4iQ, a Madrid, Spain-based cyber intelligence company, raised a $18m funding round.
C5 Capital Limited, a venture capital firm focused on investing in cyber security, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence, made the investment. As part of this round, C5 will take a Board Director’s seat in the company.
Led by Monica Pal, CEO, and Julio Casal, Founder & CTO, 4iQ is an identity-focused cyber intelligence company that has indexed billions of exposed identities by scanning documents in 26 different languages across search engines and social media. It also investigates deep web sites such as paste bins, hacker forums, irc channels and dark websites. With this information, 4iQ is able to alert individuals and organisations if, and when, their information is exposed, and their identities and assets are at risk.
The company also has an office in Los Altos, CA.