CHEQ is a global, AI-driven cybersecurity company disrupting the ad-verification space.
CHEQ's mission is to help sustain the digital ecosystem by protecting leading advertisers from the risks of online advertising and helping them restore confidence in the space.
CHEQ was founded in Israel in 2016 by Guy Tytunovich and Ehud Levi. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in Tokyo and Tel-Aviv.
CHEQ’s solution aims to support go-to-market initiatives by running over 2,000 real-time cybersecurity challenges on website visitors to verify if they’re legitimate. It includes a mix of bot mitigation, user validation, and behavioral analysis to distinguish between good or bad traffic.
CHEQ utilizes military-grade NLP and machine learning to prevent brands, in real-time, from serving ads to brand-damaging content and fake bot traffic.
CHEQ is serving over 12,000 customers and supporting over 50,000 websites worldwide including dents, GlassesUSA.com, WalkMe, Firebolt, and Spark Foundry.
CHEQ is backed by Tiger Global, Battery Ventures, Hanaco, Phoenix Insurance, MizMaa Ventures, Key1 Capital, and others. The company raised $150M in Series C round on Feb 22, 2022. This brings CHEQ's total funding to $183M to date. The latest round mints CHEQ a unicorn with a valuation of $1B post-money.