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Tanium, backed by Salesforce Ventures, quietly raises funding round

Tanium, backed by Salesforce Ventures, quietly raises funding round

  • The cybersecurity firm Tanium is quietly raising $200 million in funding and has sold $150.5 million in securities to investors, according to a SEC Form D filed on Monday.
  • It’s unclear if the filing accounts for a “significant investment” from Salesforce Ventures that was announced in June. At the time, Tanium did not disclose how much funding it raised in that round, only that it brought the company to a $9 billion valuation.
  • In September, Tanium brought on former Ford CEO Mark Fields as its lead board member as it transitions to 5G.
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Tanium, one of the most valuable cybersecurity companies in the industry, is quietly raising a round of funding that could total as high as $200 million, according to a public filing. 

Tanium, founded in 2007 by father and son team David and Orion Hindawi, says it has sold about $150.5 million out of $200 million in securities offered to a total of 26 investors, according to a SEC Form D filed on Monday. The filing was first spotted by CRN’s Joseph F. Kovar.

It’s unclear if this filing accounts for a “significant investment” from Salesforce Ventures that was announced in June. While Tanium did not disclose the size of the investment at that time, it did say that the deal valued the company at $9 billion. 

Startup funding database Crunchbase, however, pegs the size of the investment at $117.2 million. Assuming that figure is accurate, and that the filing encompasses the investment in question, it means that Tanium raised

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