Why we invested in HiddenLayer’s vision of creating safer AI application


We are excited to announce that M12 has co-led, with Moore Strategic Ventures, the $50 million Series A investment into HiddenLayer, an AI application security startup. This investment will enable them to expand their team, increase go-to-market efforts, and further invest in its award-winning Machine Learning Security (MLSec) Platform. But beyond this fantastic fundraise, here […]

Welcoming Truepic to the M12 portfolio

I’m excited to welcome Truepic—the pioneer of provenance-based media authentication—to the M12 portfolio as lead of their Series B funding round. The rise of deepfakes and democratization of sophisticated image editing software have put both news outlets and technology companies under pressure to address the spread of disinformation and visual deception. A gamut of technologies, ranging […]

Welcoming BVCC Venture Fellow Damian Murray

Damian Murray

We’re thrilled to welcome Black Venture Capital Consortium (BVCC) Venture Fellow Damian Murray to M12 for a summer internship.  Damian’s professional background includes working with early-stage startups and developing innovation and entrepreneurship programs for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). His partnership with Black founders and experience supporting startup crowdfunding efforts motivated Damian […]

Announcing the M12 CISO Network

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In November 2020, we announced the creation of the M12 Advisory Board, a group of world-class authorities in their respective fields, assembled to forecast what’s on the horizon, provide guidance on investment opportunities, and coach portfolio companies on strategic direction. In addition to that important mentorship, we’ve had ambitions to collaborate more deeply with our advisors. […]