Dallas Software Podcast

#13: Stan Golubchik, CEO of ContraForce

Stan Golubchik is CEO and co-founder of ContraForce, a cybersecurity software startup based in McKinney. Stan grew up in Dallas but he was born in Uzbekistan in the former Soviet Union. His family moved to Dallas as religious refugees when Stan was two years old. Stan is a graduate of UT Dallas and has been in the cybersecurity business for over 10 years.

ContraForce was founded in late 2020 and already has active customers, seven employees, and some angel (and co-founder) funding. The ContraForce platform complements existing security tools and provides comprehensive visibility and helps IT teams at mid-sized companies to quickly respond to threats with automated AI-driven incident responses.

ContraForce is a recent graduate of the Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator and is currently raising a seed round of funding.

In this episode, Stan shares his perspective on the current state of cybersecurity threats,  modern security solutions, and how Contraforce is providing a specific solution to help small and midsize companies. He also describes his experience in the Y Combinator incubator in the summer 2021 cohort.

About ContraForce

See the ContraForce profile on Gregslist Dallas. Here are some quick company facts:

  • Threat detection and response platform for SOC teams
  • Leaders: Stan Golubchik – CEO & fo-founder, Ricky Melendez – CTO & co-founder
  • Number of Employees: 1-10 employees
  • Funding: Self-funded, angel funding
  • Office Location: McKinney
  • Founded: 2020


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