Gula Tech Adventures Complete Portfolio Overview

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Since founding in 2017, Gula Tech Adventures has performed a variety of investments directly in cyber start-ups as well as cyber funds. This blog captures all companies across each of our funds and direct investments and is updated as needed. Some companies are listed in multiple categories.

Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision
Algorithmia - Automates your data science and machine learning workflows and allows you to deploy and manage models at scale
Anno.AI – Enables team curated tagging of images for computer vision training
ArthurAI - Centralized AI Monitoring and Auditability so you maintain control over production models
BlueRidge.ai – Deploys physical environment sensors with cloud AI analytics to predict downtime in industrial equipment

Authentication and Privilege Management
HighSide – Ultra-secure messaging and file transfer, distributed multi-factor authentication and archiving and compliance in one enterprise application users will enjoy using
HYPR – Password-less security for enterprise, consumers and many other use cases
OnionID - Control and monitor IT admin activity to cloud and SaaS apps
Scytale - Standardize, scale, and accelerate service authentication across cloud, container, and on-premise platforms

Business Risk
Flashpoint – Leading provider of business risk intelligence
Prevailion – Enables detection of malware in supply chain partners to enable business risk
Strider - The world’s first risk intelligence platform enabling organizations to safeguard their personnel, intellectual property, and third-party network from economic statecraft risks.

Communication and Collaboration
Attila – Offers an easy to use hardware based VPN for site to site and mobile users
Highside - A more secure, compliant and scalable alternative to Slack with cloud and on-premise deployment options

Data Analytics and Threat Hunting
Datalogue – Consolidate, transform, and clean up your data automatically with intelligent data pipelines and supervised machine learning.
Gravwell – Unlimited ingest and high-performance search platforms that supports petabytes of data
Polarity - Augmented Reality for Your Desktop - Humans are good at analysis but bad at recall. Make your team smarter by giving them superhuman data awareness and recall.

Data Security
Enveil – Uses homomorphic encryption to perform search and analytics without requiring decryption of data
Racktop - CyberConverged Network Attached Storage - Software defined secure storage with advanced security, encryption, monitoring and compliance controls.

DevOPS and SaaS Security
AppOmni – Security monitoring and auditing for SalesForce, ServiceNOW and other leading SaaS application
FireHydrant – Repeatable process and automation for incidents.
NanoVMs – Run your code in unikernel virtual machines instead of containers for increased security and performance
Scytale - Standardize, scale, and accelerate service authentication across cloud, container, and on-premise platforms
StackRox - Container Adaptive Threat Protection - Docker & SecDevOps security monitoring and intrusion prevention

Embedded and Firmware Security
ReFirm Labs – Firmware security analysis made easy – useful for testing of products before they ship and auditing firmware being used inside your organization
RunSafe - Enables stakeholders, manufacturers and suppliers to harden embedded systems and devices to prevent cyberattacks

Human Resources and Training
Catalyte – Uses AI to recruit entire scrum teams anywhere in the USA
crosschq - The system of record for employee reference checks
Cybrary – Free cyber security training and recruiting platform
Ripple Match - Diversify your talent pool and gain access to a curated network of the most promising early career candidates in the country.
Tall Poppy - Targeted harassment mitigation as an employee benefit

Industrial and Manufacturing
BlueRidge.ai – Deploys physical environment sensors with cloud AI analytics to predict downtime in industrial equipment
Inertial Sense - Offers autonomy platform and sensor components measure and control movement in a wide variety of solutions and environments for robots, drones and autonomous vehicles.

Malware and Threat and Detection and Prevention
Bandura – Bandura enables organizations of all sizes to aggregate, Integrate, and take action with threat intelligence to protect their networks in an easy and scalable way
DNS Filter – Prevent and monitor network attacks with secure DNS – works on and off-premise
Dragos - Is the industry's most complete ICS cybersecurity technology, offering asset identification, threat detection, and response capabilities.
GreyNoise - Security Intelligence generated by knowing who scans the web
Huntress - Detects malicious persistence on Windows computers for MSPs and MSSPs
SecondWrite - Deep Learning Malware Analysis - Forces evasive malware to detonate through binary re-writing.

Patching
Automox – Cloud based patch management for Windows, OS X and Linux
NanoVMs – Run older Windows applications on a unikernel, avoiding the need to run or patch the Windows OS.

Phishing Prevention
Inky - Prevents false emails and phishing attacks through artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning with support for G Suite and O365.
PIXM - Eliminates phishing attacks delivered by email, social media, USB sticks and messaging apps with endpoint computer vision detection and prevention

Programing and Developer Tools
Retrium - Automates Agile Retrospectives to facilitate easy, effective and enjoyable agile retrospectives.
Tilt - Tilt manages local development instances for teams that deploy to Kubernetes.

Red Team and Adversary Simulation
Scythe - Continuous Red Team Automation - Makes red teams more efficient and provides realistic blue team training. Enables realistic testing of the entire Mitre ATT&CK framework.

Web Application Security
Contrast – Runtime Application Self Protection – enables web developers to detect and prevent breaches and code flaws
Tala - Stops Web Browser Attacks - Reduces fraud by agentlessly preventing browser attacks.
WhiteOps - Web Advertising Fraud Prevention - Saves advertising budget by removing botnets from web leads

Updates
December 1, 2019 - Protego acquired by Checkpoint - Monitors AWS Lambda applications for permission vulnerabilities and security issues.