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Zenith Ventures

As a team of customer-obsessed entrepreneurs, cybersecurity professionals, and leaders, Zenith Ventures is passionate about scaling companies from zero to multibillion-dollar revenues with a flexible, stage-agnostic investment approach.

Zenith Ventures is committed to making strategic investments with entrepreneurs who thrive on solving tough cybersecurity problems while leveraging the Zscaler security cloud.

A proven, world-class team

Leverage our experience in building a high-growth business through every stage of the startup journey.

The Zero Trust Exchange Partner Ecosystem

Integrate with our industry-leading platform to enhance your customers' cloud experience.

Large enterprise focus

We prioritize the evolving needs of Global 2000 enterprises, and we look forward to sharing our expertise with you.

Global reach

With 30+ offices, 6,000+ employees, and 150+ data centers worldwide, we see cybersecurity as a global opportunity.


Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Zscaler
“We had humble beginnings as a startup, and our journey was not straight up. We had ups and downs, but ultimately—with a lot of hard work—we reached where we are today. Zscaler is a big startup, hungry for our next phase of growth. Let’s partner on the journey.”

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Zscaler
“On March 16, Zscaler became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq market. An incredible milestone for any company, it was for me a humbling and gratifying moment in our journey.”
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Zenith Ventures Portfolio Spotlights

Deep Instinct
Deep Instinct
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Next-Generation SOAR and Threat Intelligence

Cyware delivers an innovative approach to cybersecurity that unifies threat intelligence, automation, threat response, and vulnerability management with data insights gleaned from assets, users, malware, attackers, and vulnerabilities.

"Partnering with Zscaler has been an important part of our success. Drawing on their experience building a billion dollar plus ARR business has helped us scale."


Anuj Goel, CEO and Co-Founder of Cyware


Deep Learning Built Exclusively for Cybersecurity

Deep Instinct takes a prevention-first approach to stopping ransomware and other malware using the world’s first and only purpose-built, deep learning cybersecurity framework.

“Deep Instinct is proud to work with investors who share our vision and invest in like-minded growth companies like Zscaler who are on a mission to enable the digital world to run safely and securely for all enterprises.”

Lane Bess, CEO of Deep Instinct


Simple, Yet Effective API Security

FireTail allows customers to solve all the most critical problems facing APIs today by sitting at the application layer, with full visibility and run-time blocking controls.

“We believe that a shift-left and application-centric approach to API security is the next frontier in securing modern enterprises, and partnering with a category creator like Zscaler is instrumental to our success.”

Jeremy Snyder, CEO and Founder of Firetail


Intelligent API Security at Enterprise Scale

Traceable is the industry's leading API security platform that discovers, manages, and secures all of your APIs across your development lifecycle.

"Widespread use of APIs has led to a significantly larger attack surface. Traceable is committed to protecting these APIs from malicious usage and abuse. We are excited to collaborate with a market leader like Zscaler to help accelerate our mission."

Jyoti Bansal, CEO and Co-Founder Traceable


What is Zenith Ventures looking for in a company?

Experienced and passionate team
Market opportunity and growth prospects
Significance and complexity of problem statement
Participation from other lead venture investors
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Let’s start a conversation

We look forward to the opportunity to invest and partner with you.