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Facilitating access to finance and investment opportunities

Together with the Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE), the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) gathers European pure-player cyber security startups, investors and national government representatives with the aim to facilitate an access to finance and investment opportunities.  

The most promising European cyber security startups will pitch their innovative solutions and will participate in the strategic business matchmaking sessions, where they will meet with influential European and international investors.

STARTUP? To be selected and pitch your innovative technology, startups are invited to apply until 10 April 2019, by sending 1) an application form and 2) 5-slide presentation:

  • Application form can be downloaded from HERE
  • Information sheet on the application and selection process can be accessed HERE.
INVESTOR? Interested investors are invited to register HERE.

UPDATE: 40 European and international investors officially expressed their interest in participating at the Cyber Investor Day. While 22 European cyber security startups from Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Estonia, Italy and Sweden have been invited to attend the Cyber Investor Day in Madrid. More information about the participating startups and SMEs can be found in the Cyber Investor Day brochure, available here.

ECSO Business Matchmaking events are designed to support companies positioned on the entire cyber security value chain and to cover the different investment phases, ranging from seeding to strategic investment and M&A. Around 200 innovative cyber security startups and SMEs, as well as leading companies and investors, participated at the ECSO Business Matchmaking events last year.

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