Kennedy Torkura, Nils Karn,
and Muhammad Sukmana met at Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany. Kennedy
and Muhammad were doing their Ph.D. studies in the cloud security area while
Nils was conducting research related to design thinking. In 2020, the three
came to the idea of starting an enterprise cloud security solution after they could
not find a suitable solution that addresses the challenges of rapidly evolving
cloud attacks. Dr. Thomas Fricke, one of the cloud security and Kubernetes
experts in Germany, joined the team giving his expertise as well as connections
in the German cybersecurity and startup scenes.
Resility GmbH was founded in June 2021 by the team that marked the start of
their journey to develop Mitigant, a cloud security solution aiming to make
enterprise cloud infrastructure secure and resilient from possible cloud attacks.
In December 2021, Resility received the initial funding of seven figures from
three German venture capitals: HighTech-Gründerfonds, Brandenburg Kapital, and