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.

Advai

Advai

advai.co.uk

We give businesses the confidence to deploy AI in business-critical functions. We stress test AI, identify strengths and weaknesses and monitor AI systems in real time.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to become the defacto provider for validating and assuring AI.

AdvSTAR

AdvSTAR

advstar.org

We discover the early symptoms of cyber attacks like credentials leakage, phishing, fake mobile apps and public repository leakage. Our research team then tailors the discovery strategy for each client and provides regular updates.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We've had success in the local market and we're ready to go international.

Anzen Technology Systems

Anzen Technology Systems

anzentechsystems.com

We develop products from our patented technology that enable the sovereignty of stored and real-time data for organisations that are using the public or hybrid cloud.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to collaborate with partners and become the go-to cloud data security solution for SMEs, enterprises and the government

AppSec Phoenix

AppSec Phoenix

appsecphoenix.com

AppSec Phoenix removes the friction between executives and developers. We help organisations fix the vulnerabilities that will get exploited in the future by delivering risk-based and metric-based vulnerability management.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're looking forward to growing with the community and brainstorming with peers.

Assured Cyber Protection

Assured Cyber Protection

assuredcyberprotection.com

We integrate and deploy defence-in-depth protections across enterprises and entire supply chains. We've interwoven leading-edge cyber technology protections into our Enterprise Cyber Security Management® platform, creating technology that's exponentially more powerful.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We believe that the best solutions are only ever made in a team environment. We don't believe that anyone has a monopoly on good ideas and that each and everyone has something to add to the mix. We aspire to learn and to help others learn. We are thirsty for knowledge and ready to drink from the fire hose.

BlockAPT

BlockAPT

blockAPT.com

BlockAPT provides a central command and control platform for all elements of the security infrastructure through a seamless intelligent single pane of glass interface.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
The LORCA programme was excellent, and this is run by the same team, so the bar is already high.

BlueShield IT

BlueShield IT

blueshielditns.com

BlueShield IT Ltd keep clients safe from Cyber threats and IT related incidents, by identifying business risk and providing expert Cyber Security Consultancy and Technology solutions.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
BlueShield IT Ltd are delighted to be included in this exclusive programme and are excited to learn as much as possible from the experts who can help with our business success.

Chaser Systems

Chaser Systems

chasersystems.com

Chaser Systems builds defensive components that operate on cloud and IoT platforms ergonomically and with native integrations.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We look forward to contributing to the UK's cybersecurity community.

Citydefend Cybersecurity Solutions

Citydefend Cybersecurity Solutions

citydefend.com

We provide searchable encryption-as-a-service for data privacy.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to become a world leader in encrypted data analytics.

Closed Door Security

Closed Door Security

cdsec.co.uk

We're penetration-testing-as-a-service business that provides Cyber Essentials Plus and Cyber Essentials to all businesses.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to expand the business and provide local jobs for local people.

Coacto

Coacto

coacto.co.uk

Coacto is a registered Salesforce.com CRM, ERP, sales and service implementation consultancy. Our certified experts work with businesses that require business systems to support their sales, service and business operations to achieve efficiency, improve performance and support growth and scalability.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to learn, adapt and grow.

Conatix

Conatix

conatix.com

Conatix applies AI and other advanced technologies to cybersecurity monitoring and detection. We did this for insider fraud in banks and companies first. We're now doing it for malware vulnerabilities in enterprise IT networks.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We hope the mentoring and support from Cyber Runway will help us get our product in the hands of as many corporate customers as possible.

CryptiQ

CryptiQ

CryptiQ has developed a lightweight and highly scalable public key infrastructure solution, designed according to the latest EU standard for Cooperative Intelligent transport Systems.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
The Cyber Runway programme is a great opportunity for us to refine our pitch and make the necessary connections to ensure success on both the fund raising and commercial fronts.

Cyber Alarm

Cyber Alarm

cyberalarm.org

Cyber Alarm is your burglar alarm on the internet. It allows small businesses to operate in the cloud safely without understanding technology or spending large sums of money.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Alarm is looking foward to participating in Cyber Runway and the support it can bring as we grow and lead this exciting evolution of cyber security for small and medium businesses.

