Chainguard is a supply chain security company focusing on Zero Trust principles.

Chainguard's mission is to make the software supply chains secure by default.

Chainguard was founded in 2021 by Dan Lorenc, Kim Lewandowski, Matt Moore, Scott Nichols and Ville Aikas. The company is headquartered in Kirkland, WA.


Chainguard's product portfolio includes Chainguard Enforce (a supply chain security solution for containerized workloads), Chainguard Images (container base images designed for a secure software supply chain that are continuously updated to achieve zero-known vulnerabilities) and Professional Services.


Chainguard's platform performs audits to outline internal and external supply chain risk. They provide detailed reports with suggested remediations, improvements, and next steps.


Chainguard's customers range from Fortune 500 companies in banking, fintech, government and infrastructure to startups and SMBs.


Chainguard is backed by Sequoia Capital, Amplify Partners, Chainsmokers’ Mantis VC, LiveOak Venture Partners, Banana Capital, K5/JPMC, and others. The company raised $50M in Series A round on Jun 02, 2022. This brings Chainguard's total funding to $55M to date.



  • Year founded: 2021
  • Funding Info: $55M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Kirkland
  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
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