Two Hat Security, a Kelowna, British Columbia-based creator of a community management software called Community Sift, closed its $1.6m seed funding round.
The round was led by iNovia Capital while Comerica is providing an additional $900K of bank funding.
The company intends to use the funds to main expand its sales and product efforts.
Led by Karen Olsson, COO, and Chris Priebe, CEO and Founder, Community Sift combines artificial intelligence with human experience to reduce/end harassment on the social web, by classifying text and images on a scale of risk while taking context into account.
As of today, Community Sift services communities spanning over 225 countries worldwide, and processes 4 billion messages a day.