Cybersecurity: DataDome raises 1 million euros to fight against bad bots

by bold-lichterman

Among cyber-attacks, those that involve the loss of company data are the most worrying professionals according to a study. More than a quarter (27%) indeed fear attacks from “bad bots ”. “Those who hack, those who click on banner ads, those who index content without respecting copyright», Explains Fabien Grenier, co-founder of DataDome, a start-up specializing in data protection. Founded a year ago with Benjamin Fabre, also its co-founder for TrendyBuzz (sold to Linkfluence in 2014), it announces its first fundraising of 1 million euros.

Developed in Saas, DataDome structures the data (content, customers, etc.) to resell them on a marketplace and thus allow the company to maintain control.

Among the business angels present at this round table, Julien Leroy (AdVideum), Francis Nappez (Blablacar), Julien Coulon (Cedexis), Thibaud Elziere and Quentin Nickmans (eFounders), Christophe Poupinel (Ooreka), Sébastien Lucas and Maxime Kurkdjian ( Oxalide), Justin Ziegler (PriceMinister), Patrice Thiry (ProwebCE), Quentin de Chivré (Shopmium), Godefroy Jourdan (Starting Dot), Fabien Bourdier (TVtrip), as well as the 50 partners accelerator.

Founder: Fabien Grenier, Benjamin Fabre

Seat: Paris

Creation date: 2015