Canadian Startup Trulioo Raises $2 Million, Launches New Product

Canadian startup Trulioo unleashed a double announcement today: their first product and their first round of funding.

The Vancouver-based company has raised $2 million in seed funding from Blumberg Capital. With the extra money, Trulioo has hired Andrew Nash as their chief technical officer. Nash was formerly a product director at Google.

Trulioo also unveiled Profile Plus, their first product, which analyzes Facebook profiles to determine whether they are fake or legitimate accounts.

Trulioo was founded in 2009.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Trulioo is a leading global ID verification company providing advanced analytics based on traditional information such as public records, credit files and government data as well as alternative sources including social login providers, ad networks, mobile applications, e-commerce websites and social networks. Trulioo specializes in scoring online identities as authentic, machine generated or... more

Blumberg Capital
San Francisco, California, United States

Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs with transformative ideas. We partner with passionate founders to disrupt markets through innovation and build successful companies. Our team has extensive experience collaborating with companies in Enterprise Software, Digital and Social Media, Mobile and Consumer Internet. Our relevant... more

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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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