Episode 46 – Avi Shua, Co-founder & CEO of Orca Security, on SideScanning Complex Problems for Simple Solutions

This is the fourth episode in our early stage series, a group of episodes that highlights younger companies to examine the issues and challenges these businesses uniquely face. Avi Shua is Co-founder and CEO of Orca Security, the cloud security company from Tel Aviv known for its proprietary SideScanning™ technology. After spending eight years in the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces), Avi worked at Check Point for over a decade before co-founding Orca in 2018. This episode covers Avi’s story, Orca’s meteoric rise and what sets them apart in the world of cloud security. This episode is co-hosted by GGV Investor, Oren Yunger.


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