SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA – June 27, 2017 – In keeping with their mission to support innovation and entrepreneurship in the Maritimes, Mariner Partners and East Valley Ventures lead the seed investment round for Beauceron Security Inc. The Fredericton-based cybersecurity software developer provides a unique platform for measuring, managing and monitoring cyber risk based on people, process, culture and technology.
“We’re thrilled to have Mariner Partners and East Valley Ventures as investors, partners and clients,” said Beauceron CEO David Shipley. “As an investor, Mariner provides tremendous support not only financially, but with a wealth of experience helping some of Atlantic Canada’s most innovative and successful technology companies start, grow and thrive. As a client, Mariner helped provide invaluable early feedback on our initial beta product and as a partner, they will help us meet the growing cybersecurity needs of firms across North America.”
Mariner will partner with Beauceron to help bring its technology to customers across North America through its new business line – Mariner Security Solutions. Created to address the growing threat of cyber criminal activity and reduce the growing business risk Mariner’s information security arm will offer a wide range of services including security testing and audits, security gap assessments, disaster recovery, cloud security, CISO as a service, project security management as well as training and seminars.
“Mariner is excited to support as well as be a part of this new way to improve security for organizations. We participated in Beauceron’s initial beta program within in our own organization and feel strongly the software and the concept overall is a real winner. Mariner is not just an investor, we use the system ourselves and will also provide to our own customers,” said Paul Eisner, General Manager, Mariner Security Solutions.
Mariner Partners is known for innovation through big data applications, software development, advisory services and commitment to customer success. The group serves global customers ranging from the world’s largest TV and broadband Internet companies, to leading financial and real estate firms and governments with complex IT requirements.
The start-up acceleration division of Mariner Partners, East Valley Ventures specializes in mentoring and providing support to entrepreneurs. The organization has a current portfolio of over 35 investments in the many areas including big data, IoT, business process management, analytics, eCommerce, network management, eLearning and more. East Valley Ventures boasts numerous successful exits including Q1 Labs (IBM), Radian6 (Salesforce.com) and Brovada (Willis Towers Watson).
For more information on Mariner’s security solutions:
General Manager, Mariner Security Solutions
1 Germain Street, 18th floor
Saint John, NB, Canada
T/ (506) 642-9000
T/ (506) 642-9000