Cypress Growth Capital Invests In Cyber Watch Systems

$2.5M Funding for Cybersecurity Consulting and Managed Services Provider

Cypress Growth Capital is pleased to announce our recent investment in Cyber Watch Systems. Headquartered in Dallas, Cyber Watch offers information security consulting and ongoing managed security services for middle market enterprises.

Led by industry veterans, the company assists clients in planning and designing cyber security solutions that proactively protect their organization's most critical assets. Cyber Watch leverages its technical personnel and labs to select the most advanced, yet proven, emerging security technologies. 

Cyber Watch's Virtual CISO service makes it easy for clients to access experienced, certified information security professionals who work closely with the client's executive team in the areas of cybersecurity governance, compliance management, IT risk management, data privacy and breach assessment.

Finally, Cyber Watch offers a 24 X 7 managed security service that handles day-to-day security operations to reduce cyber security alert fatigue, as well as an assessment service that proactively identifies and mitigates threats.

The $2,500,000 financing will be used primarily for sales and marketing initiatives, and the development of new, high demand service offerings tailored to the mid-market.

Investment Profile

Cypress Growth Capital is actively seeking growing companies led by committed entrepreneurs who value their equity. We look for companies with the following characteristics:
• Software or technology-enabled services
• Annual revenue of $3M to $20M
• Profitable or nearing profitability
• At least two years of operating history
• Growth capital needs up to $5M
• Headquartered in the United States

About Cypress Growth Capital

For an entrepreneur considering growth funding, Cypress Growth Capital provides an innovative alternative to equity and traditional debt. Our firm invests up to $5,000,000 in emerging companies using a royalty-based approach that preserves an entrepreneur's equity and control. Drawing on a proven track record of royalty-based investments in thirty software and technology-focused companies since 2011, Cypress provides a flexible, patient form of capital that is well suited to the unique financing needs of young, growing companies. Our partners have extensive operating experience providing useful, practical assistance. With more than $100,000,000 of capital under management, Cypress is the largest and most active royalty-based growth capital investor in the U.S. To hear success stories of entrepreneurs who have partnered with Cypress to achieve their goals, please click here.

Cypress Growth Capital

Bart Goodwin, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Ed Mello, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Vik Thapar, Partner
Stu Bell, Operating Partner


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About Cyber Watch Systems 

Cyber Watch Systems offers a network security strategy that enables customers to identify the gaps that may expose their organizations to risk, giving them confidence that their data is protected. We assist our clients in securing their organization from internal and external threats by identifying the best products and solutions based on their current network security infrastructure.