Warburg Pincus drops $26m and EIR George Kurtz into CrowdStrike

Having only joined Warburg Pincus as an Entrepreneur in Residence in November 2011, former McAfee CTO George Kurtz has cofounded stealth-mode cyber-security firm CrowdStrike – and with him comes $26m of series A investment from Warburg. Working with cofounders Dmitri Alperovitch (CTO) and Gregg Marston (CFO), the company aims to provide software (leveraging what it alludes to as ‘big data technologies’) to fight and respond to nation-state targeted intrusions. We look forward to hearing more as the company grows and emerges from its stealthy veil.

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