Charlotte area cybersecurity start-up secures unicorn status after just two years

Charlotte Inno reports (subscription required) that a two-year old cybersecurity start-up has reached unicorn status. The company is Morrisville, NC-based JupiterOne that earned the designation after a a $70 million raise based on a $1 billion valuation.

According to the article, Tribe Capital led the round, with participation from new investors Intel Capital and Alpha Square Group. Existing investors Sapphire, Bain Capital, Cisco Investments and Splunk Ventures also contributed to the raise.

The 150-person and growing company is focused on creating new cybersecurity standards with its cyber-asset attack surface management platform. It crunches data to provide visibility into a company’s entire cyber-asset universe.

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