Proofpoint Raises $28M for E-mail Security

Medford, Cassimir
February 2008
Red Herring;2/27/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the $28 million raised by e-mail security firm Proofpoint in a funding round led by new investor DAG Ventures. The new cash infusion raises the six-year-old firm's overall investment tally to $86 million and Proofpoint executives see an initial public offering (IPO) as a viable future option. Proofpoint provides products and services that allow companies and government agencies to screen incoming mail for things like viruses and spam and outgoing mail for potential compliance violations.


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