Corelight bags $75m in its Series D round to support global growth

Corelight, a provider of open network detection and response (NDR) has raised $75m in its Series D round, which will support its global market expansion.

Energy Impact Partners acted as the lead investor, with commitments also coming from Accel, General Catalyst, Insight Partners, Osage University Partners and H.I.G. Growth Partners.

Strategic investments also came from Capital One Ventures, CrowdStrike Falcon Fund, and Gaingels.

This equity injection will help the company bolster its global market presence and the development of new data and cloud offerings.

Corelight supplies security teams with network evidence to reduce the time taken to complete breach investigations. Its software is used by financial institutions, retail and healthcare organisations, critical infrastructure providers and government agencies.

With the close of the round, the company has raised a total of $160m in equity.

Corelight CEO Brian Dye said, “This latest investment is a powerful affirmation not only of the network detection and response category, but also of our open-source heritage, data-centric approach, and commitment to customer success.

“I am grateful for our investors’ partnership as we help organizations around the world move to a data-driven security strategy.”

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