Cyber Benab

Cyber Benab

cyberbenab.com

We're a cybersecurity training, consultancy and software company specialising in the delivery of cybersecurity workforce training programmes for corporate clients, as well as weekend and 12-week intensive courses that help individuals to achieve cybersecurity certification.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
This is a great opportunity for us to be part of the national cybersecurity ecosystem, as well as to connect and collaborate with other innovative cybersecurity startups across the UK and beyond.

Cyber Capacity

Cyber Capacity

cybercapacityunit.org

Cyber Capacity is a consultancy for national governments and critical national infrastructure.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
CCU is keen to grow from a very small consultancy by scaling up our existing offering to a wider international audience by enhancing our approach to communications and marketing

CyberShell Solutions

CyberShell Solutions

cybershellsol.com

CyberShell Solutions is a unique SaaS platform that detects software vulnerabilities and trains DevOps teams on how to avoid them at a lower cost by providing a zero false positive, AI-powered DAST solution that's purposely built for modern development environments.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We need support and help to nail our market-fit product, get commercialisation support and lay the foundations for growth. We want to convert our trial partners into paying customers.

CyberSiARA

CyberSiARA

cybersiara.com

CyberSiARA used AI to prevent attacks by bots and cybercriminals. Our technology integrates several defenses for webpages where users enter information, including credentialing, e-commerce and social media.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to find partners in the industry to accelerate our growth as well as connect with potential customers or investors.

Cynalytica International

Cynalytica International

cynalytica.com

We deliver pioneering cybersecurity and machine analytics technologies that help protect critical national infrastructure, securely enable Industry 4.0 and help industries accelerate their digital transformation.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to grow the company and our global presence through partnerships and pilots.

Cynomi

Cynomi

cynomi.com

We empower MSPs, MSSPs and cybersecurity consultants to provide CISO services at scale.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're seeing great enthusiasm for our AI vCISO platform from early adopters and hope to reach many more through Cyber Runway.

Cystel

Cystel

cysel.org

Led by scientific research, we offer consulting, training and education services in cybersecurity and AI. Our threat management and incident response capabilities enable clients to take action against unexpected cybers threats while our training supports a cyber-aware workforce.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Runway gives us the opportunity to drive sustainable growth and mentorship to guide us with our vision.

Decipher Cyber

Decipher Cyber

Jenny is a trusted cyber business intelligence platform that helps thousands of global users make informed decisions within the vendor community.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Being part of the Cyber Runway programme is a real recognition of our work.

Distributed Management Systems

Distributed Management Systems

casque.co.uk

Distributed Management Systems is a self-funded UK company that's developed CASQUE: a better way to do identity assurance. It provides Zero Trust with zero vulnerability and is built on four inventions (one of which is patented).

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want help with identifying and capturing early adopters and extending our network contacts.

Exalens

Exalens

exalens.com

At Exalens, we securely enable Industry 4.0 for digital manufacturing. We spot cybersecurity risks before they create an impact, which improves operational resilience.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Technology validation from testing of a set of our features with CSIT engineers to access to CSIT’s Cyber Range. We want support with market traction and acquiring pilot users and early adopters of our MVP as well as validating and implementing our fundraising strategy.

Indelible Data

Indelible Data

indelibledata.co.uk

Indelible Data is a cybersecurity company offering consultancy, training, penetration testing and Cyber Essentials certification with customer service driving everything we do.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We aim to become a penetration testing company that our customers would recommend and continue our organic growth through our reputation.

