Symantec Ventures

Driving innovation by enabling early stage cyber security companies

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Who We Are

Symantec Ventures is?an active, strategic?partner at key stages of a startup’s growth. We are dedicated to helping visionary entrepreneurs protect the Cloud Generation?and work with Symantec to stop tomorrow’s advanced threats.


What We Do

Symantec brings you access to unrivaled technology, go-to-market resources and relationships around the world. Our technology ranges from platforms such as the Integrated Cyber Defense Platform for enterprises and the Digital Safety Platform for consumers to cutting edge innovations in?AI?and the world’s largest civilian threat intelligence network.

Symantec has developed APIs around our threat intelligence and application platforms that enable rapid innovation and foster a rich development ecosystem.?

How We Help Cyber Security Start-ups

Informed Data

Symantec has a broad range of intelligence data powered by the world’s largest civilian threat intelligence network. We are using this data to continually improve and further develop our products such as for machine learning, advanced analytics and threat research.

Market Visibility

We believe that open ecosystems are critical for delivering security innovation. Working with Symantec Ventures can help to create visibility with our premier customers and partners and can enable your company to participate with us in innovation events.

Connected APIs

We want to help you develop applications using our APIs to build on the Integrated Cyber Defense Platform to enhance and accelerate your technology. Our Technology Integration Partner Program empowers partners to integrate and certify their solutions with Symantec's product portfolio resulting in access to greater market opportunities.


When we invest we look for ideas that align with our mission. We believe that the threat landscape has reached unprecedented levels. No single company or organization can protect the world alone. We are focused on building an ecosystem of cyber warriors who are ready to create new defense tactics and take pride in stopping the bad guys.

Symantec Ventures Portfolio Company Appthority Acquired

Symantec acquired startup Appthority to enhance protection from mobile application vulnerabilities. This acquisition reinforces Symantec’s commitment to protect modern endpoints and operating systems.

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TIPP Innovation Playground

We’ve created the Technology Integration Partner Program (TIPP) Innovation Playground, a new program where cyber security startups can team up with Symantec to solve problems faster and dramatically reduce their time to market for their customers. Startups are risk takers who move quickly and accelerate new innovation. We hope to partner with small startups and visionary entrepreneurs who have complementary technologies.