on impact to the business. Enterprise security leaders around the world trust our platform to help them make better security decisions.

SCYTHE

Seed Round in 2018
Scythe INC. designs and develops a platform that allows organizations to build and emulate combinations of adversarial campaign to test an organization’s security controls with granularity. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

Solidus Labs

Series B in 2022
Solidus Labs, Inc. develops a market surveillance and compliance software that detects, addresses, investigates, and reports market manipulations in digital asset trading. The company's software utilizes machine learning and offers case management, alerting, multi-layered customizability, and regulatory reporting services. It caters to digital asset broker dealers, market makers, hedge funds, and centralized and decentralized exchanges. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in New York City, New York.

Cognitive Security

Series A in 2011
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Arqit

Funding Round in 2018
Arqit Limited develops and offers quantum key distribution network. The company uses the quantum properties of photons to create unique keys that can be shared between two parties in laser transmissions from a satellite. Arqit Limited was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Panaseer

Series A in 2018
Panaseer is the first Continuous Controls Monitoring platform for enterprise cybersecurity. Our platform shows you every asset, application, user and data set across your IT estate in real-time. This identifies gaps in controls coverage, aligns security with framework standards and substantiates regulatory compliance. Our automated reports significantly reduce reporting time and tailor insights to stakeholders at every level, enhancing decision-making from the boardroom to the analyst. These reports can also be mapped to the organisation’s structure, so you can prioritise risk based on impact to the business. Enterprise security leaders around the world trust our platform to help them make better security decisions.

CybSafe

Series B in 2022
Cybsafe Limited develops an application which provides information about cyber security. The software educates employs through structured modules, containing thought provoking content which is designed to optimize behavioral change. Its features include engaging content, updated modules, detailed analytics and reporting, and quick and easy implementation. Cybsafe Limited was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

SecurityScorecard

Series A in 2015
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

SecurityScorecard

Seed Round in 2014
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

LogPoint A/S

Series B in 2017
LogPoint is EAL 3+ certified and the solution is tailored to solve the specific security management challenges of your business - whether the goal is compliance, forensics or operational insight.

Talon Cyber Security

Seed Round in 2022
Talon Cyber Security is a provider of cybersecurity solutions for the distributed workforce. A next-generation solution designed to protect against a new category of threats posed by distributed work, Talon enables workforce productivity and flexibility alongside rock-solid cybersecurity. Talon’s founders include proven entrepreneurs and former leaders of Unit 8200, Israel’s elite military technology and intelligence unit.

ZecOps, Inc.

Pre Seed Round in 2018
ZecOps is a cybersecurity automation company that finds attackers' mistakes to discover the course of action and objectives of the entire campaign, burn the threat actors exploits and persistence mechanisms, and increase the attacker's campaign costs. The company develops solutions for servers, endpoints, mobile devices, and custom devices.

Carbon Black, Inc.

Series F in 2015
Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK) is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black serves more than 4,300 customers globally, including 35 of the Fortune 100. As a cybersecurity innovator, Carbon Black has pioneered multiple endpoint security categories, including application control, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and next-generation antivirus (NGAV). Leveraging its big data and analytics cloud platform – the Cb Predictive Security Cloud – Carbon Black solutions enable customers to defend against the most advanced cyber threats, including malware, ransomware, and non-malware attacks. Deployed via the cloud, on premise or as a managed service, customers use Carbon Black solutions to lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and replace legacy antivirus.

Quantexa Limited

Series C in 2020
Quantexa is an information technology company that specializes in the fields of analytics, data science, and big data. Quantexa enables companies and institutions to make better decisions from their data. Quantexa’s technology uses real-time entity resolution with network analytics and AI to knit together vast and disparate data sets and drive actionable intelligence. Led by a team of experts in advanced analytics and data-focused solutions, Quantexa is operating globally with offices in the UK, Brussels, New York, Boston, and Sydney.

Solidus Labs

Series A in 2021
Solidus Labs, Inc. develops a market surveillance and compliance software that detects, addresses, investigates, and reports market manipulations in digital asset trading. The company's software utilizes machine learning and offers case management, alerting, multi-layered customizability, and regulatory reporting services. It caters to digital asset broker dealers, market makers, hedge funds, and centralized and decentralized exchanges. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in New York City, New York.

Panaseer

Series B in 2021
Panaseer is the first Continuous Controls Monitoring platform for enterprise cybersecurity. Our platform shows you every asset, application, user and data set across your IT estate in real-time. This identifies gaps in controls coverage, aligns security with framework standards and substantiates regulatory compliance. Our automated reports significantly reduce reporting time and tailor insights to stakeholders at every level, enhancing decision-making from the boardroom to the analyst. These reports can also be mapped to the organisation’s structure, so you can prioritise risk based on impact to the business. Enterprise security leaders around the world trust our platform to help them make better security decisions.

SecurityScorecard

Series B in 2016
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

ZecOps, Inc.

