Quild #17: Island
The enterprise browser
This is the Quild daily, highlighting one early-stage startup that has statistically significant signals of becoming a unicorn.
Island, the Enterprise Browser, is the ideal enterprise workplace, where work flows freely while remaining fundamentally secure. With the core needs of the enterprise naturally embedded in the browser itself, Island gives organizations complete control, visibility, and governance over the last mile, while delivering the same smooth Chromium-based browser experience users expect.
Founders: Mike Fey (CEO), Dan Amiga (CTO)
Seasoned executives of top companies
Mike was the EVP & CTO of McAfee (NASDAQ:MCFE) and the President & COO of Symantec, both among the largest cybersecurity companies
Dan was the Chief Software Architect of Schneider Electric, co-founder & CTO of Fireglass (acq. by Symantec for $250 million), and a VP of Engineering of Symantec
Both also sit on the boards of multiple venture-backed companies
Repeated venture-backed founders/CEOs
Mike was the CEO of D2iQ, backed by a16z, Khosla, T. Rowe, and many others
Dan was the co-founder and CTO of Fireglass, backed by Lightspeed, Norwest, and others
Midas list investors
Sequoia participated in series A
Insight Partners participated in series A
Till tomorrow, Kenn