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Cyberpion raises $8.25M

Cybersecurity company Cyberpion has raised $8.25 million, in seed funding. The investment was co-led by Team8 Capital and Hyperwise Ventures.

In a statement announcing the funding, the company said it is also coming out of stealth mode. “Following rapid growth in both research and development as well as winning new customers that include Fortune 500 companies, we are excited to emerge from stealth and champion the rising ecosystem security sector,” said Cyberpion founder and CEO Dr. Nethanel Gelernter.

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