Druva Founder and CEO Jaspreet Singh Selected as Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in Northern California

The prestigious award recognizes vision, outstanding leadership and
community involvement

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Druva,
Inc.
, the leader in cloud data protection and management, today
announced that Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO, is a finalist for the EY
Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Northern
California region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious
business awards programs in the U.S., it recognizes entrepreneurs and
leaders of high-growth companies who excel in areas such as innovation,
financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and
communities, while also investing in the local community.

Founding Druva, Singh and his co-founders recognized the need for a new
data protection solution that would eliminate the reliance on
unnecessary hardware, capacity planning and software management. As
organizations increasingly transform their business with cloud, Druva
delivers data protection and management across endpoint, data center and
cloud workloads, which eliminates the dependence on complex
infrastructure and time-consuming administration while cutting costs by
more than 50 percent. In addition to recognizing the cloud era to come,
Singh’s entrepreneurial spirit enabled him to bootstrap Druva, which has
now raised almost $200M in venture funding from some of today’s most
recognizable firms, including Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, Riverwood
Capital and Nexus Partners.

“Druva started as a dream, and now helps more than 4,000 customers
accelerate growth and make critical business decisions through an
innovative and powerful SaaS solution,” said Singh. “The entrepreneurial
spirit that drove me a decade ago has been present ever since and has
become part of the company culture as we look for innovative ways to
help customers protect and manage their most valuable asset – data. I’m
humbled by this recognition from EY, and it is a testament to the hard
work and dedication of every person at Druva.”

Now in its 33rd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program
has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and
more than 60 countries throughout the world. Singh was selected as a
finalist by a panel of independent judges, and award winners will be
announced at a special black-tie gala event on Friday, June 21 at the
Fairmont San Jose. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration
for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most
prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes
a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity
among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who
inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the
first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of
The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful,
growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional,
national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more
than 60 countries.

Additional information

About Druva

Druva delivers data protection and management for the cloud era. Druva
Cloud Platform is built on AWS and offered as-a-Service; customers drive
down costs by up to 50 percent by freeing themselves from the burden of
unnecessary hardware, capacity planning, and software management. Druva
is trusted worldwide by over 4,000 companies at the forefront of
embracing cloud. Druva is a privately held company headquartered in
Sunnyvale, California and is funded by Sequoia Capital, Viking Global,
Tenaya Capital, Riverwood Capital and Nexus Partners. Visit Druva
and follow us @druvainc.

Contacts

Jesse Caputo
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Druva, Inc.
+1.516.815.2836;
jesse.caputo@druva.com

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