Plexal had a very successful show at the NCSC’s CyberUK 19-20 April 2023 in Belfast with leaders in the cybersecurity industry.
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 […]
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, 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, […]
In just over a month, the world has been changed by COVID-19 in staggering ways. Industries have pivoted, supply chains have begun manufacturing new products to deal with the crisis and people have accepted huge adjustments to their lifestyles and working patterns. The pandemic has also ushered in more urgent collaboration and quickened the pace […]
Privitar, which is a member of our cybersecurity programme LORCA, has announced that it’s completed an $80m Series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing
We’re delivering LORCA, which runs year-long cybersecurity accelerators every six months. And we’re excited to reveal that applications for our fifth cohort are open now.
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.
LORCA, the cybersecurity programme Plexal’s delivering, has today launched a global open call for its fourth cohort of cyber scaleups.
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 […]
We’re excited to reveal that Plexal has partnered with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), City of New York, and the New York Economic Development Corporation.
LORCA, the government-backed cybersecurity programme Plexal’s delivering along with Deloitte and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast
LORCA is looking for members to join its second programme, and this time it’s focusing on people and securing supply chains.
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Matt Hancock used the launch of LORCA, the cybersecurity centre being delivered here at Plexal
A new centre dedicated to cyber innovation, the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA), is being officially opened at Plexal today by Matt Hancock