Aikido clinches $17m Series A to revolutionise developer-focused security

Aikido clinches $17m Series A to revolutionise developer-focused security

Aikido, a disruptive force in developer security, has successfully closed a $17m Series A funding round.

The round was led by Henri Tilloy from, supported by returning investors Notion Capital and Connect Ventures. This impressive financial injection follows closely on the heels of their $5.3m seed funding, secured just six months prior.

The company has carved a niche for itself by offering an all-in-one security platform tailored specifically for developers. Aikido’s innovative platform integrates necessary code and cloud security scanners into a single, user-friendly interface. This system leverages the best of open source technology, offering a freemium, self-service model that is transparent about costs and inner workings.

The newly acquired funds are earmarked for significant enhancements to the Aikido platform. The aim is to project the company onto the global stage, simplifying security for SMEs and making it more accessible for developers, thereby stripping away unnecessary complexity and industry jargon.

Additional insights into the company’s rapid growth reveal that Aikido is now utilized by over 3,000 organizations and 6,000 individual developers worldwide. A major endorsement came from Visma, which chose Aikido to secure its expansive portfolio of 175+ companies, underscoring the platform’s efficacy and market fit.

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