AppDetex, a Boise, ID-based software company providing online and mobile brand protection to global brands, raised $5.5m in funding.
The round was led by Epic Ventures with participation from Origin Ventures and existing investors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its products and accelerate growth.
Founded in 2012 by Faisal Shah and Chris Bura, AppDetex provides innovative solutions to global corporations experiencing reputation and revenue loss from brand impersonation in the online and mobile space – including domains, marketplaces, social media and mobile applications. Through AppDetex, customers monitor high-risk verticals, identify active violators and, enforce on intellectual property violations.
Clients include companies in industries such as consumer brands, digital entertainment and media, financial technology, luxury brands, mobile gaming and social media.