Disconnect

OverviewSuggest Edit

At Disconnect our mission is to make the Internet better by giving people greater transparency and control over the personal information they share online. We do what we do to make it easier for people to protect their privacy and enjoy the Internet. Today, we develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in Palo Alto, California. By being an advocate for Internet users everywhere, we hope to create enduring, positive change in the way personal info is handled online.

Check out our award-winning privacy software: Disconnect Private Browsing

  • Load the pages you go to an average of 27% faster.
  • Stop tracking by 2,000+ third-party sites. Disconnect Search
  • Stop companies from tracking & selling your searches
  • Search normally from your search engine, or address bar Disconnect Kids for iOS 
  • Prevents tracking on your iOS device
  • Filters the biggest mobile trackers
  • Teaches about online tracking + targeting NEW! Disconnect Privacy Icons
  • See how websites collect and use your data
  • Easy-to-understand icons for thousands of sites
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQMenlo Park, US
Websitedisconnect.me

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)9(-18%)

Disconnect Office Locations

Disconnect has an office in Menlo Park
Menlo Park, US (HQ)
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Show all (1)

Disconnect Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Disconnect total Funding

$4.7 m

Disconnect latest funding size

$3.50 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Disconnect investors

Disconnect's latest funding round in June 2013 was reported to be $3.5 m. In total, Disconnect has raised $4.7 m
Show all financial metrics

Disconnect Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Disconnect Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

Learn more on Comparably

Disconnect News and Updates

Disconnect Blogs

Apple Doesn't Encrypt Downloads, Exposes More than 1Billion iPhones and iPads to Serious Privacy Threat—On Purpose?!

ANYONE with network access (ISPs, Big Brother, etc) knows the apps, videos, music, books, and other stuff you download through Apple and can trace that activity to hard unique identifiers for your device and Apple account During development of our new iOS app (that makes it easy for you to

Our New iOS App Uncovers and Protects You From Major Apple Privacy Issue

We built this product to give you transparency and control, but what we discovered is making headlines We are so excited to announce the launch of our new iOS Disconnect Pro app. While making this app we discovered a serious privacy threat that effects all Apple iPhone and iPad users.

New Safari Content Blocker in Premium Mac App

We are excited to announce the launch of our all new Safari extension, which now comes packaged in our Premium Mac app. This change was prompted by the release of MacOS Mojave and Safari 12, which changes the way Safari extensions are built and can be installed. The new all-in-one
Show more

Disconnect Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Disconnect founded?

    Disconnect was founded in 2010.

  • How many employees does Disconnect have?

    Disconnect has 9 employees.

  • Who are Disconnect competitors?

    Competitors of Disconnect include Virsec Systems, Lynx Software Technologies and Pragmatics.

  • Where is Disconnect headquarters?

    Disconnect headquarters is located at Menlo Park, CA, USA, Menlo Park.

  • Where are Disconnect offices?

    Disconnect has an office in Menlo Park.

  • How many offices does Disconnect have?

    Disconnect has 1 office.