Gurucul Named 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

Unified Security and Risk Analytics Technology Provider is Among Elite Technology Companies of the Year

LOS ANGELES – Nov. 23, 2020 – Gurucul, a leader in Unified Security and Risk Analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud, today announced it has been selected a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, one of the technology industry’s most prestigious prizes.

Winners are among the continent’s brightest and most innovative private ventures. Red Herring’s editorial team chose Gurucul as one of North America’s tech elite, during a months-long process that takes into account criteria including disruptive impact, proof of concept, financial performance, market footprint and quality of management. Winners were selected from thousands of entrants and whittled down to hundreds that presented their companies at the virtual conference on November 17th and 18th.

“Gurucul is honored to be named to a Red Herring 100 company for 2020,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “This coveted award recognizes Gurucul’s technology innovation as well as our business performance and market adoption among Global 1000 companies and government agencies that rely on us to protect their most sensitive assets.”

For over two decades Red Herring’s team has seen through the tech sector’s hype to select brands that have become industry benchmarks. Previous Top 100 finalists have included Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Skype, SuperCell, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube.

“2020’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience. We believe Gurucul embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. The company should be proud of its achievement – the competition was incredibly strong.”

The Top 100 North America has become not only a springboard for some of tech’s biggest names, but a valued and trusted tool for venture capitalists, experts and analysts predicting trends at the industry’s sharpest edge.

About Gurucul

Gurucul is a global cyber security and fraud analytics company that is changing the way organizations protect their most valuable assets, data and information from insider and external threats both on-premises and in the cloud. Gurucul’s real-time Unified Security and Risk Analytics Platform combines machine learning behavior profiling with predictive risk-scoring algorithms to predict, prevent and detect breaches.  Gurucul technology is used by Global 1000 companies and government agencies to fight cyber fraud, IP theft, insider threat and account compromise as well as for log aggregation, compliance and risk based security orchestration and automation for real-time extended detection and response. The company is based in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.