Paul Bricault Backs Phone Security Firm

Paul Bricault, the head of local Los Angeles business accelerator Amplify, is one of the backers of a phone security firm which is looking to reduce phone-based fraud. According to Atlanta-based Pindrop Security, it raised $1M in a seed funding round from Andreessen Horowitz, GRA Venture Fund, New World Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Webb Investment Network, along with angels Paul Bricault, Kevin Donahue, and Ben Ling. Pindrop Security uses acoustical fingerprinting technology to detect and block phone-based calls. More information »