Distil Networks


Initial Investment:January 2012
Lead Partner:Lister Delgado
Co-Investors:Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundry Group, Techstars Ventures, ff Venture Capital, Correlation Ventures, CIT, TechStars

Founded in 2011, Distil is the leading Content Protection Network (CPN) and the first cloud-based, intelligent gatekeeper for website content. Distil helps companies protect their web content by making real-time decisions and seamlessly distinguishing human visitors from malicious bots. The CPN mitigates against duplicate content, improves SEO power and accelerates the end-user experience, while reducing server load and infrastructure demand.

 

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TechBytes with Rami Essaid, Co-Founder and CEO at Distil Networks

In May, global leader in bot detection and mitigation, Distil acquired real-time human detection company Are You A Human(AYAH). The acquisition was followed by the launch of Distil Bot Discovery for Google Analytics—a product that leverages AYAH’s technology. We spoke to Rami Essaid, Co-Founder & CEO of Distil Networks to understand how bots use browser automation to interact with …

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Distil’s Are You a Human Acquisition Is Big Win for Tech Community

Detroit’s nascent tech community got a significant validation today as Silicon Valley cybersecurity company Distil Networks announced it has acquired homegrown, Dan Gilbert-backed startup Are You a Human. The specific terms and the monetary value of the deal were not disclosed, but Distil says it plans to open a new office in Detroit as a …

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Distil Networks Acquires Are You A Human

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 18, 2017 – Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, today announced the acquisition of Are You A Human, experts in analyzing and understanding how real humans interact with the internet. Are You A Human’s real time human detection technology and biometric interaction dataset will be integrated …

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It’s a Tough Time for Small Start-ups, but Those with Momentum are Cashing In

Technology startups are increasingly eschewing the public markets in favor of cash infusions from private investors. Among the latest examples of this trend is Distil Networks, the Arlington-based cyber security recently raised $21M from private investors, bringing its total funding to $65M. “There’s a huge amount of extra money in the growth equity side to …

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Distil Networks Raises $21M in Series C Funding to Build on Momentum, Expand Bot Detection and Mitigation Services

Arlington-based Distil Networks announced a $21M Series C today, with financing from Silicon Valley Bank, Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundry Group, and TechStars. The funding brings Distil’s total capital raised to $65M. “Since I joined the board of Distil, I’ve been continually impressed by the company’s ability to develop new products, streamline deployment, and exceed sales …

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