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Series C funding supports the strategic expansion and organic growth of ZP Group's operating companies: Piper Companies, Zachary Piper Solutions and The Crypsis Group

ZP Group, a leading provider of premium cybersecurity services and solutions, today announced the successful closing of its Series C funding. The Series C funding will support ZP Group's organic growth strategy in its core markets, which include U.S. government cyber operations, professional staffing solutions for commercial customers and cyber incident response services.

"We appreciate the commitment of our new and existing investors to support the organic growth strategy of our operating businesses in their respective markets," said Justin Jordan, founder and CEO of ZP Group. "We are excited about the market opportunities within cybersecurity and the strong growth prospects ahead."

Since 2011, ZP Group has historically delivered exceptional organic growth in its core markets and has strategically expanded its services, capabilities and geographic reach. ZP Group owns and operates three niche companies that work interdependently to satisfy its customers' most pressing needs: 

  • Zachary Piper Solutions: a U.S. government contractor in technology and cyber sectors, ZPS delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of mission-critical initiatives on behalf of the intelligence community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice and Department of State.
  • Piper Companies: a niche human capital solutions and consulting firm specializing in the deployment of best-in-class services and staffing solutions within the IT infrastructure, software applications, business analytics and information security/cyber arenas.
  • The Crypsis Group: a security advisory firm specializing in data breach response, digital forensics and risk management consulting services to a growing list of clients ranging in size from small enterprises to Fortune 50 corporations, as well as a number of federal government agencies.

The Series C funding will support increased strategic investments across each of the operating businesses, including completing the development of the Crypsis proprietary SaaS offering, geographic expansion and hiring of key senior executives and sales account managers.

Chertoff Capital acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ZP Group. In addition, an affiliate of The Chertoff Group made a significant equity investment in the Series C financing to help support ZP Group's growth strategy.

About ZP Group: 
Founded in 2011, ZP Group is a leading provider of premium services and solutions in cybersecurity markets. ZP Group owns and operates a portfolio of niche companies that work interdependently to satisfy its customers' most pressing needs. The organizational structure allows clients to maximize the depth and breadth of ZP Group's capabilities, while also benefitting from operational leverage of centralized corporate functions, robust infrastructure and a highly experienced management team. Headquartered in McLean, Va., ZP Group maintains offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Austin and Baltimore. For more information about ZP Group, visit

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