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40Seas on the crest of a wave: Bold innovators in SME, cross-border trade financing

After a rigorous process of establishing product-market fit, one of our home-grown foundry companies, 40Seas has emerged from stealth mode with a spectacular $111m funding raise.
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The CEO’s Guide to the CISO Budget Meeting

Ultimately, CEOs are responsible for every bad thing that happens to the company, but they’re not experts on everything. They depend on the experts who report to them. One of these is the CISO. What should the CEO ask the CISO to ensure the company’s interests are being served and served best under their constraints?…
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The Team8 CISO Summit is Coming Back to NYC: Exploring the Human Side of the CISO Role

Startups are never easy. But in the last decade – and especially during the ‘Covid boom’ of 2020-2021 – money was less of an issue. With near endless flows of capital into private markets and a booming stock market, founders had access to unprecedented amounts of cash.
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3 Practical Financial Tips for Managing B2B Startups During a Crisis

Startups are never easy. But in the last decade – and especially during the ‘Covid boom’ of 2020-2021 – money was less of an issue. With near endless flows of capital into private markets and a booming stock market, founders had access to unprecedented amounts of cash.
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Hot Off the Press: A CISO’s Guide to Legal Risks and Liabilities

When venture-backed companies were chasing growth metrics, higher cloud bills were shrugged off as unavoidable. But the exuberance of the last few years is fading, and investors are adopting a more somber approach to their portfolio companies’ financials. Usage-based cloud and SaaS services, which have become a major cost center, are coming into the spotlight.
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3 guiding FinOps principles that will help you explain cloud costs to the board

When venture-backed companies were chasing growth metrics, higher cloud bills were shrugged off as unavoidable. But the exuberance of the last few years is fading, and investors are adopting a more somber approach to their portfolio companies’ financials. Usage-based cloud and SaaS services, which have become a major cost center, are coming into the spotlight.
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See Yourself in Cyber – 7 Industry Leaders Share Their Journey and Learnings

Who are the cybersecurity insiders? What motivates them to build companies in this ever-evolving landscape? What’s keeping them up at night? October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s theme is “See Yourself in Cyber”, highlighting the human element in an industry that might seem complex and daunting to many. To mark the occasion, we spoke…
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The Modern Software Supply Chain Has Too Many Weak Links. OX Security Has a Solution

OX Security, the newest addition to the Team8 family, is pioneering the next generation of software supply chain security and integrity. Now that news of its $34M funding has been made public
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Tackling Global Cybersecurity Challenges: It Takes a Village (of CISOs)

The cybersecurity industry is still relatively young, but the need for better collaboration and knowledge sharing has been around since its inception. Being a CISO can be an isolating experience: the very nature of the role requires confidentiality, discretion, and in some cases hitting the brakes on new initiatives for the sake of protecting the organization.
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RSA 2022 – A Happy Reunion

The RSA Conference in San Francisco is the largest gathering of cybersecurity professionals and experts, vendors, technologists and investors, to discuss current and future concerns, best practices and industry trends.
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Founders Spotlight: Q&A with Dig Security Co-founder and CEO Dan Benjamin

Dig Security came out of stealth last week with the announcement of its seed funding, led by Team8. To mark the milestone, we sat down with Dig Security Co-founder and CEO, Dan Benjamin, to find out more about Dig’s unique solution. 
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Welcoming Dig Security to Team8’s Portfolio to Solve Data Security in the Cloud

I’m excited to share that cloud data security company, Dig Security, emerged from stealth mode with today’s announcement of its $11M seed funding, led by Team8 Capital.
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