Founded in 2013 by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge and government cyber intelligence experts in the US and the UK, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading specialists in cyber security.
Darktrace’s pioneering technology, the Enterprise Immune System, applies AI to cyber defense, and has proven itself successful in detecting cyber-threats that existing, legacy systems cannot. With over 7,000 customer deployments, Darktrace's platform has been selected by some of the largest and most sensitive cyber security environments, including global financial institutions, telecommunications networks, legal firms, retailers, technology companies, government organizations, and critical national infrastructure facilities.
With dual headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and San Francisco, US, the business has 33 offices around the world, employing around 700 people.
It raised its first round of venture capital in 2015 from Invoke Capital Partners, Hoxton Ventures and Talis Capital. Since then it has raised further capital from KKR, Summit Partners, Vitruvian Partners and others.
Winner - BVCA National Management Team Awards 2018
Summit Partners: 2015 - present
KKR: 2016 - present
Softbank: 2016 - present
Vitruvian Partners: 2018 - present