The European Cyber Security Organisation – ECSO is pleased to invite you to the 4th edition of its Access-to-Market & Finance series to support European start-ups and SMEs, namely the “Cyber Investor Days”. The Berlin Edition is jointly organised with the leading German cybersecurity company secunet Security Networks AG and IT security association TeleTrusT Bundesverband IT-Sicherheit e.V.
This event consists of 2 mains appointments: a technical workshop on the 27 November, and a B2B event with European cyber security start-ups and SMEs on the 28 November.
- DAY 1 l 27 November afternoon l German and international investors are invited to join the workshop on “Innovative Cyber Security Business Models”, which is organised by ECSO Working Group 2 and 4 focusing on investment and support to SMEs. Recommendations will be drafted from the outcome of the workshop for concrete actions in 2019. In addition, participants from past ECSO Events will be present to share the lessons learnt. A draft agenda will circulate soon to participants. Also, we kindly invite you for the Cyber Investor Day’s Diner, which is reserved for the ECSO participants to the Workshop, Investors, and speakers from the Day
- DAY 2 l 28 November l Promising European cyber security start-ups and SMEs will pitch their solutions and meet with influential German and international investors during strategic Business Matchmaking Sessions. Ahead of the Event, interested start-ups and SMEs will share their application, and will be selected upon the innovative solutions they offer to the market. A Networking Reception will end the two days event.
Two keynotes will officially open the event and welcome on-stage Andreas Koenen, Director General CI, Cyber and Information Security of the Ministry of Interior, and Clemens Kabel, Investment Director of IBB Investment. The event will end by a closing panel discussion gathering leading German and European representatives of the cyber security market and government.
The Cyber Investor Day – 28 November 2018 is a unique opportunity to meet internationally recognized investors, cyber security pure-player SMEs, and national government representatives in one place.