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November 10, 2017 Enveil raises $4 million to protect data while it’s being used Baltimore


Cybersecurity startup Enveil raised $4 million for sales and tech development of its platform that keeps data encrypted while it is being used.

The investment funding was provided by Thomson Reuters, an affiliate of USAA and Bloomberg Beta.

DataTribe, the Fulton-based startup studio that backs entrepreneurs coming directly out of government agencies, also contributed funding. Enveil was one of the first three companies to get backing from DataTribe, which offers access to mentors, space and resources to help build a company for the first-time entrepreneurs. The startup also received $1 million in seed funding.

The company graduated the yearlong program in mid-August, said Enveil CEO Ellison Anne Williams. Enveil remained in Howard County, moving into a new office in the Maple Lawn area. She said it was a “perfect central point” for the company’s 10-member team, which includes former employees of the nearby National Security Agency.

That’s where the technology which powers the company’s platform, called homomorphic encryption, was initially developed over many years before Enveil was founded in 2016.

Williams has said bringing the technology marks a big advance. Encryption is key to securing large amounts of data, but it only protects data when it is being stored or transferred. When performing functions like search and analytics, the data is actually exposed. It’s a “blind spot” for security the company says.

Enveil’s platform is designed to keep the data encrypted while users are interacting with it in the cloud, and Williams said the startup’s platform is the only one that can do it. The company’s tagline is “Never Decrypt.”

The company’s ability to protect the data at scale earned second place recognition at RSA‘s Innovation Sandbox event earlier this year, which seeks to spotlight up-and-coming young companies.

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Enveil is a pioneering Privacy Enhancing Technology company protecting Data in Use. Enveil’s business-enabling and privacy-preserving capabilities change the paradigm of how and where organizations can leverage data to unlock value. Defining the transformative category of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), Enveil’s award-winning ZeroReveal® solutions for secure data usage, collaboration, monetization, and Secure AI protect the content of the search, analytic, or model while it's being used or processed. Customers can extract insights, cross-match, search, analyze, and leverage AI across boundaries and silos at scale without exposing their interests and intent or compromising the security or ownership of the underlying data. A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and Gartner Cool Vendor, Enveil is deployed and operational today, revolutionizing data usage in the global marketplace.
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