Blackwell Security Raises $13M Funding

Blackwell Security, an Ann Arbor, MI-based provider of specialized cybersecurity solutions for the healthcare sector, raised $13M in funding.

The round was led by General Catalyst and Rally Ventures.

As part of the announcement, Blackwell has appointed Geyer Jones as their first Chief Executive Officer.

The company intends to us the funds to broaden their offerings, including capabilities such as their healthcare threat intelligence and automated response.

Founded in 2023 by Jaclyn Miller, President and COO, and Jason Lee, CIO, and led by newly added CEO Geyer Jones, Blackwell Security is a healthcare-focused, managed extended detection and response provider. It aligns tactical security efforts with essential frameworks such as the health industry cybersecurity practices (HICP) and the 405(d) program to serve community-based organizations, health assurance companies, and health plans. Modern technology is at the core of the model, with purpose-built integrations to extend healthcare security operations and prevent disruption from cyber attack.

Blackwell actively works with design partners, including health systems and General Catalyst’s Health Assurance Network, to test and develop healthcare threat detection and response processes. Together, they’re working to further enhance the capabilities of the company’s MHXDR offering, improve access to high-quality cybersecurity for healthcare companies, and further Blackwell’s mission to improve security posture across the healthcare industry as a whole.