Chainguard, a Kirkland, Wash.-based cybersecurity startup based in October, has raised $50 million.
The startup, which is distant however has its official headquarters in the Seattle area, goals to assist prospects safe their “software program provide chain,” a time period used to explain an organization’s software program manufacturing line.
Chainguard is led by CEO Dan Lorenc, a former Microsoft and Google engineer who is predicated in Austin. He began Chainguard with Ville Aikas, Matt Moore, and Scott Nichols, former engineers at Google and VMWare who’re all based mostly within the Seattle area, along with Kim Lewandowski, a former Google product supervisor based mostly within the Bay Space.
Sequoia Capital led the Sequence A spherical, which included participation from Amplify, the Chainsmokers’ Mantis VC, LiveOak Enterprise Companions, Banana Capital, K5/JPMC, and others.