Smart Protection is a cybersecurity startup that protects intellectual and industrial property rights on the internet. The company offers an integral service that protects companies' assets, improves the online reputation of the brand and also reduces the loss in sales.
Smart Protection identifies and eliminates illegal copies and improper usages of brands through our technological platform.
Smart Protection was founded in 2015 by Javier Capilla, Manuel Moregal and Javier Perea. The company has its headquarter based in Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Smart Protection uses a modular SaaS platform, which adapts to the requirements of each client. It might be monitoring of search engines, peer-to-peer torrent websites, social networks, marketplaces or other content-hosting hubs.
Smart Protection analyses the collected information combining its SaaS technology platform with cybersecurity experts to deliver 95% efficiency in eliminating infringements. Its automated processes along with agreements with Google and major social networks takes down links that infringe piracy or counterfeiting in just a few hours. It has delisted over 11 million hyperlinks since it was founded on Google.
Smart Protection has customers in 18 countries across US, Europe, and LATAM. Some of its customers include the biggest TV and media publishers including Warner Bros Entertainment, Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal, and Movistar+ etc. as well as soccer sports broadcasts such as Argentine Super League and other major brands such as McAfee from online piracy and counterfeiting.
Smart Protection is backed by JME Ventures, pan-European VC Nauta Capital, Wayra, Telefonica’s open innovation hub, Bankinter and Big Sur Ventures. The company raised €5.2M from its latest "Series A" financing on Sep 27, 2019. The round brings Smart Protection's total funding to €7.03M to date.