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Darktrace is a cybersecurity AI company developing autonomous response technology. It offers a platform that protects the cloud, email, IoT, networks, and industrial systems against insider threats, industrial espionage, IoT compromises, zero-day malware, data loss, supply chain risk, and long-term infrastructure vulnerabilities. The company serves financial services, manufacturing and supply, government and defense, education, healthcare and pharma, retail and e-commerce, legal and HR, energy and utilities, transportation, media and entertainment, technology and telecommunication, and nonprofit industries.
HQCambridge, GB
Employee Ratings3
Culture scoreC-

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)1,241
Job Openings13
Revenue (FY, 2018)£59.5 M(+94%)

Key People/Management at Darktrace

Nicole Eagan

Nicole Eagan

Poppy Gustafsson

Poppy Gustafsson

Cathy Graham

Cathy Graham

Chief Financial Officer
Jack Stockdale

Jack Stockdale

Chief Technology Officer
Eloy Avila

Eloy Avila

Chief Technology Officer, Americas
J.R. Tietsort

J.R. Tietsort

CISO, Americas
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Darktrace Office Locations

Darktrace has offices in Cambridge, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Atlanta and in 39 other locations
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
Maurice Wilkes Building Cowley Road
Greater London, GB
1-3 Strand
Greater Manchester, GB
53 King St
Melbourne, AU
525 Collins St
Perth, AU
300 Murray St
Sydney, AU
Level 17 264 George St
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Darktrace Financials and Metrics

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Darktrace total Funding

$230.5 m

Darktrace latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Darktrace investors

Darktrace's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Darktrace has raised $230.5 m. Darktrace's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.
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Darktrace's revenue was reported to be £59.48 m in FY, 2018 which is a 93.4% increase from the previous period.

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Darktrace Operating Metrics

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Total Deployments

5 k7 k
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Darktrace Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Darktrace Australia
Darktrace Inc.
Darktrace Japan
Darktrace Singapore
Darktrace South Africa

Darktrace Revenue Breakdown

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Darktrace revenue breakdown by business segment: 83.3% from Software sold as a service and 16.7% from Licence and related support

Darktrace revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 55.2% from USA, 42.3% from UK and 2.5% from Other

Darktrace Online and Social Media Presence

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Darktrace News and Updates

Skeletons In The Closet: $2 Billion Cybersecurity Firm Darktrace Haunted By Characters From HP’s Failed Autonomy Deal

The well regarded co-CEOs of cybersecurity firm Darktrace have deep ties to Sushovan Hussain, the convicted former CFO of British data analytics company Autonomy.

Darktrace Names New Finance Chief Ahead of Potential Listing

Darktrace Names New Finance Chief Ahead of Potential Listing

How one tech exec at $1.7bn cybersecurity firm Darktrace overcame a tough family background and landed a job one of Europe's biggest unicorns

Mike Beck is the global head of threat analysis at cybersecurity unicorn Darktrace.  He grew up in a small market town in Somerset, where he was one of the few mixed-race kids in town and with his father not around.  Mike told Business Insider that forcing himself into new situations was what gave…

Darktrace Begins Preparations as Public Company, Nears CFO Hire

Darktrace Begins Preperations as Public Company, Nears CFO Hire

Darktrace and Depop backer Balderton Capital is raising a new $400 million fund for European startups

One of Europe's biggest startup investors has a new $400 million fund to focus on early-stage startup investments.  London headquartered Balderton Capital's new fund will invest in Series A rounds. The firm's portfolio includes companies like Revolut, Citymapper, Darktrace, Depop, and GoCardless. …

Darktrace, the security startup worth $1.65 billion, posts massive growth as its executives get dragged into a $5 billion fraud trial

British tech unicorn Darktrace, which is valued at $1.65 billion, British tech unicorn Darktrace posted a 93% revenue jump in 2018 to £59.4 million ($78 million). That revenue growth outpaced a smaller growth in losses, and the firm boasted of a healthy increase in bookings for the year to 30 June…
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Darktrace Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Darktrace founded?

    Darktrace was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Darktrace key executives?

    Darktrace's key executives are Nicole Eagan, Poppy Gustafsson and Cathy Graham.

  • How many employees does Darktrace have?

    Darktrace has 1,241 employees.

  • What is Darktrace revenue?

    Latest Darktrace annual revenue is £59.5 m.

  • What is Darktrace revenue per employee?

    Latest Darktrace revenue per employee is £47.9 k.

  • Who are Darktrace competitors?

    Competitors of Darktrace include CrowdStrike, Cylance and FireEye.

  • Where is Darktrace headquarters?

    Darktrace headquarters is located at Maurice Wilkes Building Cowley Road, Cambridge.

  • Where are Darktrace offices?

    Darktrace has offices in Cambridge, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Atlanta and in 39 other locations.

  • How many offices does Darktrace have?

    Darktrace has 45 offices.