IOETEC

IOETEC

ioetec.com

Ioetec secures data generated by the Internet of Things. Our technology can operate in an assured, on-premise or cloud-based data environment with trusted, true end to end data security for cyber-physical systems.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Ioetec is ready to grow. We need to move from being a project-led company to being a product-driven revenue operator. We hope to make significant progress to commercialisation by the end of the programme.

iQuila

iQuila

iquila.com

iQuila provides the only connection across the internet that's as secure, resilient and robust as devices directly connected in the same room. It's a new, software-based alternative to VPN and SD-WAN connections and the only solution that uses AI and a Layer 2 protocol.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to attract partners, customers and investors that want to tap into the value of SD-LAN connectivity

Jitsuin

Jitsuin

jitsuin.com

RKVST proves who did what (and when) to help people make important decisions with more confidence. It unites developers and business users with provenance, governance and the immutability of shared data.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Runway will help us uncover new ways of applying our technology to solve cybersecurity challenges.

Juberi Group

Juberi Group

juberi.com

We provide cybersecurity programme and services for enterprises managing smart buildings.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
To gain professional assistance on our marketing and positioning of the company.

Kindana

Kindana

kindana.co

Share your email, not your identity. We enable you to share, see and monetise your data.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to grow faster through a more focussed execution of our go-to-market strategy.

Limetools

Limetools

limetools.biz

We've developed behaviour change tools for employees who manage risk and decision-making in a high-pressured digital world. We help people change their habits to achieve their potential.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We look forward to being supported as we navigate our innovative behaviour change products into a fragmented marketplace.

Lupovis

Lupovis

lupovis.io

Lupovis is an AI-based solution that provides proactive and offence-centric deception strategies for arresting attackers who have penetrated your network.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We have heard and seen many great companies coming out of Plexal's accelerators and we're looking to follow in their footsteps.

MemCrypt

MemCrypt

memcrypt.io

MemCrypt is building new tools to identify and stop ransomware attacks as they happen. Using advanced memory forensic techniques, we alert the Security Operations Center to an attack, help them to quickly recover any encrypted data and remove the need to pay any ransom demands.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're excited to be participating in the DCMS-funded Plexal Cyber Runway programme as it will help to raise our profile and engage with potential partners, customers and investors earlier.

Meterian

Meterian

meterian.io

Meterian gives continuous protection from the costly chaos of cyber and IP breaches caused by software weaknesses in the open source supply chain and infrastructure code used by enterprises.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Very pleased to be part of a thriving hub of startups and challengers in the cybersecurity landscape. With the support of Plexal we want to amplify our outreach across the UK and reach more enterprise clients.

MIRACL

MIRACL

miracl.com

MIRACL enables websites and app operators to replace passwords, complex 2FA and costly, insecure SMS messages with the only multi-factor authentication that works with a single user step on any device or browser. Users can log in in the most secure way in just two seconds and on any device.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're looking forward to participating in Cyber Runway. What better way to assure our take-off is orchestrated to protection.

Nanotego

Nanotego

nanotego.com

Nanotego creates situational self-awareness for IoT devices, enabling clients to autonomously launch defensive countermeasures. This takes place in near real time with no dependency on connectivity or human interaction.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Runway will help Nanotego to better reach relevant industry partners and give us exposure to investors.

Naq Cyber

Naq Cyber

naqcyber.com

We're a comprehensive GDPR compliance and cybersecurity platform for SMEs that offers automated and complete GDPR policies, training and cybersecurity.This is all tracked through one easy-to-use SaaS platform.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to use Cyber Runway to take Naq to the next 1,000 customers to continue our mission on protecting SMEs and entrepreneurs across the UK and the rest of the world.

Nectis

Nectis

unlockingpotential.io

Nectis provides insights into connectivity and collaboration in the workplace and broader organisational ecosystems so organisations have the data they need to take smart decisions fast. We help clients overcome the barriers that lead to misalignment, conflict and under-performance.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're looking forward to take connecting to Cyber Runway's international network of skills and expertise. This as a massive opportunity to fast track our company's growth and get ahead of the curve.

Net Paladin

Net Paladin

netpaladin.co.uk

We're a cybersecurity consulting and research company that believes in empowering organisations to follow secure development practices.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're excited to join a great group of people and learn from the very best.

North Tower Consulting

North Tower Consulting

northtowerconsulting.co.uk

We're a customised software solutions consultancy that provides professional expertise in cybersecurity, cloud computing, lifecycle service management and more.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to network and collaborate with like-minded businesses in the cyber industry. We're open to new ideas and ways of doing things and we acknowledge that we have plenty to learn.

