ActiveFence Raises $100 mln in 2 rounds to Develop a Better Internet Environment

By Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on July 30, 2021

ActiveFence is known as the leader in establishing online integrity. It raised $100 million, including a Series A round (led by Grove Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners) and a Series B (led by CRV and Highland Europe).

Other investors participated were Vintage Investment Partners, and Resolute Venture Company.

ActiveFence provides technology that detects and protects against misinformation, child abuse or incitement, terrorism and other malicious content or activities online. The company’s mission is to create a safer world by protecting users from misinformation, child abuse, terrorism, hate speech, fraud and other harms.

As a result, ActiveFence scans more than three million chats and conversations in all languages to identify threatening contents and behaviors.The company’s customers include a group of trusted people from some of the world’s leading technology platforms.

With this unique approach, Active Fence empowers these secure, trusted professionals and it ensures the integrity of online platforms. In addition, the company looks for harmful content and behavior that can affect users everywhere on the website.

Therefore, companies can detect risks, bad guys’ plans and stop the threats. CEO of ActiveFence, Noam Schwartz, commented that the company will use this investment to advance its work and develop technology platforms to ensure a better and safer online world.

He expressed pride in ActiveFence’s leadership in this area which contains fighting bad content and behavior every day. ActiveFence has a long list of customers in various fields including social media, audio or video streaming, file sharing, games, marketplaces and it is still growing 100% every year.

The money that ActiveFence has raised will be focused on investing in product development and driving the growth. Currently, the company has 6 offices around the world with nearly 200 employees.

Grove Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners both expressed their satisfaction to be working with ActiveFence for a long time and to contribute to building a better Internet environment.

By Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Nicholas Ross Say is a news desk editor at Grit Daily. An award-winning journalist, he covers the daily startup beat. He grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and has lived in South America and South East Asia. At present, Nicholas lives in Southern Vietnam where the Sun shines, and the noodles flow like wine. He's written for Blockonomi and Coin Journal, among others.

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