Our friends at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), in partnership with the City of New York, are looking for cybersecurity startups to compete in the Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge, a competition to win a $1 million investment from Jerusalem Venture Partners and the chance to join Hub.NYC.
Earlier this week, the team at Strategic Cyber Ventures released a report on the state of the cybersecurity venture market. Venture investors poured $5.3 billion into cybersecurity startups in 2018. This is a 20% increase from 2017, which saw about $4.4 billion in venture capital investment in the cybersecurity space.
Dreamit SecureTech and SOSA are teaming up to host a night of networking, learning, and startup demos with founders and venture investors from the New York cybersecurity community. We’re looking for 10 pre-”Series A” startups to pitch their products to investors at the event.
Ever since we started CYR3CON, we are continually surprised at the hype cycle surrounding the application of machine learning. Many marketers opportunistically see it as another angle to entice buyers — and in talking to CSO’s — their frustration with the hype, equivocation, and machine learning marketing charlatans is palpable.