Tel Aviv-based academic plagiarism detection startup Copyleaks Technologies Ltd. has raised $1.1 million in a Seed funding round led by Connecticut Innovations (CI), the State of Connecticut’s investment arm, the company announced Thursday.
Copyleaks’ service, intended for educational institutions looking to prevent students from cheating, identifies possible plagiarism by detecting similar content available on the web. The company lists Microsoft Education as a client.
Founded in 2015 by two veterans of Unit 8200, the Israeli military’s equivalent of the NSA, the company raised initial funding from New York-based accelerator ICONYC Labs and other investors. Read More.