Arlington, Va.–based WireWheel.io has secured $3.1 million in seed financing, which the company predicts will usher in a generation of tools to address the federal mandates around data privacy. WireWheel.io is planning an expansion, and is hiring.
The company, a cloud-based privacy and protection platform, was founded last year and uses machine learning and data science to meet emerging U.S. and international data privacy and compliance requirements. It was founded by Justin Antonipillai, the former Acting Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the US Department of Commerce. He also led the U.S. negotiating team’s efforts to create the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield from 2013-2016.
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