Cyber Runway - Grow

Meet the country’s most exciting cyber startups that are growing their businesses in the UK and beyond. And get involved by investing in or mentoring them.

Amicis

Amicis prevents attacks on organisations that don't have the finance, knowledge, skills, capability or behaviours to address threats via traditional means. We've taken the essence of MDR practice and created a service for SMEs. We've pushed beyond MDR parameters into prevention and remediation via a cost effective, shared service, multi-tenanted platform.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to learn and be inspired by like-minded individuals as we think this will help us make our service as impactful as possible. We hope to share our skills and do all we can to contribute to this invaluable ecosystem.

arcX

arcX is an online cyber security training platform redefining how we learn and creating a truly captivating experience.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're looking to raise our profile and engage with potential partners, customers and course content developers.

Bilic

Bilic provides world-class capabilities in AML compliance, data analytics, funds recovery, cyber security, blockchain investigation, training and managed intelligence services.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We aim to gain access to a wealth of experience from top industry executives on avoidable pitfalls. We expect to graduate from the programme with a practical knowledge base that will inform strategic decision-making and help us avoid common pitfalls experienced by startups in cyber security. We're hoping to expand our network through collaboration activities and develop strong go-to-market strategies.

Capture the Talent

Capture the Talent (CTT) provides training and assessment for offensive security teams via gamified security training events and our academy platform, which features a realistic and up-to-date curriculum.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're excited to benefit from the wealth of knowledge provided by the excellent mentors, the fantastic opportunities provided as part of the programme and the huge network available to us.

Contxt

Contxt monitors APIs to protect data in motion by remediating API authorisation issues, redacting personal data and preventing data leakage.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We really want to contribute to an ecosystem, contribute our signal/telemetry to other vendors and drive open standards and interoperability.

Cyber Mentor DoJo

Cyber Mentor DoJo is a cyber security education platform with hundreds of volunteer mentors powering the next generation of cyber talent.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're extremely glad to be accepted onto the Plexal growth programme. The government and industry support will help accelerate our growth and help us achieve our dreams of supporting the cyber security community and the next generation of talent.

CyberMIND

CyberMIND is an AI-based platform helping cyber security professionals to detect, predict and manage stress. CyberMIND helps an organisation predict and manage their cyber team’s mental health and wellbeing. The result: improved performance, productivity and reduced cyber risk.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Our aspirations include: • Developing our technical solution • Trial and evaluate the performance of the system • Carry out market validation of the proposed business model • Engage with key stakeholders to setup the route to market to ensure successful commercialisation and growth • Gain insights from sector experts • Integrate networks and connections from the CyberASAP programme • Develop further the special project partnership with ACP from CoHort 1.

GUARDARA

GUARDARA is a software quality assurance platform that enables security teams, quality assurance teams and developers to identify bugs and zero-day vulnerabilities. GUARDARA dynamically generates specially crafted, negative test cases to trigger and detect unintended behaviour in the test target.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:

OSP Cyber Academy

OSP Cyber Academy delivers National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) certified cyber security training and education programmes through our digital platform. OSP is a new breed of cyber security training provider that's committed to making cyber resilience training better.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want Cyber Runway to help support us in technology development, rapidly scale our products and services, increase our sales channels and gain funding.

Prizsm Technologies

Created by a highly skilled and experienced team who have developed some of the world’s the most secure mission-critical data systems, Prizsm enables anyone to easily protect and secure information in the cloud. Prizsm’s multi-cloud distribution approach enables organisations to retain data safely at all levels of security classification.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Prizsm delivers an innovative approach for storing information securely in the public in the cloud. Our participation in Cyber Runway will help us strengthen credibility, identify appropriate target customer profiles and routes to market, facilitate revenue growth and help us assure the commercial viability and composition of our company.

SafeShark

SafeShark delivers cyber security testing for consumer IoT using our proprietary testing platform – Intercept – which is the only pass/fail model in this market providing repeatable, objective results. Testing is backed by BSI to offer independent certification for new IoT cyber security standards, providing product differentiation and reassurance for retailers and consumers.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Our aspirations are visibility of SafeShark services to the cyber security industry and networking with potential investors and strategic partners. We also want advice on scaling the business successfully and sustainably.

Shaping

Shaping is a purpose-driven company that aims to support charities, schools and educational organisations across the UK. We do this through using AI real-time threat detection and bite-sized education to support parents, carers and guardians in keeping children and vulnerable people safe online.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Runway will give us access to so many opportunities, networks, expertise as well as the capital we need to make our product the best version possible for supporting those who need it most.

Shift Key Cyber

We're a female-led cyber security consultancy company. We focus on providing solutions to governance, risk and compliance issues faced by our customers.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We hope that through collaboration and knowledge sharing we'll have the opportunity to learn what we need to develop within our business to help us grow. We also hope that by sharing our experiences, others can benefit too.

Sitehop

Sitehop provides innovative Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) based products and solutions for cyber security and enterprise networking. It uses its custom FPGA solutions to optimise and accelerate cloud or telco networks with extremely low latency and power.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Sitehop is a fast-moving company with grand visions. We look to Cyber Runway Grow to help us keep a steady hand and execute plans through mentorships, workshops and advisors.

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