Imperva, formerly WEBcohort, is the comprehensive digital security leader on a mission to help organizations protect their data and all paths to it.

Imperva protects customers from cyber attacks through all stages of their digital transformation.

Imperva, originally named WEBcohort, was founded in 2002 by Shlomo Kramer, Amichai Shulman and Mickey Boodaei. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with 17 offices around the globe.


Imperva’s software stack contains products for both application and data security. Imperva's unmatched end-to-end application and data security protects critical Apps, APIs, and Data, anywhere, at scale, and with the highest ROI. 


Imperva Data Security Fabric protects critical workloads and ensures compliance in highly-regulated industries across hybrid and multi cloud environments at any scale, including through digital transformation. With an integrated approach combining edge, application security, and data security, Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey.


Imperva protects over 6,200 enterprise customers in 150 countries, with 500+ channel partners in 70 countries. Some of its customers include eBay, Coca-Cola, VW, Sony, NetSuite, Scoot Airlines, Hasbro, Sun Life, Shutterfly, and many more.


Imperva is backed by Accel, Greylock Partners, Thoma Bravo, Forgepoint Capital, Venrock, Meritech Capital Partners, USVP, KKR, and others. The company has raised a total of $94.4M in funding to date. Imperva was acquired by Thoma Bravo for a $2.1B on Oct 10, 2018.



  • Year founded: 2002
  • Funding Info: Acquired for a $2.1B on Oct 10, 2018
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Acquired for $2.1B as of Oct 10, 2018
  • City/Town: Redwood Shores
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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