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Security Challenge: Startups wanted – TRENTO

6 September, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Security Challenge is a unique startup program aimed at building cyber security companies from scratch. The program is run by our accelerator and promoted by Cisco Systems and the venture capital firm LVenture Group.

One-of-a-kind startup accelerator for cybersecurity

In 2015, the global cyber security market reached a value of $75 billion and is expected to be worth $170 billion by 2020. Indeed, companies have a growing need to protect not only their data but also that of their users. Security Challenge was born with this objective: accelerating the development of high potential startup ideas while matching them with large companies facing the most critical security challenges. This is one of the first startup initiatives fully dedicated to cyber security in Europe, a unique chance for those who want to make the world a safer place.

We're looking for startups and talents

The applications for Security Challenge will be open till September 23rd. You can click here and fill in the form to apply. Everything can be done online, but sometime a face-to-face works best. In order to meet us and present yourself, you can participate in one of the 5 events of our Security Challenge Roadshow. The next one will be in Trento. Click here to see all the dates!

The program of the event

14.30: Registrations 15.00: Welcome Speech by Cisco 15.30: Workshop “The first six months of a startup: challenges and solutions” by Augusto Coppola - LUISS ENLABS 17.00: break 17.15: Pitch panel: Pitch Your Startup! 19.00: Closing During the Pitch Session you will have the chance to introduce yourself and pitch your startup or idea to Augusto Coppola and get his feedback. More details on how to participate will be given at the beginning of the event. We do suggest you to prepare your pitch (max 3 mins) and participate in the session in order to increase the chances to be selected for Security Challenge!  

Registration required. Please register as "Applicant" to participate in the pitch session.

Download LUISS ENLABS to find out more!


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6 September, 2016
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm




EIT Digital Italy
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Povo, TN 38123 Italy
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