Impermium provides a subscription-based anti-spam service that protects against the biggest threats in the social web today, allowing social application developers to remain focused on their core business. Built by the former leaders of the Yahoo! anti-spam and security teams, the company's RESTful Web Services-based solution enables site operators to prevent and mitigate most types of suspicious and abusive transactions, with real-time and batch monitoring of web transactions, and hosted mitigation solutions to manage suspicious users.
Impermium provides the essential anti-abuse and security services for many of the Internet's most popular consumer web sites and social media engagement platforms. The company’s investors include Accel Partners, Archimedes Capital, AOL Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Greylock Discovery Fund, Highland Capital Partners, Morado Ventures, and the Social+Capital Partnership.
Mark is CEO and Co-Founder of Impermium. As the former "Spam Czar" for Yahoo!, he has regularly presented worldwide to government, industry, and consumer groups about spam, abuse, and cyber security issues.
Before joining Impermium, co-founder and CTO Vish led engineering for Yahoo! Mail anti-spam & security, and was involved in protecting every major component of the Yahoo! network from spam and misuse.
Impermium is a stealth-mode, engineering-driven startup dedicated to helping consumer web sites protect themselves from "social spam," including account hacking, bot attacks, and more.
We're funded by some of the most experienced and influential investors in the Valley, and our limited-beta is already receiving strong enthusiasm and rapid uptake.