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The Cloud Infrastructure has over 1.6K+ startups that comprise of companies are engaged in virtual infrastructure that is delivered or accessed via a network or the internet. These companies includes products to monitor, manage and analytics for virtualized infrastructure and also includes cloud services broker.

Cloud Infrastructure sector is one of the most active sectors for investors, with an overall funding of USD 67.2B in 4.5K companies. It is also interesting to note that more than fourth of the funding has been raised in the last 3 years (2020-2022).

Plug and Play Tech Center, Techstars, In-Q-Tel, Copernicus Incubation, Seraphim are amongst the most active investors in this sector, by number of investments.

Container security, CSPM, cloud governance platform, cloud access security broker, secure access service edge as a convergence are some of the top business models attracting major funding.

We, at Tracxn, keep a track of the latest happenings in the world of startups and their associated ecosystems – including venture capital funds, private equity funds and investment banks amongst others.

In this edition, we have the ‘Cloud Infrastructure startups 2023’ – a curated list of the most promising startups leading the Cloud Infrastructure industry, from across the globe.

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Unicorns

Unicorns, with their valuations exceeding the billion dollar mark, and even multi-billion mark in a few cases, represent the top Cloud Infrastructure startups globally.

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Soonicorns

The Soonicorns – soon to be Unicorns – are the handful of highly valued startups which have successfully grown out of their nascency to attract valuations of over a few hundred millions. Watch out for these companies in the coming years as they take on the journey to becoming the elite Unicorns.

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Minicorns

The Minicorns – are the high growth early stage ventures (Series A+). Watch out for these companies as they take the business to the next level, by scaling up for the accelerated growth.

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Detailed List

Lacework Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 1.90B

   

Lacework

2015 , San Jose (United States)

Platform offering cloud security posture management solution

Investors: Google Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures + 20 more

Last round: Series D, Feb 2022

 

Wiz Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 900M

   

Wiz

2020 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Platform offering cloud security solutions

Investors: Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greenoaks + 14 more

Last round: USD 300M, Series D, Feb 2023

 

Sysdig Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 744M

   

Sysdig

2013 , Davis (United States)

Cloud based platform offering container security software

Investors: Bain Capital Ventures, Guggenheim Investments + 17 more

Last round: USD 350M, Series G, Dec 2021

 

Orca Security Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 632M

   

Orca Security

2019 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Platform offering cloud security solutions for businesses

Investors: Temasek, CapitalG + 15 more

Last round: USD 340M, Series C, Oct 2021

 

Illumio Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 566M

   

Illumio

2013 , Sunnyvale (United States)

Platform offering cloud based cloud workload security solution

Investors: Thoma Bravo, Franklin Templeton Investments + 27 more

Last round: USD 225M, Series F, Jun 2021

 

Aviatrix Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 346M

   

Aviatrix

2014 , Santa Clara (United States)

Cloud security solutions provider

Investors: TCV, Insight Partners + 11 more

Last round: USD 200M, Series E, Sep 2021

 

Immuta Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 267M

   

Immuta

2015 , Boston (United States)

Cloud-based data security and governance solutions

Investors: ServiceNow, Snowflake + 32 more

Last round: Series E, Feb 2023

 

Aqua Security Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 265M

   

Aqua Security

2015 , Burlington (United States)

Provider of a platform offering cloud security software

Investors: Capital One Ventures, ION + 10 more

Last round: Series E, Nov 2021

 

Tackle Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 149M

   

Tackle

2016 , Boise (United States)

Cloud marketplaces solutions provider

Investors: Coatue, Andreessen Horowitz + 2 more

Last round: USD 100M, Series C, Dec 2021

 

G42 Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 800M

   

G42

2018 , Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Platform offering private cloud solution

Investors: Silver Lake, Mubadala

Last round: USD 800M, Series D, Apr 2021

 

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Funding

USD 376M

   

CoreWeave

2019 , New York City (United States)

Offers a cloud render platform

Investors: Magnetar, NVIDIA + 2 more

Last round: USD 221M, Series B, Apr 2023

 

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Funding

USD 248M

   

Yellowbrick Data

2014 , Palo Alto (United States), London (United Kingdom)

Provider of MPP analytics and data warehouse solution for hybrid cloud

Investors: Citadel, Third Point Ventures + 10 more

Last round: USD 75M, Series C, Nov 2021

 

HYCU Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 141M

   

HYCU

2018 , Boston (United States)

Cloud based platform offering data migration and disaster recovery solutions

Investors: Okta, Acrew Capital + 3 more

Last round: Series B, Oct 2022

 

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Funding

USD 123M

   

AppOmni

2018 , San Francisco (United States)

