The Business Side of CybersecurityForgePoint's Don Dixon on the Role of Venture Capitalists
In a crowded cybersecurity marketplace, it's challenging for newcomers not only to get funding, but also to rise above the noise and get attention. This is where venture capital firms can help, says Don Dixon, co-founder and managing director of ForgePoint Capital.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Dixon also discusses:
- His career experience;
- The role of VC firms;
- ForgePoint's portfolio of companies.
Dixon has been investing in cybersecurity since 1988. He is currently on the boards of IronNet Cybersecurity, CyberCube Analytics, ID Experts, Qualys, 2Checkout, Advanced Payment Solutions, Amprius, and Top Image Systems. He also has been on the boards of Neohapsis - which was acquired by Cisco; Signio - which was acquired by Verisign; and Sygate Technologies, acquired by Symantec.