We believe everyone has a right to keep their digital content private and secure. We founded Virtru because we believe that exercising that right should be easy and convenient–simple email encryption for everyone. With Virtru, you can choose when to keep your digital content private and secure for its lifetime, even after it’s shared online. Manage and revoke access to emails, photos, files, and other content at any time, right from within your favorite programs like Gmail, Outlook, and Mac Mail on your desktop or mobile device.
Company Growth (employees)
Washington, US
Size (employees)
59 (est)
Virtru was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Washington, US

Key People at Virtru

John Ackerly

John Ackerly

Co-Founder & CEO
Jim Timmer

Jim Timmer

Charles Gold

Charles Gold

Will Ackerly

Will Ackerly

Co-Founder & CTO

Virtru Office Locations

Virtru has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
1808 Florida Ave NW

Virtru Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$35 m

Latest funding size

$29 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


Virtru's latest funding round in August 2016 was reported to be $29 m. In total, Virtru has raised $35 m

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Virtru News and Updates

Data privacy startup Virtru secures $29 million

Bessemer Venture Partners led a $29 million investment for data privacy startup Virtru, the Washington, D.C.-based security software developer announced today. The series A capital will help Virtru build new products and scale worldwide. “With the new funding and the support of best security and pri…

Email and file encryption service Virtru, built by ex-NSA engineer, raises $29 million

 Talk about being at the right place and at the right time. Following revelations of government spying, data breaches, malicious hacking, identity theft and other online threats, the email and file encryption application Virtru has now grown to over 4,000 customers and has closed on $29 million in S…

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