Are You a Human, LLC, a Michigan-based developer of online human verification tools, has raised $750k in a Series A funding round.
The round was led by Detroit Venture Partners, with participation from the First Step Fund and the Ross School of Business’ Frankel Commercialization Fund.
Are You a Human has developed online human verification tools designed to help website managers ensure their users are humans, and not scammers, robots, automated programs or spammers. The company intends to use the funds for product development, beta testing, and customer acquisition.
Founded in September of 2009 by CEO Tyler Paxton, Benjamin Blackmer and Biswaroop Palit, Are You a Human joined the Ann Arbor incubator TechArb in the fall of 2010.