Google Ventures Leads Funding Round For Anti Malware Startup Dasient

Dasaint Inc. received an undisclosed round of financing led by Google Ventures and joined by existing investors Benhamou Global Ventures, Floodgate and Radar Partners.

The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said Monday it would use to the money to reach into new markets and support research and product development.

The company previously had raised $2 million from investors, including Maples Investment and Floodgate, according to data from Thomson Reuters, publisher of this blog. Dasient co-founders Neil Daswani and Shariq Rizvi are both former Googlers and launched Dasaint in 2008.

The anti-malware company said in a press release that last year it achieved triple digit customer growth and doubled the size of its staff.