StackHawk is an application security SaaS startup that empowers engineers to easily find and fix application security bugs at any stage of software development.

StackHawk makes it simple for developers to find, triage, and fix application security bugs.

StackHawk was founded in 2019 by Joni Klippert, alongside with Scott Gerlach and Ryan Severns. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.


StackHawk’s dynamic application and API security testing makes security part of the developer workflow by running automated security testing in CI/CD, and notifying the developer immediately about new security issues as they emerge.


Stackhawk's platform provide organizations a solution to proactively identify and remediate issues and a way to ensure that developers can trust the code they ship is secure.


StackHawk is backed by Sapphire Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Foundry Group, Flybridge Capital, Matchstick Ventures, and others. The company raised $20.7M in Series B round on May 12, 2022. This brings StackHawk's total funding to $35.3M to date.



  • Year founded: 2019
  • Funding Info: $35.3M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Denver
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States
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