Menlo Park, CA. – May 10, 2016 – Menlo Security today announced that it has been selected as a “2016 TiE50 Winner” as a part of the prestigious TiE50 Technology Awards Program. Winners were announced on Friday, May 6th at TiEcon, the organization’s annual entrepreneurial conference.
The cloud-based Menlo Security Isolation Platform (MSIP) eliminates the possibility of malware reaching user devices via compromised or malicious Web sites, Email or documents.
“We are honored to be named a TiE50 winner for 2016,” said Kowsik Guruswamy, Chief Technology Officer for Menlo Security. “As threats from malware and ransomeware continue to harm organizations, Menlo Security’s unique approach featuring cloud-based isolation with Adaptive Clientless Rendering (ACR) is delivering standout results and improved protection for our growing list of customers.”
The 2016 TiE50 award continues Menlo Security’s growing list of industry achievements, having been recently named as one of the ten showcase vendors at the 13th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, having been awarded as one of Dark Reading’s 20 Security Startups to watch in 2016, named as one of CRN Magazine’s 20 Coolest Web and Security Vendors for 2016, and included in Forbes Magazine’s list of 2015’s Hottest Start-ups.
“TiE50 has become a global brand that attracts thousands of companies worldwide. We screened more than 2,000 companies this year and selected the most innovative 70 companies as 2016 TiE50 Top Start-ups. TiE50 presentation audiences are treated to amazing ideas and disruptive technologies,” said Karpagam Narayanan, program co-chair.
“The TiE50 Program is one of TiE Silicon Valley’s most successful programs. This year, the screening committee included 47 judges who are highly accomplished domain experts, senior executives, venture capitalists, and marquee tech entrepreneurs. The TiE50 program’s track record since its inception in 2009 shows an overwhelming 92% percentage of start-ups to get funded within one year of being recognized! About 130 Top Start-ups had successful exits so far."
President-elect and program co-chair Ram K. Reddy added: “TiE Silicon Valley will continue to mentor and support these companies throughout the year by offering guidance and connectivity to our broader ecosystem.”
TiEcon is the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with loyal participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. Each year, about 5000 attendees from across the world converge upon the Silicon Valley to attend TiEcon. Attendees come together to network and experience content rich sessions TiEcon was listed by Worth Magazine as one of the 10 best conferences for ideas and entrepreneurship along with TED and the World Economic Forum. For more information on TiEcon, visit http://www.tiecon.org/.
TieEco is TiE Silicon Valley’s global ecosystem platform to virtually connect Entrepreneurs to mentor advisors/investers/experts to foster technology entrepreneurship through mentoring, education, and networking. http://www.tieeco.org
About Menlo Security
Menlo Security protects organizations from cyber attack by eliminating the threat of malware from Web and email. Menlo Security’s cloud based Isolation Platform easily scales to provide comprehensive protection across organizations of any size without requiring end point software or impacting end user experience. Menlo Security is trusted by some of the world’s largest enterprises, including Fortune 500 companies and financial services institutions. Backed by General Catalyst, Sutter Hill Ventures and Osage University Partners, Menlo Security is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. For more information, visit http://www.menlosecurity.com or@menlosecurity.
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