KnowBe4 (Nasdaq: KNBE), a Tampa Bay, FL-based supplier of a safety consciousness coaching and simulated phishing platform, launched KnowBe4 Ventures, its enterprise arm centered on the human layer of cybersecurity.
Two present main cybersecurity enterprise funds – Elephant and Ten Eleven Ventures — are partnering with the corporate on the initiative.
KnowBe4 Ventures shall be investing off its stability sheets and shall be centered on early-stage investments on the Seed by way of Collection B levels. It should spend money on firms that:
- tackle the human layer of cybersecurity or have an integration case with KnowBe4’s merchandise,
- are actively elevating and have a lead investor recognized,
- have a product available in the market and preliminary buyer traction, and
- have a compelling monetary technique, unit economics and long-term development potential.
The arm’s portfolio firms already embrace Adlumin, LUMU Applied sciences and EasyDMARC.
Based by IT and knowledge safety specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 is the supplier of a safety consciousness coaching and simulated phishing platform, which is utilized by greater than 52,000 organizations across the globe. The corporate permits organizations to handle the human aspect of safety by elevating consciousness about ransomware, CEO fraud and different social engineering techniques by way of a new-school method to consciousness coaching on safety.