ORNA Inc.

ORNA Inc.

wembleypartners.com

Our SaaS cyber incident response platform fully encapsulates every aspect of the SANS process for internal business and technical teams, including task and team management, KPI tracking, automatic report generation, attack- specific playbooks, analytics and much more

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're entering the programme with a minimum viable product. We want to come out of the programme a known product and have with real investment opportunities,

Padlock

Padlock

padlock.digital

We're a platform that matches businesses with cybersecurity expertise, powered by the upskilling of new workforce entrants in marketable cyber skills.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're excited to be part of this incredible collection of cyber firms from across the UK. Our main aim is to drive forward, be part of and contribute to the incredible growth of the UK's cybersecurity industry.

PhishAR

PhishAR

phishar.com

PhishAR combines advanced AI models and adversarial cybersecurity to detect and prevent online fraud and phishing attacks. Our augmented reasoning platform helps novice users make decisions that are as good as those of security experts.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We joined Cyber Runway to become part of this unrivaled and prestigious community of fast-growing cybersecurity companies.

Polydigi Tech

Polydigi Tech

polydigitech.uk

Polydigi Tech specialises in cutting-edge identity authentication solutions.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We believe that Cyber Runway will be a big stepping stone for our exciting future plans.

PORGiESOFT

PORGiESOFT

porgiesoft.com

We provide cyber fraud detection and reporting for consumers and enterprises. Our AI reads in between the lines and we produce explainable cyber fraud insights within seconds.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're looking to learn about new ways of approaching the growing cyber fraud problem we’re solving as well understand the cybersecurity market better. As we grow and prepare to launch new products, we’re looking forward to learning from coaches, mentors and other startups on the programme.

Praeferre

Praeferre

praeferre.com

We help people and businesses to address concerns around data privacy and data sharing through better consent management and sharing incentives via our mass market cybersecurity app. Praeferre enables people to see the benefits of data sharing and be rewarded for taking control of their data .

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to enable businesses to manage customer data in a transparent and ethical way and empower people to take control of their data online. We hope Cyber Runway will help us to achieve this and open new doors for scaling our product in the US and Asia Pacific markets.

Procordr

Procordr

procordr.com

We've developed a cybersecurity maturity management and strategy software platform. Procordr collects and analyses data so you don't have to.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to polish the delivery of our pitch so everyone else is excited by our proposition as we are. We then want to use this to raise funding that will help us grow.

Proofmarked

Proofmarked

proofmarked.com

Proofmarked's mission is to bootstrap trust and legitimacy to the web so cybercriminals can't abuse the agnostic nature of the web. Our solution makes it obvious when a URL has been authorised or authenticated by the company.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to explore the ecosystem possibilities in launching our early adopters programme.

Proper DevSecops

Proper DevSecops

proper-devsecops.com

We help people to enter into cybersecurity using role-based training. We provide cybersecurity training for free without any upfront costs.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
Cyber Runway will help us make connections with different cybersecurity businesses and help our students to land a job more easily.

Redactable

Redactable

redactable.co

Redactable helps companies permanently redact their confidential documents in the cloud.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're hoping to learn more about the cyber industry and be connected with mentors and investors.

Regulativ.ai

Regulativ.ai

regulativ.ai

Regulativ.ai is a new regtech, cybertech and insurtech company that helps organisation transform their cyber regulatory compliance processes using innovative, cloud, AI and machine learning technologies.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
The programme offers Regulativ.ai the opportunity to polish our product, sales pitch and investors pitch as well as execute our go-to-market strategy. Networking and sharing ideas within the cyber community will enable the UK to maintain its influence in cyber.

RINA Consulting Defence

RINA Consulting Defence

rina.org

RINA works with organisations where safety, reliability and security are critical and where digital technologies underpin innovation and competitiveness.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want Cyber Runway to accelerate the growth of our cyber capabilities.

