Anti-extremism firm seeks to raise nearly €17m in new funding round

Moonshot works with governments and Big Tech to find those expressing extremist sentiments online and try to change their outlook

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
20th June, 2021
Anti-extremism firm seeks to raise nearly €17m in new funding round
“We have very ambitious plans post the first raise. The initial investment we have will allow us to scale a lot”: Moonshot founders Vidhya Ramalingam and Ross Frenett.

Moonshot, a London-based business which announced its first Irish office last week, aims to raise $20 million (€16.9 million) in its Series B funding round.

Moonshot works with governments and large tech businesses to find people online who are expressing extremist sentiments and works to change the path they are taking. Its clients include the US, Canadian and British governments along with Google, Facebook and Twitter.

It has developed technologies to engage with people involved in...

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