Seed Round in 2019
ZecOps is a cybersecurity automation company that finds attackers' mistakes to discover the course of action and objectives of the entire campaign, burn the threat actors exploits and persistence mechanisms, and increase the attacker's campaign costs. The company develops solutions for servers, endpoints, mobile devices, and custom devices.

Pcysys Ltd.

Series C in 2022
Pcysys provides an automated penetration-testing platform that assesses and reduces corporate cybersecurity risks. By applying the Hacker’s perspective, the software identifies, analyzes, and remediates cyber defense vulnerabilities. Security officers and service providers use Pcysys to perform continuous machine-based penetration tests and improve their immunity against cyberattacks across their organizational networks.
Morphisec delivers an entirely new level of innovation with its Moving Target Defense-powered proactive endpoint protection platform to create a zero-trust execution environment for your applications. This proactively creates a prevent-first posture against the most advanced threats to the enterprise, including APTs, file-based malware, zero-days, ransomware, fileless attacks, and web-borne exploits. This complete endpoint security solution easily deploys into a company’s existing security infrastructure to form a simple, highly effective, cost-efficient technology stack that is truly disruptive to today’s existing cybersecurity model.

NeuraLegion Ltd.

Series A in 2022
NeuraLegion Ltd. designs and develops security software for applications. It offers NexDAST for dynamic application security testing, and NexPLOIT to integrate application security into the software development life cycle (SDLC). The company provides security consulting and mobile application security testing services. It serves financial services, healthcare, and government industries. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. It has additional offices in London, United Kingdom; San Francisco, California; and Mostar, Bosnia.

Beyond Identity

Series C in 2022
Beyond Identity's mission is to empower the next generation of secure digital business by replacing passwords with fundamentally secure X.509-based certificates. This patent-pending approach creates an extended Chain of Trust that includes user and device identity and a real-time snapshot of the device’s security posture for adaptive risk-based authentication and authorization. Beyond Identity’s cloud-native solution enables customers to increase business velocity, implement new business models, reduce operating costs, and achieve complete passwordless identity management.

BluBracket, Inc.

Series A in 2021
BluBracket secures today’s most valuable and vulnerable enterprise asset—code. Founded by security veterans and backed by leaders in venture capital, BluBracket is the first comprehensive enterprise security solution for code in a software-driven world. Companies using BluBracket will be able to discover and secure their code environments while maintaining the innovation and speed they need to compete. BluBracket delivers security at the speed of code.

SecurityScorecard

Series C in 2017
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

Zoom.ai

Seed Round in 2018
Zoom.ai Inc. develops an artificial intelligence based automated virtual assistant. The software ties into a user’s data, learns the user’s preferences, and assists with meeting scheduling and briefings, warm introductions, reminders, unified search, building corporate FAQ , and logistics scheduling. The product respond to users through messaging platforms, such as slack, skype, facebook messenger, google hangouts, sms/text, and group me. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

DefinedCrowd Corporation

Series A in 2018
DefinedCrowd develops a Crowd-as-a-Service intelligent data platform intended to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling. The company's platform combines machine learning and data science with crowd-sourcing to help companies to easily manage their global data collection and data enrichment efforts, enabling enterprises to improve quality, scalability and time-to-market for their artificial intelligence and natural language processing applications.

eperi GmbH

Seed Round in 2017
eperi GmbH is a leading provider of Cloud Data Protection (CDP) solutions with 15 years of experience in data encryption for databases, (SaaS) applications and files. The German IT company’s headquarters are located in Greater Frankfurt, Germany. The company is managed by company founder and CEO Elmar Eperiesi-Beck, who owns the majority of the company. Since 2014, the Swiss investor network b-to-v has held a minority stake in the company, while Evolution Equity Partners (the former founders of AVG) has held an additional minority stake since 2016.

DICE

Series B in 2019
DICE is built for fans and has grown from being a tiny six person company in London to an eighty person (and growing) company that is launching in every major city in the world. DICE has become the leading platform to discover and buy tickets for live experiences. In London alone, over 60% of under 30s have DICE, and while it's a beautiful app it's platform that gets smarter with each interaction and uses context neural networks to constantly update its recommendation engines. Heads up, one fan went to 298 DICE shows in 2017.

DFLabs

Series A in 2018
DFLabs is a recognized global leader in security automation and orchestration technology. The company’s management team has helped shape the cyber security industry, which includes co-editing several industry standards such as ISO 27043 and ISO 30121. Its flagship product, IncMan, has been adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations worldwide. DFLabs has operations in Europe, North America, and EMEA. For more information, visit www.dflabs.com or connect with us on Twitter @DFLabs.

SecurityScorecard

Series D in 2019
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their externally facing digital footprint. SecurityScorecard is the only provider of instant risk ratings that automatically map to vendor cybersecurity questionnaire responses - providing a true 360-degree view of risk. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors.

DFLabs

Series A in 2016
DFLabs is a recognized global leader in security automation and orchestration technology. The company’s management team has helped shape the cyber security industry, which includes co-editing several industry standards such as ISO 27043 and ISO 30121. Its flagship product, IncMan, has been adopted by Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations worldwide. DFLabs has operations in Europe, North America, and EMEA. For more information, visit www.dflabs.com or connect with us on Twitter @DFLabs.

