WordPress founder and others inject $100 million into NordVPN owner

Nord Security, the company behind NordVPN (opens in new tab)announced it has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Novator Ventures with participation from Burda Principal Investments and General Catalyst.

In addition to these investment firms, founders and angel investors, including Supercell CEO Ilkka Paananen, Wolt CEO Miki Kuusi and Automattic (opens in new tab) CEO Matt Mullenweg also participated in the round, marking the company’s first raising outside capital at a valuation of $1.6 billion.