Data privacy automation platform Kertos enjoys seven-figure pre-seed round

Kertos, the first true data privacy automation product in Europe, recently announced a seven-figure pre-seed round led 10x Founders from Munich with participation of xDeck, Superlyst, the unicorn-founders Fabian Wesemann (wefox) & Ronny Shibley (Gorillas), as well as Sebastian Schaal (Luminovo) and the European legal tech & privacy experts Lisa Gradow (Usercentrics), Phillip Eischet & Dr. Benedikt Quarch (RightNow).

The company is leading the next generation of European privacy technology. Through it’s no code system integrations and automated privacy workflows, Kertos closes the gap between data privacy regulation and its operational execution. Managing personal data across the entire IT infrastructure, Kertos is tackling any privacy workflow such as data subject rights from deletion or access requests to the record of processing activities or entire deletion concepts.

“We are honoured to partner with such forward-thinking Investors and business angels, who share our passion and vision for the future in data privacy bringing Europe back into its thought leadership position and building the next generation of privacy technology – made in Europe“, says Co-Founder Kilian Schmidt.

With the capital raised Kertos ramped up its team to more than 15 members within weeks and is proud to share the release of its beta product.

“Being a developer myself I was well aware of the high standards and challenges privacy regulation requires from modern engineering teams, yet I am truly impressed with what the team has delivered over the last weeks and am happy to finally see the product in action”, says Co-Founder Alexander Prams.