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The SOC.OS team and product spun out from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence in June 2020, with the help of our new VC partners, enabling the founding team to develop and scale the SOC.OS product, accelerating the value that the product delivers to our present and future customer community.

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SOC.OS was born within the internal incubator of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. If you’re interested in learning more about corporate incubation and about the unique problem-centric approach that lead to the creation of SOC.OS, check out this blogpost.

Whilst still within BAE Systems, SOC.OS participated in the cyber accelerator, Cylon, where the venture and proposition was further enhanced and matured. The SOC.OS team and product then spun-out from BAE Systems in June 2020 with the help of new VC partners, Hoxton Ventures and SpeedInvest, enabling the founding team to develop and scale the SOC.OS service at speed, accelerating the value that the product delivers to our present and future customer community.

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CyLon

CyLon finds, grows and invests in the world’s best emerging cyber businesses, via its unique global sourcing network and world-leading accelerator programmes. CyLon’s programmes are exclusively tailored to help entrepreneurs grow cyber security businesses. Since 2015 CyLon has accelerated more than 80 companies from hubs in London and Singapore, and is ranked as the 5th most active investor in cyber security globally. CyLon alumni have created more than 400 new jobs and have raised over £120m of follow-on funding. CyLon’s portfolio of international companies is valued at more than £400m.

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Speedinvest

Speedinvest is an early-stage European venture capital firm with 40+ investment professionals working from London, Berlin, Paris, Munich, Vienna and San Francisco.

They not only invest capital in world-class tech startups, but also work side-by-side with their founders to ensure they’re ready to compete and win. That’s why they built an in-house team of 20 operational experts to provide their portfolio companies with full-service HR, growth marketing, business development, and U.S. expansion support.

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Hoxton Ventures

Hoxton Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm investing in European technology startups that can scale into large, global winners. It focuses on startups that either disrupt existing industries or invent entirely new market categories. It was an early investor in Babylon Health, Darktrace and Deliveroo, and its portfolio companies have grown to an aggregate value of over $7 billion. Hoxton typically invests between $500,000 and $5 million into pre-seed, seed and Series A stage companies, and follows its capital through the life of the company.

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