California firm invests $60M in Clearwater company FairWarning

California growth equity firm Mainsail Partners invested $60 million in Clearwater cybersecurity company FairWarning. Pictured is the FairWarning office in 2015. [
MONICA HERNDON | TIMES, 2015]
California growth equity firm Mainsail Partners invested $60 million in Clearwater cybersecurity company FairWarning. Pictured is the FairWarning office in 2015. [ MONICA HERNDON | TIMES, 2015]
Published June 11
Updated June 11

Times Staff Writer

CLEARWATER — California growth equity firm Mainsail Partners invested $60 million in Clearwater cybersecurity company FairWarning, the companies announced Monday. FairWarning provides software that protects sensitive data for health care, financial services and other businesses.

"This capital and partnership with Mainsail will support our primary goal of delivering more value to customers faster than anyone in the industry," Kurt Long, CEO of FairWarning, said in a release.

Mainsil was attracted to FairWarning because of the company’s wholistic approach to security. FairWarning has 115 employees.

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