NetGuardians Raises $19 Million

Enterprise risk and banking fraud protection NetGuardians landed $19 million (chf 17 million) in funding this week.

The round, which is more than double each of the company’s previous rounds, brings the company’s total funding to $34.5 million (chf 30.6 million). Investors include NetGuardians client the Pictet Group, as well as private investment group ACE & Company.

NetGuardians will use the investment to help it meet rising demand for its fraud-mitigation software. Specifically, the company will strengthen its position in existing markets and further develop its SaaS subscription model.

“Since our first round of funding, we have been able to grow and strengthen our fraud-mitigation platform worldwide, serving institutions in more than 30 countries,” said NetGuardians Chief Strategy Officer Raffael Maio. “This latest round of funding will help us to reach more clients and explore new markets with our Collective AI technology provided as software-as-a-service.”

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Switzerland, NetGuardians employs 90 people in its offices across Singapore, Kenya, and Poland.

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