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Series E | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$50M | 2 yrs ago

About Sift

Sift Science provides real-time machine learning fraud prevention solutions for online businesses across the globe. Its machine learning software automatically learns and detects fraudulent behavioral patterns, alerting businesses before they or their customers are defrauded. Beyond this, the company has also launched a new set of products designed to detect and mitigate additional types of fraud and abuse, including: Account abuse, Content abuse, and Promo abuse.

Headquarters Location

123 Mission Street 20th Floor

San Francisco, California, 94105,

United States

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Sift Patents

Sift has filed 40 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer security
  • Social networking services
  • Computer network security
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Natural language processing, Artificial intelligence, Computer security, Computational linguistics, ER (TV series)


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Latest Sift News

Sift Launches Online Fraud Fighting Community for Trust and Safety Professionals to Collaborate, Learn, and Share Intelligence and Best Practices

Apr 27, 2023

San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sift , the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, announced the launch of its new online customer community, “Sifters.” Previously available in a limited beta, Sifters hosts product documentation, discussion forums, education, and a network of global professionals. Sift customers can learn from, interact with, and share information with each other, including emerging fraud threats they encounter. Additionally, the community portal allows any Sift customer to engage directly with product experts and the Trust and Safety Architect (TASA) team, Sift’s group of in-house advisors and advocates who previously held fraud prevention roles at companies such as Google, Facebook, Square, and Airbnb. "One of the main benefits of becoming a Sift customer is the ability to plug into and contribute to our global data network, which processes over 1 trillion events per year,” said Kris Nagel, CEO of Sift. “Now our customers can supplement their access to the Sift data network by joining a human one.” A core group of Sift customers have been onboarded to Sifters as beta testers, including digital wallet and trading platform Uphold. "Fraudsters have been working together for years and it’s time fraud and risk professionals had an online community space of our own,” said Rob McCall, Director of Fraud at Uphold. “Being able to connect with both the Sift team and other customers is a major value-add and I’m excited to see the Sifters community grow into a true collaboration hub for our industry.” Learn more about Sifters on the Sift blog here . About Sift Sift is the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, empowering digital disruptors to Fortune 500 companies to unlock new revenue without risk. Sift dynamically prevents fraud and abuse through industry-leading technology and expertise, an unrivaled global data network of one trillion (1T) events per year, and a commitment to long-term customer partnerships. Global brands such as DoorDash, Twitter, and Wayfair rely on Sift to gain a competitive advantage in their markets. Visit us at , and follow us on LinkedIn . Media Contact:

Sift Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Sift founded?

    Sift was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Sift's headquarters?

    Sift's headquarters is located at 123 Mission Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Sift's latest funding round?

    Sift's latest funding round is Series E.

  • How much did Sift raise?

    Sift raised a total of $156.52M.

  • Who are the investors of Sift?

    Investors of Sift include Union Square Ventures, Insight Partners, Stripes Group, Spark Capital, Max Levchin and 17 more.

  • Who are Sift's competitors?

    Competitors of Sift include BioCatch,, VU Security, UrbanFox, Fraudio, Clausematch, Unit21, Incognia, BehavioSec, Justt and 25 more.

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