Malwarebytes Raises $50 Million from Fidelity

I’m very excited to announce that we have closed our second round of funding with a fantastic investment partner, Fidelity.

For a startup, choosing an investment partner and making a deal happen is usually a stressful process. But this was as close to a no brainer as possible.

Fidelity has an amazing track record of backing fast growing, disruptive companies like Uber, Airbnb and SpaceX.

It’s humbling to be thought of alongside them. Fidelity’s belief in Malwarebytes validates the strength of our business model and the excellence of our products.

More importantly, their investment gives us the opportunity to hire even more talented engineers to help us fight malware and accelerate Malwarebytes’ strategic sales, marketing and future product initiatives in our fast growing enterprise business.

I’m extremely proud of what we’ve accomplished in just eight years since we launched the company. Malwarebytes software protects millions of consumers and tens of thousands of businesses against malicious threats that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions.

In 2015, our software ran on 250 million unique endpoints worldwide.

What does it take to make this possible? It takes a team of the most passionate and dedicated – and of course, smartest – researchers and engineers working tirelessly to stay ahead of the bad guys. The competition to hire and retain the best people in this business is fierce. This funding goes a long way to making sure they play on our team.

We believe in a malware-free existence, and we will do everything in our power to make that happen – 24/7/365.

For all the details on this exciting news, check out the press release here.