LimaCharlie lands $10.2m to redefine cybersecurity

LimaCharlie, a pioneer in Security Operations (SecOps) Cloud Platform development, has secured a significant investment of $10.2m in a Series A funding round.

LimaCharlie, a pioneer in Security Operations (SecOps) Cloud Platform development, has secured a significant investment of $10.2m in a Series A funding round.

The round was led by Sands Capital, with participation from both new and existing investors such as CoFound Partners, Long Journey Ventures, Lytical Ventures, Myriad Venture Partners, StoneMill Ventures, and Strategic Cyber Ventures.

The investment marks a pivotal moment for LimaCharlie as it continues to redefine cybersecurity through its innovative SecOps Cloud Platform.

This platform, the first of its kind, aims to offer a flexible and scalable approach to security operations, addressing the increasing demand for adaptable security solutions.

Unlike traditional vendors, LimaCharlie offers organisations the ability to customise their security stack through an open API, providing greater control and visibility into their environments.

This approach simplifies integrations and allows security teams to tailor their defences to suit their specific requirements.

Despite the challenges faced by cybersecurity startups, LimaCharlie has demonstrated impressive growth, attracting hundreds of customers across various sectors including enterprise security, managed service providers, and cybersecurity vendors.

The company’s continued expansion underscores the market’s appetite for a modernised approach to security operations.

Maxime Lamothe-Brassard, Founder and CEO of LimaCharlie, said, “The SecOps Cloud Platform is transforming cybersecurity from disjointed tools to integrated solutions tailored to each organisation’s needs. LimaCharlie’s vision is to make security operations as flexible as the cloud made IT operations—reducing inefficiencies, security gaps, and extreme costs. This investment allows us to continue leading the paradigm shift toward the public cloud model for cybersecurity. Companies are embracing our vision for flexible, on demand security infrastructure they can leverage to consolidate tools and customise defence.”

Mark McGovern, Venture Partner at Sands Capital, commented, “The technology that our businesses and lives depend upon is changing really fast. To secure it, we need to rethink cybersecurity and deploy infrastructure capabilities like LimaCharlie’s that can be easily built upon and adapted over time. The age of black boxes is over. LimaCharlie’s customers are building amazing capabilities and redefining how cybersecurity is deployed and managed.  We’re excited to be a part of the solution that’s modernising security.”

Dean Mai, Co-founder and Partner at Myriad Venture Partners, stated, “With rapidly evolving threats and technologies, companies are in need of solutions that provide flexibility and future-proof their security posture. At Myriad, we back visionary companies that are strategically positioned to lead their markets. Maxime and the LimaCharlie team embody this ideal. By delivering the agility, extensibility and scalability necessary to stay ahead of escalating security threats and IT complexity, we firmly believe that LimaCharlie has the right platform and talent to redefine the future of cloud-based security operations.”

Lucas Nelson, Partner at Lytical Ventures, added, “LimaCharlie has a truly unique vision on where the security market is going. We are excited to be backing an audacious team that is going to fundamentally change, and improve, the security industry.”

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