Rena Maycock’s child protection software Cilter raises €1.67m in seed funding

The raise is believed to be one of the largest first seed-funding rounds among sole female-founded companies in Ireland

Cilter founder Rena Maycock said the money would be used to get the software ready for market and to hire 14 new people. Photo: Tony Gavin

Sean Pollock

Cilter Technologies, a child-protection software company that makes internet use safer for children by filtering data on devices for offensive content and alerting parents if threats are found, has raised nearly €1.67m in a seed round.