Hadean named one of the UK’s fastest-growing start-ups by Sifted


Hadean has been recognised as one of the UK and Ireland’s fastest-growing startups by Sifted, a publication backed by the Financial Times. This acknowledgment comes as part of the inaugural Sifted100 UK & Ireland report, which spotlights dynamic and promising companies in the region.

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London, Wednesday 27 March: Hadean has been recognised as one of the UK and Ireland’s fastest-growing startups by leading startup publication, Sifted. Backed by the Financial Times, Sifted’s inaugural Sifted100 UK & Ireland report spotlights the most dynamic and promising companies in the region. 

The comprehensive report published today identifies and celebrates top-performing startups, offering insights into the companies driving technological innovation and economic growth in the region. 

Craig Beddis, Co-Founder and CEO of Hadean, expressed gratitude and excitement about the company’s inclusion: “We’re immensely proud to be recognised by Sifted. Hadean has raised $50m to date, despite tough economic conditions we again achieved 3x revenues YOY with 90% margin with a clear path to profitability. We continue to expand our technology partner ecosystem and our USA team to meet customer demand. As we evolve, Hadean’s mission remains unchanged: to bridge physical and virtual worlds with spatial computing and AI technology to solve real human problems.”

Over the last 12 months, Hadean has continued to make strides across defence, enterprise and entertainment. Simultaneously it has expanded its reach into the US, with the appointment of Royal O’Brien as Global CTO, and into Asia through a strategic partnership with ST Engineering

In the Defence sector, Hadean delivered Project OdySSEy – a single synthetic environment for multi-domain training – for BAE Systems, and won a Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) contract for AI-enhanced military training. 

In late 2023, Hadean was selected by leading Web3 company Yuga Labs as its technical partner to build and deliver Otherside, Yuga’s ambitious metaverse project. The business was also chosen by the UK Government to form part of a creative delegation to SXSW in Austin, Texas; 
Most recently, and as part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and exploration of frontier technology, Hadean launched Hadean Labs, a dedicated immersive hub based in its new office in London, designed to enhance AI and spatial computing advancements and explore new use cases.

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