Cybersecurity startup 1Kosmos raised Rs 110Cr in Series A round from ForgePoint Capital

1Kosmos, a cybersecurity startup, has raised Rs110 Cr in a Series A round from ForgePoint Capital with plans to use the fresh capital to accelerate its growth and product roadmap. Kosmos after the fundraiser comes out of stealth mode to offer a security platform that brings identity and authentication assurance levels through advanced biometrics and a private blockchain ecosystem.

The startup provides a digital identity proofing and passwordless authentication for workforce and customers. Its family of products include BlockID Verify, BlockID Workforce, and BlockID Customer that delivers security for enterprises and individuals.

The funding round tagged in Alberto Yépez to the 1Kosmos Board of Directors. The startup has assembled an advisory board that brings together top professionals in the cybersecurity sector, including Booz Allen, the National Security Agency (NSA), Barclays, Oliver Wyman, Jeffries, and more.

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