Robo Shadow

Robo Shadow

roboshadow.com

We want to make cyber simple so that everyone has a chance. We're making enterprise grade technology and services available for everyone to use.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're at the perfect stage of our evolution to start our outreach and spend time with like-minded teams. We're looking forward to seeing how we can get a boost from this government-backed initiative.

Secqai

Secqai

secqai.com

We provide holistic cybersecurity through the use of passwordless access management, AI and quantum technologies to combat current and future threats.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to rapidly scale our products and services, increase our sales channels and gain funding.

Securium

Securium

securium.co.uk

Securium is a cyber intelligence company that's developing innovative products to protect businesses and individuals by detecting and preventing online harm.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to expand into new use cases.

Seedata.io

Seedata.io

Seedata.io

Seedata.io is a cybersecurity deception technology platform that helps businesses identify previously undetected data leakage incidents, significantly reducing the cost of incidents.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to network with like-minded cybersecurity leaders and receive advice from Cyber Runway partners.

Sencode

Sencode

sencode.co.uk

Sencode provides security-conscious organisations with IT security solutions and services, including penetration testing and comprehensive cyber awareness training.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We can't wait to work with other like-minded companies and succeed together.

Siker

Siker

sikercyber.com

We deliver cybersecurity services, including training for critical national infrastructure clients.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We aspire to grow in terms of visibility as well as professionalism.

SOS Intelligence

SOS Intelligence

sosintel.co.uk

We provide threat intelligence services through curated OSINT feed collection and dark web indexing and monitoring.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We hope to be able to make the most of the excellent sessions and workshops as well as network with organisations that are participating in the programme.

SPYDERISK

SPYDERISK

spyderisk.com

SPYDERISK makes risk assessment of enterprise IT systems faster and more reliable for cybersecurity professionals. We find the threats in a system by following the web of attack paths, from access to impact. We also calculate the business risk and tell you what mitigations you need.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We expect Cyber Runway to provide technical and strategic support on our journey to being a leader in enterprise risk management.

Strata

stratasecurity.co.uk

We're a cybersecurity visibility and compliance platform. We join up data from all your IT and security tools so that you can see all your assets, avoid embarrassing incidents and demonstrate to senior management, auditors or other stakeholders that your organisation is secure and compliant.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We 're excited to take Strata to the next level with support from the team at Plexal as well as the partners.

The CyberFish

The CyberFish

thecyberfish.com

Our mission is to help businesses and government teams prepare for business disruptions like cyber incidents. We do this by running incident simulation exercises with them, observing their team dynamics under stress and coaching them on how to make improvements.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
To continue being part of this amazing cyber innovation ecosystem that the UK government, industry and academia is fuelling.

Traced

Traced

traced.app

We protect businesses against data breaches and cyber attacks without invading employees' privacy. We secure smartphones and tablets with our Mobile Threat Defence solution and Traced Control, which combines AI-powered protection, affordable pricing and absolute user privacy.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
As Traced continues to innovate, grow and disrupt, we're excited to catalyse this by applying strategic advice from Cyber Runway experts and peers.

TurgenSec

TurgenSec

Turgensec.com

We help security teams focus on the assets most in need of attention. We look to surface the most serious vulnerabilities that an attacker is likely to exploit first. We then deliver a measurable, noticeable security resilience improvement.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We're extremely excited to learn from industry experts, grow our company and take our digital risk protection services to the next level.

Vault Sentinel

Vault Sentinel

vaultsentinel.com

Vault Sentinel provides everything an organisation needs to recover from a cyber attack.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to leverage the skills and experience of the NCSC, DCMS and other organisations and form relationships with organisations.

Zerodai

Zerodai

zerod.ai

Zerodai is a work and automation platform that empowers InfoSec teams, helping them drive better performance, consistency and oversight to help our customers thrive securely.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We have aggressive growth plans for the next 12 months and the expertise, network and tools that Cyber Runway can provide will help us get there – and beyond.

Zobi

Zobi

zobi.ai

We provide smart home intrusion detection and prevention systems.

GOAL FOR CYBER RUNWAY:
We want to grow our commercial opportunities and develop partnerships.

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