Google Ventures

Google Ventures in its US$15 million investment in CmdWatch Security

Client

Google Ventures

Value

US$15 milllion

Service

Emerging and High Growth Companies

Date Closed

February 2019

Industry

Venture Capital

Lead Office

Toronto


On February 26, 2019, CmdWatch Security, Inc. (Cmd) announced the completion of its US$15 million Series B financing round, led by Google Ventures (GV). The transaction included participation from Amplify Partners, returning investor Expa Labs, and additional strategic investors. Cmd will use the proceeds to grow its product and engineering teams as it continues to develop new defensive capabilities for its core platform.

GV operates as an venture capital arm of Alphabet Inc. specializing in growth capital, start-ups, early, seed, growth stage, mid stage, and late stage investments.  

Cmd, based out of Vancouver, develops security platforms that provide control and visibility into production workloads in the Cloud and on premise to organizations.  

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented GV with a team led by Chad Bayne that included Justin Young, Jacques Du Plessis, Shannon Davidson (Emerging and High Growth Companies) and Colena Der (Tax).


Team
Chad Bayne
Key Contact

Chad Bayne

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Justin D. Young

Justin D. Young

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Jacques Du Plessis

Jacques Du Plessis

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Shannon Davidson

Shannon Davidson

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Colena Der

Colena Der

Partner, Taxation