NightDragon Security

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dave DeWalt


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 3.33
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Cyber Security
  • Software
  • Security
  • Network Security
  • Risk Management

The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the NightDragon Security, startups are often financed by Work-Bench, Paladin Capital Group, Menlo Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are AllegisCyber, WestWave Capital, UL Ventures.

The current fund was established by Dave DeWalt.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. This NightDragon Security works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline vArmour, SAM Seamless Network, SafeGuard Cyber Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Risk Management, Health Care. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Source Defense

Cyber Security
$27M26 Apr 2022 Beersheba, South District, Israel

Capella Space

Image Recognition
Information Services
Satellite Communication
$97M25 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Management Information Systems
$50M06 Dec 2021 Mountain View, California, United States

HawkEye 360

$145M08 Nov 2021 Virginia, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
$100M22 Jul 2021 Arlington, Virginia, United States

SAM Seamless Network

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
Network Security
$20M27 May 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

SafeGuard Cyber

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Risk Management
$45M12 Apr 2021 Virginia, United States


Network Security
$58M17 Feb 2021 California, United States

Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Enterprise Software
Information Services
Medical Device
$85M13 Jan 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
Interos Raises $100M in Series C Financing

– Interos is an Arlington, VA-based supply chain risk management and operational resilience technology company.
– The company raised $100m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by NightDragon with participation from current investors Kleiner Perkins and Venrock.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations and business reach.

vArmour, the multi-cloud security startup, raises $58M en route to IPO

– vArmour, a multi-cloud security startup, raised $58m funding.
– The round was led by AllegisCyber Capital and NightDragon, and joined by Standard Chartered Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Australian carrier Telstra, Redline Capital and EDBI.
– The company appointed a CFO last October as part of its go-public plan.
– It is likely to look at making some acquisitions in the meantime.


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