This year’s Elevator Pitch LIVE competition is just days away (get your tickets here), so we thought we’d tell you a little bit more about the exciting Cybersecurity startups pitching on the day.
The competition – our annual quest to find the top rising stars in UK technology – is sponsored by Kreston Reeves, Cisco, Stirling Ackroyd, EY and Digital Radish and will see 15 shortlisted startups pitch to a room full of entrepreneurs, investors and industry heavyweights.
Here are the top three UK Cybersecurity startups pitching on the day:
This London-based company is developing Cognition, the ‘first’ real-time, integrated intelligence offering for cyber defence.
Founded in April 2014, the self-funded startup remained dormant until very recently and signed up its first Cognition paying client in June.
A month later, in July, Fortitude came out of stealth mode and claims to have reached £500,000 in revenue in August.
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Automatic data anonymisation using AI. That’s how the startup, co-founded by experienced software entrepreneurs in collaboration with a machine learning researcher from University College London, describes itself.
Anon AI is backed by CyLon and Post UrbanVentures, a Midlands-based startup incubator.
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Citizen is a platform for password-less login, one touch identity exchange and account verification.
The company, born out of a vision for a safer, legitimate internet, provides SDKs and mobile apps for businesses to cryptographically tokenise personal information, helping them protect from cyber attacks, and provide GDPR compliance to their customers.