Machine Learning Fintech Simility Raises $17.5mn

Simility, a machine learning adaptive fraud prevention product, raised $17.5mn from PayPal, The Valley Fund and Trinity Ventures; the company helps to prevent fraud and abuse in real time using machine learning and big data analytics; Rahul Pangam, Co-Founder and CEO of Simility, tells Crowdfund Insider, “Digital disruption in the financial and commerce sectors has resulted in the need for a fraud and risk management solution that goes beyond legacy.”; the company plans to build out data science teams and continue expanding globally. Source.

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