Advance with measurement

At a glance

At a glance

These statistics make up Penten’s story

We can’t improve without measurement

“We need to hold ourselves accountable. To be accountable we need to be transparent and honest about where we are and how we got here.”

Matthew Wilson, CEO, Penten.

Penten’s rapid growth

Since inception, Penten has grown rapidly and strongly. Revenue and staff numbers have increased consistently.
Our FY20 revenue was $19.6 million in revenue, up 44% from the year before. Previous years have shown a doubling in revenue growth.

  • Revenue growth

  • Staff growth

Diversity at Penten

At Penten we champion equality and aim to reach a 50:50 gender target. We have come far, but there is still a long way to go. Currently we have 26% female workforce, up 8% from the year before.

2021 breakdown of staff gender split

Total Male - 99 / 75%

Total Female - 33 / 25%

Total Other - 0 / 0%

2021 breakdown of female workforce

Total tech 20 / 60%

Total non-tech 12 / 36%

Total executive 1 / 4%

Increase in female representation

"Penten has an exceptional culture. Immediately after being hired, you become part of the Penten family and you feel it, every day. People are friendly, happy and respectful. It's wonderful working in an environment like this. There is also a lot of cake. We celebrate a lot!"

Shey Dimon
Marketing and Communication Manager
14 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
5 Director
Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

Founding to 30 June 2016

21 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
5 Director
Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2017

39 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
6 Director
4 / 10% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2018

42 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
6 Director
10 / 24% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
/ Director

30 June 2019

76 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
7 Director
14 /18% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
1 Director

30 June 2020

132 Total Headcount
/ Technical
/ Non-Technical
7 Director
33 /25% Total Women
/ Technical Women
/ Non-Technical Women
1 Director

30 June 2021

Why Information Security Matters

In Australia, public discussion and debate on export markets usually focuses on commodities, such as resources, energy and agricultural produce and their respective contribution to the nation’s economy. Certainly, those […]

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New Board leadership to spur next growth phase for Penten

15 October 2021 | News

Australian cyber technology leader, Penten, today announced the appointment of Dr Marcus Thompson AM as the new Chair of the Penten Board of Directors.  Dr Thompson joined the Penten Board […]

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Penten applauded twice in ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards

13 October 2021 | News

Penten has taken out two category award wins in the ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards: Emerging Exporter of the Year and Exporter of Government Solutions. In the 2021 financial year, […]

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Penten partners with scientists to keep Australians safe

29 September 2021 | News

Penten has forged a new collaboration with Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), University of Adelaide, Deakin University’s Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A2I2), and the UK’s National Cyber Deception Lab […]

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Technology and Innovation - The new Export Horizon

26 September 2021 | Thought Leadership / Research

In Australia, public discussion and debate on export markets usually focuses on commodities, such as resources, energy and agricultural produce and their respective contribution to the nation’s economy. Certainly, those […]

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Current financial figures

To continue to grow we must report on current and past figures so we can be more transparent and ‘better’.

$4.9m

equity raised to date

$10m+

R&D spend since founding

Neutral

Operating cash Flow

$4.9m

Net assets

Profitable

FY20 forecast EBITDA

$25m+

Total assets
fy17f fy18f fy19f fy20f
Revenue 3.2 6.4 13.6 19.6
Gross Margin % / 53% 40% 43%
PBT % / 1.6% 3.7% 4.6%
Profit Before Tax / 0.1 0.5 0.9
Net Profit / 1.3 2.3 3
Total Assets / 7.5 13.1 21.5
Revenue % Growth / / 113% 44%
CAGR / / 106% 83%
*All AUD $m