2015’s biggest investments: DarkTrace £15m

Cyber security start-up DarkTrace secures £15m funding to fuel expansion

Company: DarkTrace
Description: Cyber security
Founder: Nicole Eagan
Based in: Cambridge
Raised: £15m
Investors: Summit Partners

They said:

Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace:

“We are delighted to be working with Summit Partners, an investor with deep experience in the security sector, as we continue to rapidly grow our business.

“This is yet another validation of our machine-learning and mathematics approach, and will enable us to maintain a fast pace of innovation, and pursue our vision of bringing the Enterprise Immune System to the heart of cyber defense strategies today.”

Han Sikkens, managing director with Summit Partners:

“We have been impressed by Darktrace’s outstanding leadership team and unique combination of security intelligence, technical and commercial skills. We welcome the opportunity to help accelerate the company’s growth across the world.”

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