Tailscale secures $12m in its Series A round

Tailscale, a corporate VPN that helps remote teams securely access services they need, has scored $12m in its Series A funding round, which was led by Accel.

Other contributions to the round came from Heavybit and Uncork Capital.

The RegTech company launched in April 2020 with the support of seed funding. The company claims to have served tens of thousands of customers each month.

Funds from the investment will be used to grow its engineering team and create its first sales and marketing team.

Tailscale is a VPN that works from anywhere and can sit on top of existing infrastructure to make it easy to use. The technology

Accel partner Amit Kumar said, “Tailscale is defining a new market, where secure network connectivity doesn’t need to be a complex and expensive undertaking reserved for companies with tons of resources.

“It’s been amazing to see what Tailscale has accomplished just through word of mouth within the tech community. The organic excitement from engineers has been remarkable. After launching a few months ago, they’ve been adding tens of thousands of new nodes each month, reinforcing a breakout leadership position within this emerging category.”

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