Sophia Kunthara

Sophia is a San Francisco-based Reporter for Crunchbase News covering venture capital and startups. She previously worked at the SF Chronicle, Reuters, and NBC Los Angeles.

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Geneva’s SonarSource buys German code security startup RIPS Technologies

(Editor’s Note: this is an article from Crunchbase News by Sophia Kunthara, syndicated with permission as part of a new content and data partnership.) Geneva-based startup SonarSource is buying German code security startup RIPS Technologies, the companies announced. SonarSource has open-source and commercial code analyzers to help developers manage code quality. RIPS is the company’s first acquisition to […]

Digitized ID verification startup Onfido lands $100 million

Editor’s note: this is a syndicated article from Crunchbase News, written by reporter Sophia Kunthara Identity verification startup Onfido has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. Onfido uses artificial intelligence to analyze a person’s facial biometrics and compare it to government-issued IDs to verify his or her identity. This round, which was […]