Fireblade Raises Capital from Blue Ant Investments
Oct 17, 2013
Fireblade (formerly known as SiteBlackBox), a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of website protection and traffic management solutions, raised capital from Blue Ant Investments. This investment completed Fireblade’s funding round, which raised nearly $4.5m previously. In conjunction with the funding, Zachary Smith, director of Blue Ant Investments, joined the company’s Board of Directors. Fireblade intends to use the funds to continue to develop its solutions. has a growing list of customers, including some of the most highly trafficked websites with page-hits in the billions. With its recent presence at the cPanel conference in New Orleans, the company is poised to expand its product portfolio and enter the web hosting and infrastructure environment. Co-founded in 2009 by CEO Shay Rapaport and Erez Azaria, the company provides a Software as a Service (SaaS) website protection and traffic management platform that currently protects billions of page-hits each month. Its client base includes some of the largest and busiest websites.