Ad security firm Confiant, has closed a $4.1m (£3.2m) Series A equity round funding led by River Bay Investments and Rubicon Venture Capital. Tom Leonard, River Bay Investments’ CEO, will join Confiant co-founders Louis-David Mangin and Jerome Dangu on the board of directors. The funds will further support investments in product innovation and recruitment. The company plans to double its headcount in 2019.
Confiant was founded in 2013 to prevent criminals from hijacking digital advertising. The company’s real-time anti-malware software protects publishers' and platforms' reputations, revenue, and resources by monitoring and preventing attacks on desktop, mobile, and video ads.
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