Distil scores $21 million Series C to crush bad bots

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Distil Networks, a company that helps discover and eradicate bad bots, announced a $21 million Series C round today.

Funders include new investor Silicon Valley Bank along with previous participants Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundry Group and TechStars. It comes on the heels of another $21 million round in June, 2015 and brings the total raised to $65 million across all rounds.

With the funding environment growing ever uncertain, especially as we approach the November US presidential election, Distil CEO Rami Essaid admitted that his company didn’t necessarily need the money, but wanted to grab it while the getting was good. Read more

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