By Julie Bort, Ben Bergman, Darius Rafieyan, Leena Rao, Madeline Renbarger, Samantha Stokes, and Vishal Persaud
Recommended by: Avery Rosin at Lead Edge Capital
Relationship: Lead Edge Capital is an investor in Nucleus Security.
Total funding: $23.1 million
What it does: Nucleus Security manages cybersecurity for companies through one holistic platform.
Why it’s on the list: Rosin said, Nucleus has been growing rapidly over the past few years, more than doubling every year, with many impressive enterprise accounts and a growing federal presence as well. Also, thanks to its platform, it filters out the most important notifications for review and handles the rest.