Platform offering security solutions for the cloud application

Investors: TSG, Cisco Investments + 10 more

Last round: Series C, Dec 2022

 

Obsidian Security Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 120M

   

Obsidian Security

2017 , Newport Beach (United States)

Stealth mode cyber security startup leveraging AI and hybrid-cloud infrastructure

Investors: Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners + 5 more

Last round: USD 90M, Series C, Apr 2022

 

Zesty Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 116M

   

Zesty

2018 , Ramat Gan (Israel)

Cloud based platform offering spend management solutions

Investors: B Capital Group, Sapphire Ventures + 8 more

Last round: USD 75M, Series B, Sep 2022

 

Platform9 Systems Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 100M

   

Platform9 Systems

2013 , Sunnyvale (United States)

Provider of container development and management platform

Investors: Celesta Capital, Cota Capital + 11 more

Last round: USD 26M, Series D, Jun 2022

 

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Funding

USD 100M

   

Balbix

2015 , San Jose (United States)

AI based security risk posture assessment platform

Investors: Redline Capital Management, Third Point Ventures + 15 more

Last round: USD 70M, Series C, Mar 2022

 

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Funding

USD 100M

   

Ermetic

2019 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Cloud based platform offering identity and data protection solutions

Investors: Splunk, Qumra Capital + 5 more

Last round: Series B, Mar 2022

 

Sonrai Security Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 89M

   

Sonrai Security

2017 , New York City (United States)

Cloud data governance and risk monitoring solutions

Investors: ISTARI, Menlo Ventures + 4 more

Last round: USD 50M, Series C, Oct 2021

 

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Funding

USD 85M

   

Komprise

2014 , Campbell (United States)

SaaS based platform offering data migration solutions

Investors: Canaan, Celesta Capital + 7 more

Last round: USD 37M, Series C, Jan 2023

 

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Funding

USD 83M

   

Bionic

2019 , Palo Alto (United States)

Platform offering configuration management software

Investors: Insight Partners, Cyberstarts + 8 more

Last round: USD 65M, Series B, Mar 2022

 

Upbound Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 69M

   

Upbound

2017 , San Francisco (United States)

Multi cloud platform to run, scale and optimize cloud services

Investors: Altimeter Capital, Telstra Ventures + 3 more

Last round: USD 60M, Series B, Nov 2021

 

Prosimo Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 55M

   

Prosimo

2019 , Santa Clara (United States)

Platform offering multi cloud networking solutions

Investors: Redline Capital Management, BlackRock + 6 more

Last round: USD 30M, Series B, Jun 2022

 

Styra Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 54M

   

Styra

2016 , Redwood City (United States)

Authorization and security solution for cloud environments

Investors: Battery Ventures, Unusual Ventures + 5 more

Last round: USD 40M, Series B, May 2021

 

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Funding

USD 42M

   

env0

2018 , Givatayim (Israel)

Platform for on demand cloud environment management

Investors: Venture Guides, StepStone Group + 10 more

Last round: USD 18M, Series A, Mar 2023

 

Wing Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 26M

   

Wing

2020 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Cloud based platform offering remediation solutions

Investors: GGV Capital, S Capital VC + 7 more

Last round: USD 26M, Series A, Mar 2022

 

ZStack Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 48M

   

ZStack

2015 , Shanghai (China)

Platform offering private cloud solution

Investors: Legend Capital + 6 more

Last round: Series C, Apr 2023

 

CoreStack Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 46M

   

CoreStack

2016 , Bellevue (United States), Chennai (India)

Platform offering cloud spend management solution

Investors: Avatar Growth Capital, Dallas Venture Capital + 8 more

Last round: USD 30M, Series B, Nov 2021

 

Cast Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 43M

   

Cast

2017 , Sunny Isles Beach (United States)

Platform offering cloud spend management solution

Investors: Creandum, Cota Capital + 7 more

Last round: USD 20M, Series B, Mar 2023

 

Anjuna Security Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 42M

   

Anjuna Security

2017 , Palo Alto (United States)

Confidential Computing solution provider

Investors: Insight Partners, Uncorrelated Ventures + 5 more

Last round: USD 30M, Series B, Jun 2021

 

Rezilion Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 38M

   

Rezilion

2018 , Be er Sheva (Israel)

Cloud based platform offering workload security solutions

Investors: Guggenheim Investments, Kindred Capital + 5 more

Last round: USD 30M, Series A, Sep 2021

 

Armo Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 35M

   

Armo

2018 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Platform offering cloud workload security solutions

Investors: Tiger Global Management, Hyperwise Ventures + 2 more

Last round: USD 30M, Series A, Apr 2022

 

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Funding

USD 31M

   

