Safe Code Warrior Raises $50M to Speed up Product Innovation



Safe Code Warrior closed its Collection C funding spherical, led by Paladin Capital Group. At $50 million, this marks the most important funding because the firm’s inception, bringing its complete funding to this point to over $100 million.

The corporate, whose annual income averaged $29.83 million in keeping with IT-Harvest, will use the funding for product innovation by means of its platform and go-to-market efforts, with a concentrate on rising market share and additional empowering developer and engineering groups to realize the abilities wanted to determine vulnerabilities and repair code sooner utilizing the most recent AI know-how.

Current buyers Goldman Sachs and ForgePoint Capital participated within the Collection C spherical alongside cyber and superior applied sciences investor Paladin Capital Group, reaffirming their sturdy dedication and understanding of Safe Code Warrior’s imaginative and prescient to allow builders and engineers to be their organizations’ first line of protection for safe code.

“Safe Code Warrior has confirmed they’re on the forefront of enabling builders to stay agile whereas studying safe coding,” mentioned Mourad Yesayan, Managing Director, Paladin Capital Group and Safe Code Warrior Board member. 

“The worth they ship to 600 enterprises and counting has by no means been extra necessary on this dynamic, AI-influenced world economic system the place secure-aware builders and engineering groups are a large asset. It’s a privilege to be on this journey with Pieter, Matias, and the whole Safe Code Warrior group, and we’re enthusiastic about new improvements the corporate will deliver to bear to make safe coding much more accessible to the broader market,” added Yesayan.

“Weak code continues to be a threat with industrial and reputational impression on enterprises. Whereas conventional instruments assist with utility safety, hands-on cybersecurity training provides the differentiated skill to construct safe software program,” mentioned David Campbell, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs. “From its inception, Safe Code Warrior’s singular mission has been to assist builders construct safer code in enterprises throughout monetary companies, know-how, manufacturing, and so many different business sectors.”

Coinciding with the Collection C funding spherical, the corporate named Imperva’s Chief Buyer Officer, Nanhi Singh, to its board of administrators and appointed Patrick Collins as its chief product and know-how officer.

“Enterprises know that there isn’t a one dimension matches all method to developer-driven safety and search the flexibility to supply options which are efficient throughout their groups,” mentioned CEO, Pieter Danhieux. “Now we have targeted on our platform to allow agile studying, by means of a number of studying paths and experiences, together with our real-time suggestions possibility with Coding Labs, to create probably the most snug studying environments potential. This actuality would not be potential with out the continued belief and confidence of our buyers and our workers. I couldn’t be extra thrilled to welcome Nanhi and Patrick, who will, undoubtedly, present invaluable contributions within the months forward.”

Nanhi Singh will work intently with the chief administration staff on the end-to-end buyer expertise and worth, two areas she has remodeled for numerous manufacturers for over twenty years, together with Imperva, Symantec, Blue Coat Techniques, and Nokia. 

Patrick Collins, the previous CEO and founding father of SaaS agency fifth Finger, brings years of enterprise B2B and eCommerce experience to Safe Code Warrior the place he’ll be chargeable for platform innovation and product technique.