By: John Dancu
With a background in investment banking, I’m always interested to see where venture capitalists are investing. According to a Wall Street Journal article I read earlier this week, privacy-related start ups are the new favorite.
Consumer privacy, while not a new issue, is definitely a hot topic of late; thanks mostly to the Facebook controversy over the past few weeks. And it looks like the market is ripe with 3 privacy-related companies recently closing a combined total of $35M in funding. But as analysts point out in the article, these companies still face the challenge of getting people to pay.
Here’s a list of a few of the privacy start-ups the article spotlights:
What do you think? As a consumer, would you pay a subscription rate for any of these services? And if so, how much?