Turnover: 70 million EUR (2023)

Country: France

  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Pro0ph3cy, a name as difficult to write as it is to hack
  • Raised €15 million in funding
  • Aims for a global position in the cybersecurity e-learning market.
  • Founded by engineer Arthur Bataille (Télécom SudParis).
  • In 2013, acquired Silicom.
  • In 2019, launches Seela, a subsidiary specialized in cyber training.
  • Since early 2021, this start-up has been marketing online training software sold by subscription (Saas, Software as a service).
  • Partnership with Airbus
  • 2,500 people have enrolled in the training program, the only one of its kind in France, which leads to a diploma in network and cyber architecture, soon to be recognized by the French government
  • Arthur Bataille predicts that by next year, no fewer than 10,000 people will have taken part in this virtual school.
  • In 300 hours, an "old-fashioned" systems administrator will become a network architect who knows all there is to know about cyber risks.
  • A member ofHexatrust, the French cyber industry association
  • Pr0ph3cy competes with American company Rangeforce, which has yet to set foot in France, and Israeli company Cyberbit.

News

Cybersecurity: French company Pr0ph3cy boosts by initial investment of €100 million 03/07/2023

  • The Pr0ph3cy group is in negotiations for an investment of less than 100 million euros with the American investment company Carlyle.
  • Carlyle intends to double this investment over the next few years to facilitate acquisitions in the cybersecurity sector.
  • European fund IK Partners had previously invested 15 million euros in Pr0ph3cy.
  • Pr0ph3cy was founded in 2021, from the family business Silicom, established in 1983.
  • In 2019, Pr0ph3cy launched Seela, an online training center now used by around 8,000 people.
  • The company has acquired two companies: OpenCyber, specializing in technical assistance, and Harmonie Technologie, a cybersecurity consulting firm with sales of €14 million in 2021.
  • Pr0ph3cy's projected sales for 2023 are 70 million euros, almost four times higher than four years ago.
  • The company still generates 90% of its sales in France, despite the presence of nine offices across Europe and North America.
  • Pr0ph3cy plans to hire over 300 people in France over the next 18 months.
  • The company's current customers include major groups such as Thales, Airbus and banking institutions

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