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20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017

VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.
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Demisto

Security operations platform utilizing ChatOps for more effective information sharing and collaboration 
Factors To Watch: Newcomer to hot niche; Recent Funding; All-Star Security Executives 
Founded: 2015 
2016 Funding: $6M (May) 
2017 Funding: $20M (February) 
Notable Leaders/Founders: CEO and co-founder Slavik Markovich previously founded database security firm Sentrigo, which was acquired by McAfee in 2011.

Demisto

Security operations platform utilizing ChatOps for more effective information sharing and collaboration
Factors To Watch: Newcomer to hot niche; Recent Funding; All-Star Security Executives
Founded: 2015
2016 Funding: $6M (May)
2017 Funding: $20M (February)
Notable Leaders/Founders: CEO and co-founder Slavik Markovich previously founded database security firm Sentrigo, which was acquired by McAfee in 2011.

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3/2/2017 | 2:15:22 PM
VCs wasting their money
I guess returns don't matter to VCs again. This is a list of "me-too" ideas that are waaaay overfunded. Spend a day at RSA and try to pick out any of these or hundreds of others who stand out.
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2/24/2017 | 8:46:33 PM
Bitglass will rock
Good article, but I am with Bitglass, bitglass will surely outrank their competitor and will do great in '17.
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