Anti-fake news platform closes €1.65 million funding round

Journalists Mark Little and Áine Kerr are developing Kinzen to help tech giants like Google and Facebook detect disinformation online

13th September, 2020
Anti-fake news platform closes €1.65 million funding round
Mark Little and Áine Kerr, founders of Kinzen, the fake news-detecting platform Picture: Fergal Phillips

Kinzen, the fake news-detecting platform built by Mark Little and Áine Kerr, is closing out a €1.65 million fundraising effort that would value that company at more than €15 million.

Recent company documents show Kinzen recently raised €500,000 from Business Venture Partners, an Irish investment firm that specialises in EIIS investments, under which investors can get relief against income tax on investments up to €150,000.

Earlier this year, the company raised nearly €725,000 in...

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