Capsule8 Selected by Momentum Partners for Q3 2017 Watch List

Watch List recognizes impressive growth and innovation in cybersecurity

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BROOKLYN, New York, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Capsule8 today announced it was named to Momentum Partners’ Q3 2017 Watch List, which recognizes ten innovative companies in the cybersecurity ecosystem with tremendous business momentum. Momentum Partners selects ten companies each quarter based on the firm's assessment of industry trends, market activity, and innovative approaches to current cybersecurity challenges.

Capsule8 Protect is the industry’s first real-time attack disruption platform purpose-built for the cloud-native world of Linux, containers, and microservices. Capsule8 delivers visibility cluster wide across system, network, and intra-container data to eliminate blind spots; real-time threat prevention by combining distributed, expert-driven analytics with powerful AI techniques; automated attack resilience that shuts down both known and zero-day attacks as they occur; and easy integration with a simple, one-line install into an organization’s platform and with forensic or op tools such as Slack, Hadoop and Splunk.

“Momentum Partners puts a lot of time and resources into these self-described ‘labors of love,’ and their expertise and insight are widely respected throughout the entire industry,” said John Viega, CEO of Capsule8. "Capsule8’s recognition on this list is a testament to not only the work accomplished by our team in one year but an acknowledgment of a pressing security challenge that has become a priority for many companies as they move to cloud-native approaches. For us, this is only the beginning, but we’re off to a great start.” 

About Capsule8
Founded in fall 2016 and headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, Capsule8 is developing the industry’s first and only real-time attack disruption platform purpose-built for cloud-native environments. Founded by experienced hackers and seasoned security entrepreneurs, and funded by Bessemer Venture Partners and ClearSky, Capsule8 is making it possible for Linux-powered enterprises to modernize without compromise. Learn more at

About Momentum Partners
Momentum Partners is based in Silicon Valley with operations globally providing strategic and financial advisory services to Founders, CEOs and their Boards in cybersecurity. The firm employs a high-touch advisory model suitable for both the unique needs of earlier stage entrepreneurs and the complexity of later stage endeavors – Series A to Exit. Advisors and dealmakers in cybersecurity for the past two decades, Momentum's senior professionals have closed over 200 transactions around the globe totaling over $200 billion in total value including some of the largest, most complex transactions in the history of the Technology sector. Securities are offered through Momentum Capital Markets, LLC, a division of Financial Telesis Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.


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