Academic Plagiarism Detection Startup Raises $1.1 Million
The company helps educational institutions find out when students plagiarise content available on the web
Tofi Stoler | 11:51 01.04.2018
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.
For daily updates, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.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.
Copyleaks’ system is capable of understanding the ideas behind the texts and not just comparing them word by word, Alon Yamin, co-founder and CEO of Copyleaks said in a statement.