Our Approach

Investment. Infrastructure. Go-to-Market Muscle.

We enable today’s visionary
technologies to become
tomorrow’s market leaders

Merlin Ventures is a strategic investor focused on driving growth and value for cybersecurity software companies with market-leading potential. We search globally for opportunities to partner with world-class entrepreneurs with cutting-edge technology. Every investment in our portfolio benefits from our expertise within the U.S. federal and commercial markets and enjoys critical engineering, go-to-market, sales, and support services from Merlin’s vastly experienced team.


The Merlin difference

our approach
Who We Invest In

Emerging cybersecurity software companies

How Much We Invest

Up to $10 million

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Where We Invest

United States and allied nations

When We Invest

Series A, B, C funding rounds

We’re more than just an investor

Merlin Ventures is committed to providing an unparalleled experience for every company in our investment portfolio. We take a hands-on and strategic approach to everything we do, from sales, marketing, and engineering, to strategy, finance, and operations. The added value our partners receive includes:

Go-to-Market Planning & Execution

  • 30, 90, and 180-day joint marketing plans
  • Merlin Cyber identifies cross-sell opportunities with existing customers
  • Creation of digital marketing assets and sales collateral by Merlin’s experts

Sales Enablement

  • Priority use of our experienced in-house sales team of engineers and sales representatives
  • Guidance on product market fit, including a roadmap of necessary certifications and help achieving them.

Active & Continuous Support

  • Involved board participation
  • In-house finance, strategy, and operations consulting
  • Access to Merlin Ventures’ global network of relationships