Persistence Pays Off

There are lots of maxims in the startup world about passion, patience and perseverance — but most of the time it is just lip service. Rarely do founding teams stick together and fight though more than a decade of ups and downs. But that is exactly what the Centrify founders have done for the last 14 years, beginning inside Mayfield’s offices in March of 2004. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence. — Colin Powell To help reset the context, in 2004 Lance Armstrong won his 6th Tour de France and the Boston…

Centrify’s Next Strategic Step Forward with Thoma Bravo

I am pleased as CEO and co-founder of Centrify to announce that Centrify has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Thoma Bravo, a leading high-growth private investment firm with a significant track record in cybersecurity, will acquire a majority interest in Centrify from our current venture capital investors led by Mayfield, Accel, Jackson Square Ventures and Index Ventures. We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with this world class investor who has invested in other great cybersecurity companies like SailPoint, McAfee, Barracuda and others. We believe that this transaction optimally positions us to accelerate our pace of innovation in the…