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Nginx

Open source web server and load balancer service, which is used by more than 66% of the world’s busiest websites, including Netflix, Facebook, Airbnb, etc.

Runa supported the company since its foundation, and we have served as its investor from the first round in 2011 till its acquisition in 2019.

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Milestones

2011
Founded by Igor, Maxim, and Andrew
2011
$3M Series A round co-led by Runa and e.ventures
2012
Gus Robertson, former VP at Red Hat, joined NGINX as a CEO to drive sales and international expansion
2013
$10M Series B round led by NEA, e.ventures, and MSD Capital
2014
$20M Series B1 round led by NEA, Index Ventures
2018
$43M Series C round led by Goldman Sachs
2019
Acquired by F5 Networks for $670M enterprise value

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29 Jun 2022

Learn how your organization can embed #security by design throughout the entire SDLC by shifting left and move towards a #DevSecOps culture. Download the free report today bit.ly/39ZgcQ9

28 Jun 2022

Developers need to think like WAF operators for #security. Start with secure coding and think of Web application firewalls not as a prophylactic but as part of the secure coding test process. Learn more about the shift-left security mindset: bit.ly/3nnwxRL

28 Jun 2022

We’re happy to announce the availability of #NGINX Plus R27, which introduces keepalive connections for health checks, support for Kernel TLS, more TLS metrics, custom error codes for JWT validation failures, and more. bit.ly/3nsSMFK

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Key locations

  • San Francisco, CA, USA

Runa invested

  • Oct 2011

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