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Code security platform for the DevOps generation

101-200 employees
  • B2B
  • Enterprise
  • SaaS
  • Cyber Security
  • DevOps
Vivienne, Paris, France

Company mission

To help organisations secure the modern way of building software and foster collaboration between developers, cloud operations and security teams.

Top investors

62% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

The twin uptakes of GitHub usage and cloud architectures have resulted in the propagation of digital authentication credentials in both public and private code repositories. Think APIs, cryptographic keys and login credentials.

GitGuardian has become 100,000s of developers’ wingman in identifying these secrets in real time, securing enterprise software with bottom-up adoption.

The startup has also built from its secret detection expertise and extended its technology to encode a wide variety of vulnerabilities to compete with legacy code security platforms. In 2021, GitGuardian raised an impressive $44 million in order to accelerate this innovation.

So far, GitGuardian’s laser-sharp focus on secret detection has allowed it to carve out a lucrative niche, but the expansion of its technology will bring it into direct competition with well-established cyber security giants. The company is gathering momentum, however, and is likely to scale in line with its technology in the coming years.


  • 💻 The latest setup equipment including cool apps, tools and technologies
  • 🚀 Many opportunities for career development in the long term
  • 🌴 A remote-friendly environment up to 3 days / week
  • 💸 An attractive package that includes stock-options
  • 👊 Working to develop a meaningful product → we already helped more than 200k developers!
  • 🍺 Lots of team-building activities
  • 📈 A strong engineering culture
  • 🐕 Pet-friendly offices → every Guardian gets to bring their dogs to the office and we love it!
  • 👫 Lots of trust & autonomy on your perimeter with a very transparent internal communication

Company values

  • Everyone is a teacher, we learn together
  • Fail smart, grow fast
  • Dare and go the extra mile!
  • Innovate, step by step
  • Team up, stay humble

Funding (last 2 of 3 rounds)

Dec 2021



Oct 2019




Total funding

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Eric Fourrier

(CEO & Co-Founder)

Data science and Machine learning software engineer. Worked for credit scoring startup, Lending Club, in Paris before co-founding data science products consultancy alongside their eventual GitGuardian co-founder.

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