Dfns was founded in 2020 by Christopher Grilhault des Fontaines Clarisse Hagege Nore Rinnesjö-Eckerberg and Thibault de Saint-Sernin. It has its headquarter in Paris, France. Dfns is a startup incubated at Station F (awarded Future 40), backed by Techstars and recognized DeepTech by the French Ministry of Economy. The company is fully remote with offices in Paris, Amsterdam, New York, London, Stockholm, Sofia, and other cities.
Dfns is a cybersecurity company that builds custody SaaS protocol for web3 apps. Think of it as a developer tool that provides secure cloud for crypto. From fintechs to large banks to e-commerce sites, Dfns gives platforms the freedom to manage and transfer crypto on a battle-designed security infrastructure. The API is designed to offer best-in-class developer experience and allows any app to deploy custodial wallets in a matter of days, with streamlined feature delivery and security upgrades.
At the core of their infra runs a keyless wallet generation process (zk protocol) enabling clients to send, deposit, and store any digital asset (crypto, STO, NFT, etc.) with peace of mind. Dfns is powered by a decentralized custody network designed to break up the inner complications of blockchains, remove all single points of failure, and reinstate frictionless business environments.
The mission is to bring serenity to DeFi by eliminating new blockchain risks and vulnerabilities, and making crypto transactions easier, faster, more affordable, and compliant with exisiting regulations.
On top of using one of the safest technologies, Dfns is providing one of the easiest custody systems to integrate.
Dfns has raised a total of $14.6M in funding over 2 rounds and is funded by 17 investors.
Below, are the details of the different rounds of funding received by Dfns.
Number of Investors
White Star Capital
Pre Seed Round
Dfns has made no acquisitions yet.
News & Media