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Escape dynamically scans APIs to find security flaws


French startup Escape has raised a $3.9 million (€3.6 million) funding round shortly after ending Y Combinator’s winter 2023 cohort. The company provides a cybersecurity product focused on securing APIs before they are rolled out publicly.
French VC firm Iris is leading the round with Frst also participating. Existing investors Irregular Expressions, Tiny Supercomputers and Kima Ventures are participating in the round. Some of the company’s angel investors include Philippe Langlois, Mehdi Medjaoui and Roxanne Varza.
“We decided to create a custom algorithm powered by artificial intelligence that can simulate cyber attacks. Once it has found security flaws, it will give you remediations,” co-founder and CEO Tristan Kalos told me. He founde …

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