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Blu Ventures Expands Cybersecurity Strategy

Blu Venture Investors | May 24, 2021

Blu Venture Investors, a primary source risk capital firm, today announced the launch of the BVI Cyber Fund, a $25M fund targeted at Series A growth companies in cybersecurity. This fund builds on the success and momentum Blu Ventures has established in supporting the cybersecurity ecosystem within the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

"With over 800 cybersecurity firms within the Washington, D.C. region, Blu Ventures is seated at the middle of the cyber/intelligence ecosystem," said Michael Sutton, Investment member and former CSO of Zscaler. "We are excited to continue helping fast-growing cyber companies scale and tackle the foremost difficult cybersecurity challenges facing commercial and government organizations today."

The timing of the BVI Cyber Fund comes at a pivotal time given the record-breaking increase in sophisticated breaches and cyberattacks and President Biden's May 12, 2021 Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity. Blu Ventures has and can still invest in forward-looking cybersecurity technologies within core areas that include Endpoint Detection & Response, Data Storage; Web & Cloud; Messaging; Network; Industrial & Internet of Things (IoT); Threat Intel; Mobile; Fraud Protection & Transaction; Risk, Compliance & Training; Specialized Threat Analysis & Protection and Security Ops & Incident Response.

About Blu Venture Investors

Founded in 2010, Blu Ventures has deployed $85MM in capital so far in early-stage cyber and enterprise software firms. Currently, the firm is invested in 35 cyber companies to incorporate ID.me, Cybrary, Huntress Labs, Ostendio and Threat Quotient. As a primary source risk capital firm, Blu's principals bring expertise across a spread of industries and an investment perspective closely aligned with entrepreneurs.

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We hear about hacking, malware attacks and cyber threats almost every day. But how concerned are people about them, and how do they think such attacks will affect them?  We asked over 1,000 office workers in the USA about their worries and perceptions. The results were very interesting.

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