What it does: Threat intelligence and endpoint security
Latest funding: $30 million in Series B, September 2013
Noteworthy players: Dmitri Alperovitch (co-founder & CTO), George Kurtz (co-founder & CEO)
CrowdStrike delivers technology and services designed to help enterprises home in on advanced threats and targeted attacks. Its cloud-based platform is built around predictive security analytics that take adversary threat intelligence into account rather than focusing on signatures and the like.