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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 Neworks for $670M enterprise value

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10 Jul 2020

This blog discusses the specific security and compliance challenges that enterprises face when they handle credit card transactions, and how technologies like a #WAF, and #NGINX App Protect in particular, can help meet regulatory requirements. bit.ly/2NK7qXk #PCI

09 Jul 2020

This September we're hosting 3-ish days of virtual "keynotes," tons of demos, and an #NGINXforGood #Hackathon. Save the dates for !conf() aka #NGINXSprint! bit.ly/31W4pf4

09 Jul 2020

If you deliver content over the internet to a global audience and care about performance, you’re likely using a content delivery network. Get a technical deep dive on building your own CDN with NGINX Plus in this live session with Sean Maritz: bit.ly/2ZlVsJ0

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Key locations

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Moscow, Russia

Runa invested

  • Oct 2011

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