Niksun Overview

  • Founded
  • 1997


  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 319


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 4

Niksun General Information


Developer of network security and performance management systems designed to offer security and optimization of networks. The company's product allows every piece of data traversing the network to be simultaneously captured, inspected, mined, correlated, and stored at rates, enabling companies, government agencies, and service providers to get in-depth and actionable insight into security threats, performance issues, and compliance risks.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Network Management Software
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • 457 North Harrison Street
  • Princeton, NJ 08540
  • United States
+1 (609) 000-0000

Niksun Timeline

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Niksun Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Oct-2021 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt - PPP 27-Apr-2020 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 07-Jun-2002 000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B1) $26.8M $29.8M 00000 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) $2.99M $2.99M 000.00 Completed Startup
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Niksun Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B2 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00.00 0.000
Series B1 00,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 13,576,479 $0.010000 8% $0.22 $0.22 1x $0.22 14.38%
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Niksun Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Network Management Software
Princeton, NJ
319 As of 2023
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Niksun Competitors (60)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
NetScout Systems Formerly PE-Backed Westford, MA 0000 0000 000000000000 0000
000000000 Private Equity-Backed Milpitas, CA 0000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Ottawa, Canada 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
0000000 Private Equity-Backed Santa Clara, CA 000 00000 000000000 00000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Niksun Patents

Niksun Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230161769-A1 Method for dynamic resource scheduling of programmable dataplanes for network telemetry Pending 29-Sep-2021 000000000
US-20150009840-A1 Packet time stamp processing methods, systems, and apparatus Inactive 03-Jul-2013 0000000000 00
US-20140032748-A1 Configurable network monitoring methods, systems, and apparatus Inactive 25-Jul-2012 000000000 00
US-20130166774-A1 Dynamic network provisioning systems and methods Inactive 13-Sep-2011 00000000000
US-7242681-B1 System and method for intercepting and authenticating packets during one or more communication sessions and automatically recognizing content Inactive 17-May-2002 H04L63/166
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Niksun Executive Team (20)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Parag Pruthi Ph.D Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Nik Pruthi Co-Chief Financial Officer & President
Satish Pruthi Co-Chief Financial Officer
Sumit Pal Director, Engineering
Andrew Heybey Chief Architect, Core Technologies
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Niksun Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Niksun Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
ABN AMRO Bank Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Dot Edu Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kinsale Capital Partners PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Redwood Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Niksun Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 000 11-Jan-2010 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
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