LORCA members have broken the £150m investment milestone

When Plexal launched LORCA (which runs a cyber accelerator) in 2017, we were tasked by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport with raising £40m over three years. Today, we’re pleased to announce that LORCA members have raised £153m – 380% of the original target and 12 months ahead of schedule. This accounts for […]

The LORCA Report 2020

LORCA, the cyber programme Plexal is delivering, has released The LORCA Report 2020. The report takes the pulse of the UK’s growing cyber ecosystem and features research with Beauhurst along with insights from startups, scaleups, the government, academia and a cross-section of industry. Our findings include:   Cybersecurity startups are receiving record levels of investment, […]

Plexal’s partnered with cyber community Hub8

Plexal, which delivers the LORCA cybersecurity programme, has partnered with Hub8 – a purpose-built workspace dedicated to supporting Cheltenham’s flourishing cyber community. Plexal members, including the members of our cyber accelerator, will be able to work from Hub8 while Hub8’s members can do the same at Plexal, which will act as their London base. GCHQ, […]

RazorSecure has raised £2.6m in investment

Hot on the heels of news that UK tech investment reached a record £10.1bn in 2019, we’re excited to announce that RazorSecure, a member of our LORCA programme, has raised £2.6m in its latest funding round.

The big reveal: meet LORCA’s third cohort (its most international yet)

LORCA, the cybersecurity programme Plexal’s innovation team is delivering for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has just welcomed 15 scaleups to its third cohort. If you remember, we consulted with industry to understand what sort of cyber solutions they thought the market needed most, which helped LORCA create the focus areas for its […]