Virtru is a global leader in data privacy & protection which empowers secure collaboration for Google, Microsoft, and more.

Virtru is the first platform to provide a comparable level of control over the data layer itself. 

Virtru was founded in 2012 by John Ackerly and Will Ackerly. The company is based in Washington, District of Columbia.


Virtru's file and encrypted email service allows organizations to secure sensitive information and support compliance including HIPAA, FERPA, CJIS, ITAR and others. It offers a set of tools that allow senders to decide who has access to their messages, track and restrict the chain of forwards and set a kill switch on emails and attachments.


Virtru’s product encrypts data as it’s moved or shared using email applications, file-sharing platforms, software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps, and cloud environments. Integrations include Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, Salesforce, Zendesk, and more than 100 SaaS applications in total.


Virtru has more than 7,000 customers, secures roughly 2 million emails and files every day. The platform has protected more than 1 billion data assets to date. Customers include Verizon, Netflix, the state of Maryland, Brown University, EmblemHealth, SoFi, and Redfin.


Virtru is backed by Iconiq Growth, NEA, Tiger Global, Bessemer Venture Partners, Soros Fund Management, Samsung NEXT, MC2, and others. The company raised $60M in Series C round on Jan 20, 2022. This brings Virtru's total funding to $136.8M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $136.8M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Washington
  • State: District Of Columbia
  • Country: United States
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