Ready to Be the Next Big Cyber Security Entrepreneur?

Ready to Be the Next Big Cyber Security Entrepreneur?

HutZero is now accepting applications from individuals who want to turn their ideas into successful cyber businesses. Twenty candidates will be selected to join HutZero’s first cohort in September 2016.

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) and Cyber London recently launched HutZero, a cyber security early stage accelerator programme which will be run jointly by the two organisations.

HutZero kicks off with an intensive five-day bootcamp* at CyLon’s London premises, jam-packed with workshops on technical development, business fundamentals and team building. The curriculum will be delivered by cyber security experts and start-up gurus.

After the stage one London bootcamp, participants will be able to receive guidance and mentoring from HutZero staff and sponsors. Participants will be encouraged to continue to work on their ideas in their newly-formed teams, and will be invited to reunite for an alumni event.

*Please note that HutZero requires applicants to participate in all five days of the bootcamp. Accommodation and travel costs for the bootcamp will be covered by HutZero.


The bootcamp takes place 12-16 September 2016, with the alumni reunion on 1 December 2016.


Anyone with an interest in cyber security innovation can apply. HutZero is looking for people who can demonstrate entrepreneurial flair and spirit, and who are committed to exploring a career in cyber security. They welcome applications from individuals at any stage of their career. Please note that HutZero is not for teams, like some other accelerators.

Is it necessary to be technically trained?

Technical expertise is not a necessity for this programme. Cyber innovation is deeply technical at a product level, but it takes all sorts to run a successful business. In the long run, it will help you to have some technical understanding, but HutZero is about forming teams and crystallising ideas. If you learn fast and are interested in the cyber market, they welcome your application.


Interviews are scheduled for 27 and 28 July 2016. They would prefer to meet candidates in person, but are also happy to conduct interviews online if needed.

For more info, visit the HutZero website.