Digital Shadows

Digital Shadows is the cyber threat intelligence company that delivers “beyond the boundary” security for safer digital business.

By applying our award-winning blend of expertise and technology we enable organizations to embrace digital business while protecting themselves from data loss and targeted cyber attack.

We serve clients across the globe and in a range of sectors, including: 

  • pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
  • oil, gas and mining
  • engineering
  • local and central government
  • healthcare
  • national security, intelligence and law enforcement
  • defense and defense industrial base

Since our launch in 2011 we have quickly caught the attention of the industry, media and analysts. After receiving innovation awards from SWIFT, Cisco and the Technology Strategy Board we were named a Gartner Cool Vendor for 2013.  We went on to win a place in the FinTech Innovation Lab and were named in The FinTech 50 “most innovative and disruptive brands in financial technology” in Europe for 2014.

Backed by venture capital, and with a flair for innovation, unique technology and a talented team, we’re a growing company offering cyber threat intelligence services and are committed to helping our clients exploit social, cloud and mobile technologies whilst keeping their security and reputations intact.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
120 (est)
Digital Shadows was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Digital Shadows

Alastair Paterson

Alastair Paterson

James Chappell

James Chappell

Emily Biggs

Emily Biggs

VP, Product and Engineering


VP of Worldwide Sales
Chris Brown

Chris Brown

VP, EMEA and APAC Sales

Digital Shadows Office Locations

Digital Shadows has offices in London, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf

Digital Shadows Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$22 m

Latest funding size

$14 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


Digital Shadows's latest funding round in February 2016 was reported to be $14 m. In total, Digital Shadows has raised $22 m. Digital Shadows's latest valuation is reported to be £1.1 m.

Digital Shadows Financial Metrics


Market valuation

1.1 m

Cash (31-Mar-2016)

1.8 m
  • Source: Company Filings,
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


776 k203.9 k1.8 m

Accounts Receivable

126.1 k693 k1.7 m

Current Assets

902.1 k896.9 k3.5 m


23.7 k48.9 k102.3 k
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Digital Shadows's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.
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Digital Shadows Online and Social Media Presence

Digital Shadows News and Updates

A startup has raised $26 million for a spy tool which scans the dark web for threats against companies

British cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows has raised $26 million (£19 million) for its platform that searches the darkest corners of the internet looking for the chatter associated with threats against specific organisations. The Series C funding round was led by venture ca…

Hot UK cyber startup Digital Shadows has raised $26m

One of the UK's high-flying cyber security startups has attracted fresh funding from venture capital investors to fuel global expansion amid the growing threat to business of cyber crime. Digital Shadows, which emerged from fintech hub Level39 in Canary Wharf and boasts the Bank of England among …

UK woos foreign tech investors to boost post-Brexit digital economy

The government is ramping up its efforts to woo foreign tech investors and give the UK digital economy a fresh boost after Brexit. The culture secretary Karen Bradley will this week visit Scandanavian tech hubs to meet with investors and companies, including Ericsson, which is working with UK res…

Vote now in #TheEuropas 2017 Awards, for the hottest European startups

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This London-based China-backed VC firm has just raised its first $500m fund

Silk Ventures, a venture capital firm backed by the Chinese government and based in London, has raised its first fund worth $500m (£388m). The firm is eyeing up investments in "deep tech" startups in Europe and the US with potential to expand in China, including areas such as artificial intellige…
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