CyLon Scale

CyLon Scale gives you the platform to take your cyber startup to the next level

We will invest up to £150,000, and supercharge your network of customers and strategic investors.

You will get advice directly from security influencers – including exited entrepreneurs, global CISOs & respected policy-makers – and much more, all tailored to your needs.

This new platform leverages everything we learned through supporting over 100 cyber startups from 2015-2020 through our London & Singapore accelerator programmes.

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We couldn’t have done this without CyLon.

They were one of our first supporters, and through their network we have built partnerships with customers and investors around the world.”

Tim Sadler, CEO & Co-Founder, Tessian

Raised $42m Series B led by Sequoia in 2019

HOW WE HELP YOU

Investment of up to £150,000

We invest up to £150,000 through a founder-friendly structure

Win Customers

We facilitate introductions to potential customers across both the private and public sectors

Meet Investors

We help you connect to a wide range of potential future investors, from other angels to VCs & corporates

World-class mentoring & advice

Our community of security industry experts will help you build your business, supporting you on topics from sales and pricing to team-building and product development.

Networking

Dinners and private networking events with leading members of the security community, and access to our own community of over 200 security entrepreneurs from around the world.

Expand internationally

We have operated in three continents and supported founders from 35+ countries. Our global network is uniquely placed to support market access.

“CyLon’s support has been instrumental at every stage in our development.

Their introductions have helped us secure major customers and investors, and we truly value their continued guidance. They really do know the cyber security space like no other.”

James Hadley, CEO & Founder, Immersive Labs

Raised $40m Series B in 2019

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

Sector

Do you help organisations and people to live and work more securely?

Then you’re in our sector.

Stage

We are best placed to support pre-seed and seed stage companies who are intending to raise a Series A within the next two years.

If your solution isn’t in the market yet but you have great team credentials or think you have a unique piece of IP, we would still love to hear from you.

Location

We aren’t limited by geography, and want to hear from teams all over the world.

We are proud to have worked with entrepreneurs from across the world, from Singapore & Seoul to San Francisco & Sydney.

“Thanks to its laser focus on cyber security, CyLon supported Zamna with the best contacts in the industry. This included some of our critically important first clients.”

HOW IT WORKS

1 – Apply for investment of up to £150,000

Complete our application form to give us some details about your business, your team and your potential.

2 – Gain access to the CyLon Scale platform

If we invest, we aim to be the best possible partner for you as you scale your business.

We will work with you to understand your challenges and priorities, and identify how CyLon and our network can best support your growth.

3 – The sky is the limit

As your company scales beyond its Series A, we will continue to support you however we can.

Companies in which we invest will always be a part of our CyLon network and community.

“If you’re a cyber startup, apply to CyLon. Your ambitions will be met with practical support to see you on your way to success.”

— OUR IMPACT

CyLon Scale has evolved from and replaced the CyLon accelerator programme which we ran from 2015-2020, accelerating over 100 companies to a portfolio value of over £600m.

CyLon Scale builds on everything we have learned. It focuses on the elements that our best Founders valued the most, while removing any disruption to the day-to-day running of your business.

CyLon alumni have gone on to raise investment from leading investors including Sequoia, Goldman Sachs, LocalGlobe and many others, and to win customers across global Enterprise.

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