FigLeaf is the first-of-its-kind cross-platform App that empowers people with the choice to be private online. FigLeaf makes it easy for you to discover where your personal data is online & how to take it back, empowering you with the choice to fully manage & control your own privacy. We use “zero-knowledge” architecture, a solution that gives each individual the only key to their identity, ensuring no outside party can access their personal information – not even FigLeaf. Lastly, we provide empower individuals with the choice to not give up their private data through a comprehensive suite of tools from synthetic Credit Cards and Email Masking to the integrated VPN and Anti-Tracking.
The company was recognized by:
CES Innovation Award 2020;
SXSW Innovation Award finalist;
MWC 2020 4YFN Innovation Award finalist;
FigLeaf was recently acquired by Aura, Boston-based cybersecurity and privacy company that owns such brands as IdentityGuard.com, Intrusta.com and now FigLeaf.com.
Aura is led by an experienced and visionary CEO - Hari Ravichandran, who is also a founder of Endurance, a global hosting company that he built in the past and took public (over $3.5b and 3500 employees). Hari was named one of the most powerful CEOs of "40 and under" by Forbes in 2014 and 2015.
Aura is backed by prominent American VCs, including: - WndrCo: Jeffrey Katzenberg (who has co-founded DreamWorks with Steven Spielberg in 1994) fund that led investments in DropBox, Pango and Quibli. - General Catalyst: outstanding Boston and Silicon Valley-based VC, founded in 2000. It has just raised a new $2.3b fund in March 2020 and holds stakes in companies like Snapchat, Airbnb, Stripe, and Grammarly.
FigLeaf will be structured as a startup within Aura and led by Yuriy Dvoinos, it's co-founder and a serial entrepreneur and a Privacy advocate, see his presentation on Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 2019: https://1drv.ms/v/s!AupPzOw3fHHkg6Y01FfLojwzPxn4eg The entire engineering team will be located in Kyiv, Ukraine and collaborate with other Aura resources across the world.