Yobe Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
  • Status
  • Private
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Seed
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.6M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 4

Yobe General Information


Developer of Artificial intelligence-powered signal processing technologies designed to be more intuitive to the needs of the human end-user. The company's technologies provide intelligent voice biometrics technology which uses artificial intelligence to identify a signal's DNA biometrics in the case of voice to accurately identify, track, isolate and separate voices of interest from other voices in extremely noisy environments, redefining the effectiveness of traditional voice authentication and speech recognition products, enabling device manufacturers with higher compression levels while simultaneously maintaining improved sound fidelity.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Security Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Application Software
Other IT Services
Primary Office
  • 745 Atlantic Avenue
  • 8th Floor
  • Boston, MA 02111
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Yobe Timeline

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Yobe Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Seed Round 03-May-2018 $2.6M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 01-Jan-2018 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Angel (individual) $990K $990K Completed Product Development
1. Grant 01-Dec-2016 $790K Completed Product Development
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Yobe Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kennethe Sutton Chief Executive Officer, President, Board Member and Co-Founder
Richard Vega Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
S. Hamid Nawab Ph.D Chief Scientist, Technology Advisor and Co-Founder
James Fairey Co-Founder, Head of Audio Innovation, Senior Advisor
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Yobe Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
James Kenefick Azafran Capital Partners Board Member 000 0000
Kennethe Sutton Yobe Chief Executive Officer, President, Board Member and Co-Founder 000 0000
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Yobe Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Azafran Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Clique Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
National Science Foundation Government 000 0000 000000 0
Small Business Innovation Research Government 000 0000 000000 0
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