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Founded in 2009, Vade is an international pioneer in threat detection and response that already monitors one billion emails worldwide. The company has become a global cybersecurity SaaS player recognized by G2 as a leader in email security and cloud email security. It now employs nearly 200 people in France, the USA, Canada, Japan and Israel.

The Management has decided to raise funds to further accelerate Vade's international expansion and provide additional investment to enhance its already industry leading cybersecurity products for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), MSPs and small and medium businesses. The company also plans to put increased emphasis on developing MSSP-tailored solutions with simple, rapid installation and high efficiency.

About Vade

Vade is a global cybersecurity company specializing in the development of threat detection and response technology with artificial intelligence. Vade’s products and solutions protect consumers, businesses, and organizations from email-borne cyberattacks, including malware/ransomware, spear phishing/business email compromise, and phishing.

Founded in 2009, Vade protects more than 1 billion corporate and consumer mailboxes and serves the ISP, SMB, and MSP markets with award-winning products and solutions that help increase cybersecurity and maximize IT efficiency.

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About Auriga Partners

Auriga Partners is a pioneer of venture capital in France and a specialist in early stage investment in IT and Life Sciences. Since 1998, Auriga Partners has made nearly 120 investments and currently manages over €400 million.

More recently, the management company has embarked on a multi-specialist investment strategy aimed at bringing together expertise in high value-added areas such as cyber with Cyber Impact Ventures and healthcare through Biotech Promise.

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About Bpifrance

Bpifrance's equity investments are made through Bpifrance Investissement. Bpifrance finances companies - at every stage of their development - with loans, guarantees and equity. Bpifrance supports them in their innovation and international projects. Bpifrance also ensures their export activity through a wide range of products. Consulting, university, networking and acceleration programs for startups, SMEs and ETIs are also part of the offer to entrepreneurs. Thanks to Bpifrance and its 50 regional offices, entrepreneurs benefit from a close, single and efficient contact to help them face their challenges.

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About Tikehau Ace Capital

Tikehau Ace Capital is a private equity firm specialised in strategic industries and technologies, with €1.3 billion in assets under management. Founded in 2000, Tikehau Ace invests with a vertical approach in strategic industries (e.g. Aerospace, Defense and technologies (e.g. Cybersecurity)). Tikehau Ace Capital has built its model on strategic partnerships with large corporates (including Airbus, Safran, Dassault Aviation, Thales, EDF, Naval Group, and Sopra Steria), which invest in its funds and maintain an ongoing dialogue with the firm, enabling Tikehau Ace Capital to take a differentiated approach to investing.

Tikehau Ace is present in Paris,Toulouse and Madrid, and benefits from the worldwide presence of Tikehau Capital.

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Thibaut De Smedt

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Stanislas de Gmeline

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Sanjin Goglia

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Charlie Pujo

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Charles Recape

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Maxime Roi

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Charles Taravel

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