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February 9, 2012
Press Release: GCS Joins Team of Strategic Investors Providing Seed Financing for TerraEchos

MISSOULA, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TerraEchos announced today that the company has closed on $1.55 million in series seed financing, led by Flywheel Ventures. The funding also included participation from strategic investors, including S&K Technologies, a Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribally-owned company, and GCS Research, a leader in geospatial IT solutions. The investment will be used to expand its software development team and business development presence for key US Government security customers.

“The fastest-growing challenges to security worldwide are threats that target the intersection of cyber and physical infrastructure systems. TerraEchos’ proven ability to use big data analytics to detect, analyze and respond to these threats addresses this critical and urgent need,” said Trevor Loy, General Partner at Flywheel Ventures. “We are excited to partner with the TerraEchos team to extend their effectiveness for government customers while broadening their offering to meet growing security challenges for commercial customers.”