Cyber Runway is the innovation fast track for entrepreneurs, startups and scaleups. Apply now for cohort two!
From budding entrepreneurs with an idea to growing startups and scaleups that dream big, Cyber Runway fast tracks the growth of innovators.
Our second accelerator kicks off in June and will be delivered in person and virtually across the UK.
Applications for our Launch stream bootcamp are closed now but you can still fill in your details to access our online content hub.
You can also apply for our Grow or Scale streams, which start in September.
You’ll keep 100% of your IP and equity, we’re just interested in helping you grow.
Cyber Runway is funded by DCMS and is delivered by Plexal with support from Deloitte and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies.
Get in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to support us as a mentor or join our investor community.
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Our four-month Grow and Scale programmes kick off this September. You can apply now and get early access to our content hub.
If you’re starting a new cyber business, you can also fill in your details to access our online content hub, which is loaded with on-demand, expert advice.
-107 of the brightest cyber entrepreneurs and startups took part in our first accelerator.
86% of early-stage entrepreneurs made useful connections, while later-stage companies saw a 20% increase in revenue and a 22% increase in headcount.
Members like Meterian and Jitsuin integrated their products after connecting on the programme, while CyberHive made useful connections and used access to CSIT’s engineering team to review its minimum viable product.
From July, anyone who applies for Cyber Runway gets access to on-demand content designed to help cyber startups turbocharge their growth. Our content hub is also a great way to get to know the community.
We think cyber innovation thrives when teams are diverse, and that everyone who wants to join the sector and grow their business should have access to the right support.
45% of our members from cohort one were female-led startups and 52% were run by founders from black, ethnic or minority backgrounds.
We’re designing Cyber Runway with inclusion at the heart by partnering with organisations and connecting members with mentors from a range of backgrounds.
If you’d like to become a mentor, join our investor community or help us design and deliver a more inclusive programme, get in touch with our innovation team on firstname.lastname@example.org
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