Unbound Tech

Series B in 2020
Unbound allows you to work with secrets without ever exposing them, ensuring your most precious digital assets are safe – anytime, anywhere. Control, manage and protect keys from across all sites and workloads from a single pane of glass. Unbound from security, privacy and compliance restrictions, previously out of reach digital services can now be built with unprecedented speed and scale. Integrate a virtual secure enclave directly into any app to enable secure transactions from insecure devices.

CounterCraft

Seed Round in 2020
CounterCraft SL develops security solutions for designing, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining counter-intelligence campaigns in the digital realms. It offers tools that manipulate adversaries and generate useable intelligence. The company’s security solutions uses deception techniques and tools to detect, study, and manipulate adversaries. Its tools allow users to design and build a campaign to generate the deception story; automate deployment; and manage campaigns. The company also provides analysis tools and enrichment APIs to cooperate with other intelligence sources; and delivers intelligence reports generated from an organization's own data and enriched with internal and external sources. It serves Fortune Global 2000 clients in the financial, retail, and energy sector, as well as the government. CounterCraft SL was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in San Sebastian, Spain with additional offices in London, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain.

Onapsis

Series B in 2015
Onapsis provides cybersecurity and compliance solutions for cloud and on-premise ERP and business-critical applications. Its solutions include the Onapsis Security Platform, a widely-used SAP-certified cyber-security solution in the market. Unlike generic security products, Onapsis’ context-aware solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Onapsis has offices in Heidelberg, Germany, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Awake Security

Series C in 2020
Awake Security is the only advanced network traffic analysis company that delivers a privacy-aware solution capable of detecting and visualizing behavioral, mal-intent and compliance incidents with full forensics context. Powered by Ava, Awake’s security expert system, the Awake Security Platform combines federated machine learning, threat intelligence and human expertise. The platform analyzes billions of communications to autonomously discover, profile and classify every device, user and application on any network. Through automated hunting and investigation, Awake uncovers malicious intent from insiders and external attackers alike. The company is ranked #1 for time to value because of its frictionless approach that delivers answers rather than alerts.

TrueFort

Series A in 2019
TrueFort Fortress is a comprehensive, real-time cloud and application workload protection solution that secures the largest, most targeted and most dynamic, part of the enterprise attack surface … its application environment. It leverages telemetry from your existing agents and delivers more value than point or infrastructure-focused solutions. Best of all, it is a single console, policy, and reporting system from which to measure, control and immediately improve your risk posture.

CounterCraft

Seed Round in 2018
CounterCraft SL develops security solutions for designing, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining counter-intelligence campaigns in the digital realms. It offers tools that manipulate adversaries and generate useable intelligence. The company’s security solutions uses deception techniques and tools to detect, study, and manipulate adversaries. Its tools allow users to design and build a campaign to generate the deception story; automate deployment; and manage campaigns. The company also provides analysis tools and enrichment APIs to cooperate with other intelligence sources; and delivers intelligence reports generated from an organization's own data and enriched with internal and external sources. It serves Fortune Global 2000 clients in the financial, retail, and energy sector, as well as the government. CounterCraft SL was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in San Sebastian, Spain with additional offices in London, United Kingdom and Madrid, Spain.

DICE

Series A in 2016
DICE is built for fans and has grown from being a tiny six person company in London to an eighty person (and growing) company that is launching in every major city in the world. DICE has become the leading platform to discover and buy tickets for live experiences. In London alone, over 60% of under 30s have DICE, and while it's a beautiful app it's platform that gets smarter with each interaction and uses context neural networks to constantly update its recommendation engines. Heads up, one fan went to 298 DICE shows in 2017.

OpenDNS, Inc.

Series C in 2014
OpenDNS is a provider of Internet security and Domain Name System services for homes and businesses. It also provides internet wide security network for web content filtering, anti phishing, Domain Name System infrastructure, and navigation services that enable consumers and administrators to protect networks from online threats and to enforce internet use policies.

LogPoint A/S

Series B in 2020
LogPoint is EAL 3+ certified and the solution is tailored to solve the specific security management challenges of your business - whether the goal is compliance, forensics or operational insight.

Onapsis

Series C in 2018
Onapsis provides cybersecurity and compliance solutions for cloud and on-premise ERP and business-critical applications. Its solutions include the Onapsis Security Platform, a widely-used SAP-certified cyber-security solution in the market. Unlike generic security products, Onapsis’ context-aware solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Onapsis has offices in Heidelberg, Germany, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

DefinedCrowd Corporation

Series B in 2020
DefinedCrowd develops a Crowd-as-a-Service intelligent data platform intended to accelerate enterprise data training and modeling. The company's platform combines machine learning and data science with crowd-sourcing to help companies to easily manage their global data collection and data enrichment efforts, enabling enterprises to improve quality, scalability and time-to-market for their artificial intelligence and natural language processing applications.