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Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Is Symantec getting ready to buy S

The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market

Ofer Schreiber Contributor Ofer Schreiber is a partner at YL Ventures. More posts by this contributor The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market Trends in Israel’s cybersecurity investment

Icon Ventures raises its biggest fund ever, though just by a smidgen

Funds have been ballooning in size as more money continues to flood into Silicon Valley, looking for higher returns than can be found elsewhere. VCs also like raising progressively bigger funds becaus

What if cybersecurity followed physics?

The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-excl

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?

Google and Facebook push the president’s cybersecurity commission for transparency

Poisoned trust. Yearnings for transparency. The cyber Pearl Harbor. Executives from Google, Facebook, Dropbox and other major tech companies met with the president’s Commission on Enhancing Nationa

Palo Alto Networks And Preserving Culture From 15 People to $15B

Companies experiencing hyper growth also have a unique challenge: Maintaining the culture and energy that made them so disruptive in the first place. "One of the things that small companies excel at i

KeyRaider Malware Responsible For Possibly Largest Known Apple Account Theft To Date, Affecting 225,000 Users

Jailbreaking your iPhone has its downsides. In what’s being called the “largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,” security specialists Palo Alto Networks on Sunday rele

10 Rules Successful Startups Should Follow

Having launched over 35 startups in our decade of operation, we’ve been fortunate to be involved with our share of ‘unicorns’ (Palo Alto Networks, Nimble Storage) and really nice white stallions

Palo Alto Networks Buys Cyber Security Startup Founded By Former NSA Engineers, Morta

In its first acquisition, security company Palo Alto Networks is acquiring stealthy cyber security startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mortasecurity.com/">Morta Security</a>. Financial details

Sequoia’s Jim Goetz: Shocking More Startups Are Not Building For The Enterprise

In a discussion on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco today, Sequoia Capital's Jim Goetz said it is shocking that more startups are not focused on the enterprise. It's the notion of reinv

In First Earnings Report Post-IPO, Palo Alto Networks Beats, Sees Q4 Revenue Up 88% To $75.6M

Today, security company Palo Alto Networks reported its first earnings since <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/20/firewall-company-palo-alto-networks-up-26-in-ipo/">becoming a public compan

Firewall Company Palo Alto Networks Up 26% In IPO

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.paloaltonetworks.com/">Palo Alto Networks</a> shares climbed 26% in its first day of trading today on the New York Stock Exchange.  Shares closed at $53, up from

Kayak And Palo Alto IPOs Looking Better Than Facebook’s (Whew!)

Happy IPO Friday! Two tech startups are making their public debuts today: <a target="_blank" href="http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=panw&ql=1">Palo Alto Networks</a> and <a target="_blank" href="http:

MobiTV Pulls Its IPO: Unfavorable Market Conditions, Or Unfavorable Business Model?

At the end of August, mobile TV and video platform MobiTV filed its <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1380124/000119312511237924/ds1.htm">S-1</a> and <a href="https://bet

Security Company Palo Alto Networks Files For $175 Million IPO

<a href="http://www.paloaltonetworks.com/">Palo Alto Networks</a>, a security software company, has filed its <a href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1327567/000119312512153764/d318373ds1.htm"