CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, utilizing best-in-class AI technology to secure and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts.

CertiK pairs best-in-class technologies and security expertise to guard against hacks and malfunctions.

CertiK was founded in 2018 by Zhong Shao and Ronghui Gu. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.


CertiK’s auditing service provides pre-deployment auditing and formal verification for smart contracts, blockchain protocols, and Web3 apps, while Skynet provides on-chain 24/7 active monitoring of security threats.


CertiK also recently launched its Know Your Customer (“KYC”) and fraud investigation service this year. Overall, CertiK’s leaderboard enables transparency for its community and builds both trust and visibility for the projects that are listed there.


CertiK has protected over $300 billion worth of crypto assets for well over 3,200 enterprise clients. Clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Terra, Yearn, and Chiliz.


CertiK is backed by Tiger Global, Insight Partners, Coatue, Shunwei Capital, Sequoia Capital China, SoftBank Vision Fund, Coinbase Ventures, Advent, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital, GL Ventures, and others. The company raised an additional $60M in financing on Apr 22, 2022. This brings the total amount raised by CertiK to $300.2M to date. CertiK was valued at $2B from their last funding raised in Mar 2022.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $300.2M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $2B as of Mar 31, 2022
  • City/Town: New York City
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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