Wolfberry Cyber Security Selected for UK’s Largest Cyber Accelerator

Plexal has announced the 20 cyber scale up businesses joining the Cyber Runway accelerator with Welsh headquartered Wolfberry Cyber Security selected for the Scale stream of the DCMS backed programme. 

Plexal the innovation company founded by Delancey, has revealed details of a total of 108 cyber entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and scaleups joining the Cyber Runway accelerator programme.

Cyber Runway has been designed to address some of the biggest challenges facing cybersecurity, such as diversity and inclusion and regional representation, and to support the most promising innovators at various stages of growth. Wolfberry Cyber Security is the only Welsh based organisation to be selected for Cyber Runway, the largest cyber startup accelerator in the UK with the most diverse community of cyber founders in the country.

The cohorts are solving challenges like ransomware, cyber fraud, cyber-physical threats to critical national infrastructure, cloud security, improving threat intelligence and boosting education using emerging technologies such as AI, quantum and cloud security.

Damon Rands, CEO of Wolfberry Cyber Security comments:

“The Cyber Runway membership represents some of the most innovative and high-potential cyber organisations currently operating in the UK. We’re very excited to be selected as one of only 20 UK companies for the scale-up stream and are already benefitting from the programme.”

“It is a fantastic initiative backed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and delivered by Plexal in partnership with CyLon, Deloitte and CSIT (the Centre for Secure Information Technologies) and we are excited to maximise the opportunity to learn and develop over the next six months.”

Saj Huq, director of innovation at Plexal, comments: 

“Cyber Runway is specifically designed to address some of the challenges facing cyber startups as they scale. Our three programmes will connect cyber founders to the mentors, investors and corporates they need to accelerate their growth and access diverse talent. This is a significant moment for UK cyber and I have every confidence that the collaboration between the government and the private sector to create Cyber Runway will make the cyber ecosystem more successful, innovative and inclusive.”

The full list of Cyber Runway members is available at plexal.com/cyber-runway

The accelerator is designed to strengthen the UK’s cyber ecosystem and accelerate the growth of a new generation of breakthrough cyber startups to improve national security, stimulate innovation and drive economic growth.