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Hot funding climate for cybersecurity companies in 2015

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Nov 19, 2015.

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    If you follow the venture scene these days, then you know there's barely a week that goes by without a hot cybersecurity startup getting funded by the VCs.

    Five years ago the cybersecurity market was lukewarm and highly speculative for investors - before an onslaught of high profile cyber attacks led to billions of dollars in losses each of the past few years.

    VC investments into cybersecurity firms five years ago were commonly in the single-digits (seven figures) of millions of dollars each. But now the cyber space has heated up and the startup money often has another zero (or two) at end of it.

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