Press Release

Eclypsium Named to Coveted CNBC Upstart 100 List

Enterprise Firmware Security Leader Recognized as One of The Most Promising Startups to Watch

Portland, OR – November 12, 2019 – Eclypsium today announced it has been named to the CNBC Upstart 100, a list of the most promising up-and-coming companies with the potential to transform industries. CNBC recognized Eclypsium, out of hundreds of nominations, as a barrier-breaking company on the path to becoming a household name.

Eclypsium brings together an unmatched combination of talent and expertise dedicated to stopping the threats that subvert traditional security. With the backing of top tier investors, Eclypsium has assembled a team of preeminent firmware security experts and researchers, paired with security industry veterans who have delivered innovative, usable, and reliable security products for enterprises. Today, Eclypsium defends leading enterprises and federal agencies from vulnerabilities and threats hidden within firmware that are invisible to most organizations. 

“This has been a remarkable year for Eclypsium, and we are honored to be recognized on the CNBC Upstart 100 list as a company with great promise,” said Yuriy Bulygin, CEO of Eclypsium. “We fundamentally believe that firmware security is an emerging issue facing all organizations, and it is our mission to ensure that they are protected from this growing class of threats. We will continue to work tirelessly to keep organizations, their customers and their supply chain partners secure against this threat.”

The CNBC Upstart 100 honor adds to Eclypsium’s significant momentum over the past year.

  •  In December 2018, the company raised $8.75M in Series A funding in an oversubscribed round by Madrona Venture Group, Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital and Ubiquity Ventures. 
  •  In February 2019, the company was named one of 10 finalists for the RSA® Conference 2019 Innovation Sandbox Contest, the security industry’s most prestigious contest for entrepreneurial cybersecurity companies to launch their ground-breaking research and innovation.
  • Eclypsium Platform was also named as one of the most exciting new security products released at RSA® Conference 2019 by CSO Online
  •  In August, at Defcon, Eclypsium researchers presented their Screwed Drivers research, which was subsequently highlighted as one of The Best of Black Hat and Defcon 2019 talks.
  • In addition, Eclypsium was recently cited as one of only two representative vendors in a Gartner, Inc. report on the firmware security industry, titled How to Mitigate Firmware Security Risks in Data Centers, and Public and Private Clouds.

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About Eclypsium

Eclypsium protects organizations from the foundation of their computing infrastructure upward, controlling the risk and stopping threats inside firmware of laptops, servers, and networking infrastructure across enterprise endpoints, data centers and cloud infrastructure. The Eclypsium enterprise firmware protection platform is built on decades of firmware threat research and real-world experience pioneering the open source project CHIPSEC. Eclypsium’s solution proactively finds and manages firmware risk and protects from firmware-based threats at all of the key points in the hardware lifecycle, from deployment to operational use. Eclypsium is headquartered in the Portland, OR area. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter @eclypsium, or request additional information at [email protected].


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