Snyk is an open source and developer-first security technology company that helps organizations find and fix vulnerabilities in open source dependencies and container images.

Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and container images. 

Snyk was founded in 2015 by Guy Podjarny, Danny Grander, & Assaf Hefetz. The company is based in London, UK, with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Tel Aviv, Israel.

Snyk’s mission is to help developers use open source code and stay secure.

Snyk’s unique developer focused product enables developers and enterprise security to continuously find & fix vulnerable dependencies without slowing down, with seamless integration into Dev & DevOps workflows.


Snyk's solution is built on a comprehensive, proprietary vulnerability database, maintained by an expert security research team in Israel and London. With tight integration into existing developer workflows, source control (including GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab), and CI/CD pipelines, Snyk enables efficient security workflows and reduces mean-time-to-fix.


Snyk is adopted by over 1.5M developers, with industry is increasingly embracing Snyk as the developer-first security standard, with leaders such as Atlassian, Docker, Red Hat, Trend Micro and Rapid7 building on Snyk's data and technology to embed security into their cloud native applications and development processes. 


Snyk is backed by Accel, GV, Boldstart Ventures, Stripes, Tiger Global, Coatue, Addition, Salesforce Ventures, Canaan Partners, Trend Forward and others. The company raised $300M in Series E round on Mar 10, 2021. This brings Snyk's total funding to $752M to date. The Series E round pushed the company's valuation to $4.7B, which is nearly doubled from the previous $2.6B valuation gained after the Series D in Sep 2020.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $752M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: $50M-$100M (2020)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $4.7B as of March 10, 2021
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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