Shape Security Nabs $40M

Mountain View-based Shape Security, which develops network appliances specifically aimed at fighting malware and botnets, has raised $40M in a Series C funding round. The company--founded by ex-Googlers--said the funding was led by Norwest Venture Partners, and also included Sierra Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Venrock, Google Ventures, Tomorrow Ventures and Allegis Capital. The company has now raised around $65.6M in funding. More information »