Darktrace Named ‘Europe’s Most Valuable Tech Company’

Darktrace Wins ‘Europe’s Allstar Company’ at Investor Allstars Awards

Cambridge, UK
Friday September 30, 2016

Darktrace, the leader in Enterprise Immune System technology, has achieved an impressive win at the Investor Allstars 2016 event in London last night. In its 14th year, the awards celebrate the successes of the European entrepreneurial ecosystem and draw attention to the risk takers who are creating the global winners of tomorrow.

Following a successful presentation at Bloomberg’s London HQ, Poppy Gustafsson, COO, Darktrace, picked up the award of the night – ‘Europe’s Allstar Company’. Judged by an audience of pre-IPO funds, investors and entrepreneurs, the award recognises Darktrace’s outstanding growth and innovative offering to the technology industry.

“We are delighted to receive this recognition from Investor Allstars, which validates the innovation of Enterprise Immune System technology for cyber security,” said Poppy Gustafsson. “Darktrace’s rapid global expansion and growing customer base is testament to our unique solution, which helps defend organisations against advanced cyber-threats.”

“Darktrace takes a fundamentally new approach to the global problem of cyber security, and has proven its machine learning and mathematical technology can work at scale, across a range of industry verticals,” commented Stephen Shanley, Principal on KKR’s Technology Growth Equity team. “I am excited to see Darktrace going from strength to strength, accelerating growth across the world.”

With 1,200 deployments, over 300 employees and 20 global offices, Darktrace is one of the fastest-growing cyber defence companies in the world. Using advanced machine learning and mathematics, the Enterprise Immune System learns a sense of ‘self’ inside networks, in order to detect abnormal activity or threats in real time.

About Darktrace

Darktrace is a world-leading cyber-threat defense company. Its multi-award-winning Enterprise Immune System technology automatically detects and responds to emerging threats, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge. Without using rules or signatures, Darktrace models the ‘pattern of life’ of every device, user and network within an organization, identifying and mitigating cyber-threats before damage is done. Darktrace’s self-learning technology has been deployed globally and across all sectors, including energy, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, financial services and healthcare. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK, with over 20 global offices including London, New York, Milan, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.