Company Name: LightBeam.ai
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Sector: Cybersecurity - Zero Trust Data Protection
Funding Details: Raised $17.8M, led by Vertex Ventures US, with participation from Dropbox Ventures, 8VC, Village Global, and angel investors.
Purpose of Investment: To expand go-to-market initiatives and continue converging data security, privacy, and AI governance into a unified platform.
Leadership: CEO Himanshu Shukla
Product: LightBeam.ai offers a zero trust data protection platform that integrates data security, privacy, and AI governance. It uses generative AI technology for sensitive data cataloging, control, and compliance, across various data formats, ensuring comprehensive visibility, risk remediation, and regulatory compliance.
About Company: LightBeam.ai aims to enable businesses to navigate the complexities of data security and privacy with ease. The platform's identity-centric and automation-first approach facilitates zero trust data protection, catering to the needs of sectors like banking, financial services, insurance, healthcare, tech, and retail.
Company’s Vision: Himanshu Shukla highlights LightBeam's dedication to addressing the intricacies of sensitive data protection through automation and a zero-trust approach. LightBeam's platform is distinguished by its seamless integration of security and compliance workflows, aiming to empower organizations to leverage Generative AI responsibly.