News : KnowBe4 Raises Series A Funding Led by Elephant Partners
Clearwater, FL February 2, 2016 -- KnowBe4 Inc., a security awareness training and integrated phishing platform, announced it has closed a round of Series A funding led by Elephant, a new venture capital fund co-founded by Jeremiah Daly and Warby Parker co-founder Andy Hunt. Daly was previously on the board of security provider Malwarebytes. The Series A financing builds on an excellent growth year for KnowBe4.
"We invested in KnowBe4 because of their team’s unmatched expertise and strong traction in delivering value to customers in this fast-growing market. KnowBe4’s product set helps organizations vastly improve their security posture and mitigate risk," said Jeremiah Daly, partner at Elephant.
"We are growing substantially and are pleased to have additional funds to fuel our expansion at an accelerated velocity," said Sjouwerman.
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KnowBe4 is the world’s most popular integrated Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing platform. Realizing that the human element of security was seriously neglected, KnowBe4 was created by Kevin Mitnick (World’s Most Famous Hacker) and Stu Sjouwerman, to help organizations manage the problem of social engineering through security awareness training. Over 1,500 organizations use KnowBe4 to keep employees on their toes. KnowBe4 is used in all industries, including finance, healthcare, energy, government and insurance.
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016