Ethyca Announces $13.5 Million In Series A Funding
IA Ventures in role of lead investor
“We share a common belief that building technology grounded in respect for users is one of the greatest problems the internet faces.”
– Cillian Kieran, CEO
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Here’s why a cookie consent manager won’t get you CCPA-compliant
It’s a wild time in the world of data privacy. With the California Consumer Privacy Act becoming eligible for legal enforcement on July 1, companies all over the US are rushing to get compliant with the country’s first truly far-reaching privacy law.
Did The EU Just Pull The Rug Out From Data-Driven Businesses?
“The rug.” That’s how privacy activist Max Schrems began a tweet reacting to yesterday’s news that the Irish Data Protection Commission will act to stop Facebook from sending European citizens’ data overseas to the United States.
Ethyca’s funding announcement: a letter from the CEO
When we started Ethyca in 2018, we had a simple but challenging mission: Increase people’s trust in data-driven business. Today we announce two important milestones on that journey: the launch of Ethyca Pro and the news of our $13.5m Series A funding round.
Ethyca In The Press
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For every business that shifts operations online, there are potential privacy pitfalls that will prove very damaging if mismanaged, and as new regulations are set to go into force in the United States, the stakes for getting this pivot right are higher than ever before.
A raft of new consumer privacy rules are going into force in the U.S. and around the world. A startup called Ethyca, however, believes it has a solution: software that identifies sensitive data and automates the process of managing it.
The upcoming CCPA regulations have put a renewed focus on how companies online are handling the issues of data privacy and compliance. Today a startup that’s built a platform to help them navigate those waters more easily is announcing a round of funding.
History doesn’t repeat, but it rhymes. There are many aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic that feel shockingly unprecedented, but in at least one important aspect of the crisis, there are strong echoes of the last great trauma on American soil.
The new coronavirus protocols that companies are considering for their workers and customers — from contact tracing and temperature-taking to heat mapping and “immunity passports” — have privacy and civil liberties implications.
The COVID-19 outbreak highlights a singular dilemma of a pandemic in the digital age: Does fighting a health crisis warrant the mass collection and use of personal data?
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