• Start-up that uses A.I. to detect fraud phone calls with '99.995%' accuracy raises $90 million

    13 days ago - By CNBC

    Pindrop uses machine-learning technology that is fed large amounts of data to learn the difference between a legitimate and fraudulent phone call.
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  • Speak Up: Pindrop Raises $90 Million to Expand Voice Security

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    We're moving into an age of voice computing, and devices like Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa are just the beginning. Soon we will be using our voice to operate our front doors, offices and automobiles. While this promises to make our lives more convenient, a growing reliance on voice technology also represents a security threat-notably from hackers who make seek to copy our voice.
    All of this has proven to be a boon for Pindrop, a voice security firm that began by assisting call centers detect fraudsters, but now has ambitious plans to protect millions of voice-controlled devices. On...
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  • Pindrop raises $90M to bring its voice-fraud prevention to IoT devices, and Europe

    13 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    When it comes to how humans communicate with each other or with machines, voice is a major interface, with growth in the latter fuelled by the rise of artificial intelligence, faster computing technology and an explosion of new devices - some of which only, or primarily, work with voice commands. But the supreme reign of voice has also opened a window of opportunity for malicious hackers - specifically, in the area of voice fraud.
    Now, a security startup called Pindrop is announcing that it has raised $90 million to tackle this with a platform that it says can identify even the most...
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  • Pindrop raises $90 million for biometric voice authentication

    Pindrop raises $90 million for biometric voice authentication

    13 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Pindrop, a biometric voice authentication company with patented call fingerprinting technology, has raised $90 million from Andreessen Horowitz and others.
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