Kubecost

2018 , San Francisco (United States)

Cloud-based Kubernetes cost allocation and cost management software provider

Investors: Coatue, First Round Capital + 6 more

Last round: USD 25M, Series A, Feb 2022

 

Anchore Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 30M

   

Anchore

2016 , Santa Barbara (United States)

Cloud container security solutions provider

Investors: SignalFire, Doug Carlisle + 5 more

Last round: USD 20M, Series A, Jan 2020

 

Lightlytics Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 30M

   

Lightlytics

2020 , Ramat Gan (Israel)

Platform offering cloud deployment and infrastructure security solutions

Investors: Energy Impact Partners, Cervin Ventures + 2 more

Last round: USD 26M, Series A, Mar 2022

 

YotaScale Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 28M

   

YotaScale

2015 , Menlo Park (United States)

Cloud-based IT expense management tool provider

Investors: Aydin Senkut, Engineering Capital + 11 more

Last round: USD 13M, Series B, Oct 2020

 

Vantage Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 25M

   

Vantage

2020 , New York City (United States)

Platform offering AWS cloud spend management solution

Investors: Scale Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz + 11 more

Last round: USD 21M, Series A, Mar 2023

 

Salad Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 22M

   

Salad

2018 , Salt Lake City (United States)

Platform offering decentralized cloud as a service

Investors: Left Lane Capital, Origin Ventures + 4 more

Last round: USD 17M, Series A, Apr 2022

 

Stacklet Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 22M

   

Stacklet

2019 , Arlington (United States)

Provider of cloud governance solutions

Investors: Foundation Capital, Addition + 1 more

Last round: USD 18M, Series A, Jan 2021

 

W3BCLOUD Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 21M

   

W3BCLOUD

2018 , Dublin (Ireland)

Provider of global network of data centers

Investors: AMD, ConsenSys

Last round: USD 21M, Seed, Jun 2020

 

Sedai Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 19M

   

Sedai

2018 , Pleasanton (United States)

Autonomous cloud management and governance platform

Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures + 1 more

Last round: USD 15M, Series A, Mar 2022

 

CloudQuery Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 19M

   

CloudQuery

2021 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Cloud asset inventory management solutions provider

Investors: Tiger Global Management, Boldstart Ventures + 3 more

Last round: USD 15M, Series A, Jun 2022

 

Finout Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 19M

   

Finout

2021 , Tel Aviv (Israel)

Platform offering software for spend management

Investors: Team8, R-Squared Ventures + 4 more

Last round: USD 14M, Series A, Jun 2022

 

Calamu Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 18M

   

Calamu

2015 , Hunterdon (United States)

Enterprise cloud storage management solution provider

Investors: Insight Partners, Dell Technologies Capital + 2 more

Last round: USD 17M, Series A, Feb 2022

 

Spyderbat Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 14M

   

Spyderbat

2019 , Austin (United States)

Platform offering container security software

Investors: NTTVC, LiveOak Venture Partners + 2 more

Last round: USD 10M, Series A, Oct 2022

 

Cere Network Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 13M

   

Cere Network

2019 , Sunnyvale (United States)

Decentralized data and finance cloud for enterprises

Investors: Polygon, Woodstock + 46 more

Last round: USD 3M, Series A, Sep 2021

 

Vega Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 11M

   

Vega

2019 , Liberty Lake (United States)

Provider of a platform offering cloud management solutions

Investors: Album VC, Sun Mountain Capital + 11 more

Last round: USD 9M, Seed, Sep 2022

 

Accuknox Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 11M

   

Accuknox

2019 , Bengaluru (India)

Platform offering cloud container security solutions

Investors: MDSV Capital, Avanta Ventures + 7 more

Last round: USD 6M, Seed, Mar 2023

 

Deepfence Logo Disclosed
Funding

USD 11M

   

Deepfence

2015 , Milpitas (United States)

Cloud workload and container security solutions provider

Investors: AllegisCyber Capital, Chiratae Ventures + 3 more

Last round: USD 10M, Series A, Nov 2020

 

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Selection Process

 

The Emerging Startup Series comprises of Unicorns – companies with over $1 billion valuation, Soonicorns – companies with high valuation and good chances of soon becoming Unicorns, and Minicorns – early-stage companies that have the potential to be Unicorns in the long term.

Tracxn Emerging Startups provides a handpicked selection of high growth and high potential companies, founded since 2013, that are making an impact in the new-age sectors. The shortlisting is based on a combination of multiple publicly available signals and detailed analysis of the company by our internal sector specialist teams. The companies that make the cut are the ones that show promising performance on multiple parameters – market size, investment by marquee investors, execution excellence and future growth prospects.

 

 

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