Flashpoint provides the data, tools and expertise necessary to obtain actionable intelligence from the Deep & Dark Web. The Company offers a state-of-the-art platform with data curated by world-class subject matter experts. Flashpoint’s products illuminate threatening actors, relationships, behaviors, and networks hidden within these opaque areas of the Internet. Security and intelligence teams across the Fortune 500 and government use the Company’s tools to gain critical awareness of threats and malicious activity yet to surface from the Deep & Dark Web.
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
120 (est)+5%
Flashpoint was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, US

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$43 m

Latest funding size

$28 m

Time since last funding

3 months


Flashpoint's latest funding round in July 2017 was reported to be $28 m. In total, Flashpoint has raised $43 m

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Makhado mine: flashpoint for tensions over South Africa's pro-coal policies

A campaign by locals and farming businesses to halt a large opencast mine highlights a far wider conflict over South Africa’s continued addiction to coalOn the horizon are the mountains, verdant rainforest on their well-watered, shaded southern slopes and arid scrub on the dry reverse slopes. Then t…

Riot flashpoint to housing hotspot: hipsters help to bring St Pauls back to life

The Bristol district, the site of civil unrest in 1980, is now at the heart of gentrificationTake a walk along City Road in St Paul’s today, the area of Bristol that gained notoriety following serious riots in the 1980s, and the fried chicken joints and mini-markets give way to something less expect…

Dyn DNS DDoS likely the work of script kiddies, says FlashPoint

 Business risk intelligence firm FlashPoint has put out a preliminary analysis of last week’s massive denial of service attack against Dyn DNS, and its conclusion is it was likely the work of amateur hackers — rather than, as some had posited, state-sponsored actors perhaps funded by the Russian gov…

El Cajon shooting a new flashpoint in how police deal with African Americans and the mentally ill

She called police because her brother was “not acting like himself.” He was walking in and out of traffic in the scorching afternoon sun. Three times, she said, she called 911, telling dispatchers he was sick and needed help. El Cajon police were dispatched on a 5150 call, a request for an invol…

Climate change and cleantech provide unlikely first flashpoints in Presidential debate

 In the opening moments of the presidential debate, some of the first flashpoints came over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s push for clean energy and clean technology in her economic development plan. While both presidential challengers, Secretary Clinton and Donald Trump, support infras…

'The Flash' cast talk Flashpoint and more at Comic-Con panel

In a new trailer for The Flash that screened Saturday evening at Comic-Con, Barry (Grant Gustin) narrates, "Some things happen by chance, and some things happen because we make them happen."  There could be no better theme for Season 3 of The Flash, which — as has already been excitedly reported…
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