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SIXGEN Attracts Renowned Leaders to Board, Reinforcing Its Role at the Forefront of Cyber and National Security

May 13, 2024 | Business Wire

ANNAPOLIS, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In a significant endorsement of its leadership in cybersecurity across the digital battlespace, SIXGEN is proud to announce the appointment of two distinguished figures – Andrew Boyd and Lt. Gen. Charles Moore – to its board of directors. Mr. Boyd most recently served as the Director of the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence, … Continued

Raft Receives Significant Growth Investment from Washington Harbour Partners

Apr 10, 2024 | Business Wire

Partnership Will Accelerate Raft’s Leadership in Solving the Most Complex Problems Facing Our Nation Across the Digital Battlefield ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Washington Harbour Partners LP (“Washington Harbour”), a leading private investment firm specializing in partnering with founders and management teams on unlocking their next phase of growth, announced today that it has made an over $60 … Continued

Reston software startup lands $60M from Arlington investment firm

Apr 10, 2024 | Washington Business Journal

Lawyer and data scientist Shubhi Mishra will continue to lead the Reston startup she founded in 2018.

Washington Harbour invests in software engineering startup

Apr 10, 2024 | Washington Technology

Founded in 2018, Raft will put this new capital toward the research and development of new products for the digital battlefield. Private equity firm Washington Harbour Partners has made a $60 million growth investment into Raft, a government technology startup that provides software development and engineering services to national security agencies. Raft started out in … Continued

Sevco Security Achieves Significant Growth for the 2023 Fiscal Year

Mar 21, 2024 | Business Wire

Company Announces Strong Customer Growth, Record Increase in Contract Values, and $17M in New Funding in 2023, Demonstrating Strong Momentum Behind Sevco’s Approach to Accurate Asset Intelligence AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sevco Security, the cloud-native Cyber Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM) platform that delivers the industry’s most accurate, continuously updated security asset inventory to better protect organizations, … Continued

Shield AI Raises Additional Capital in Series F, Boosts Total Amount to $500M

Dec 29, 2023 | PR News Wire

Funding will accelerate deployment of AI pilots to different classes of aircraft SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Shield AI, the defense technology company building the world’s best AI pilot for aircraft, today announced the expansion of their Series F funding round to a total of $500 million. An additional $100M in equity, raised … Continued

Halcyon Closes $40M Series B to Scale Mission of Defeating Ransomware

Dec 19, 2023 | Business Wire

Bain Capital Ventures leads investment to build first ever dedicated anti-ransomware platform; Enrique Salem joins Board of Directors and Jeff Williams joins as CRO AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Halcyon, the leading platform designed from day one to defeat ransomware, today announced it has closed a $40M Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures … Continued

How Washington Harbour approaches relationships before an acquisition

Dec 8, 2023 | Washington Technology

The private equity firm’s newest portfolio company focuses on offensive cyber as a tool for discovering and fixing one’s own vulnerabilities. Washington Harbour Partners likes to take a more methodical approach to its acquisitions in the government market. The private equity firm largely avoids auctions for potential targets in favor of taking time to develop a relationship with executive … Continued

Private Equity Daily: Kimmeridge’s Neda Jafar Discusses Fundraising | Banks Balk at New Capital Requirements

Nov 29, 2023 | WSJPro

Good day! Today our Luis Garcia offers a peek into Kimmeridge fundraising leader Neda Jafar’s approach to the difficult task of coaxing millions of dollars out of institutional investors to back oil and gas companies in the face of rising climate concerns and poor financial results for many industry participants. She has relied on resilience … Continued

Global PE deals for November 16, 2023

Nov 16, 2023 | PitchBook

Japanese pharmacy chain Tsuruha is considering finding a buyer in a deal that could value the company at $4 billion or higher, Bloomberg reported. Tsuruha reached out to multiple PE firms to gauge interest. German soccer league DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga is again considering selling a stake in its broadcasting rights to PE investors for … Continued

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