Privacy startup Evervault backed by former Facebook exec Alex Stamos

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Evervault co-founder and CEO Shane Curran.

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At 19 years of age, Irish entrepreneur Shane Curran grabbed the attention of some of the world’s top venture capital firms. He managed to raise over $3 million in seed funding last year from the likes of Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins, household names in Silicon Valley.

Less than a year later, Curran has already gotten more investors on board — and one name in particular sticks out. Evervault, his data privacy start-up, now counts Facebook’s former chief security officer, Alex Stamos, as a backer. Stamos participated in a $16 million investment round

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