Cybersecurity firm New Knowledge Secures $11 Million

By StartUp City | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

New Knowledge, an Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity company that protects corporations from covert, coordinated disinformation campaigns, raised $11M in Series A funding.

The round was led by existing investor GGV Capital, with participation from Lux Capital. The startup is backed by Moonshot Capital, Haystack Ventures, Geekdom Fund, Capital Factory, and Spitfire Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales and marketing to scale in new markets.

Founded by CEO Jonathon Morgan, New Knowledge is a cybersecurity company specializing in disinformation defense for highly visible brands under attack by coordinated and covert digital manipulation campaigns. The company’s combination of artificial intelligence and human analysis work to identify attacks, analyze the source and mitigate the spread of malign narratives.

Since its launch in 2015, New Knowledge has served clients across entertainment, energy, financial services, and defense sectors to protect their online communities, their brand reputation and integrity.