New world-class security accelerator in Cork

Are you in Cork or do you want to move to Cork to build a global business?

CorkBIC has announced a new security accelerator for startups working in cybersecurity and related fields.

The startups who are accepted onto the security accelerator will receive €50,000 each in investment, free office space, access to an exclusive network of industry leaders, mentors and investors, as well as hands-on business development expertise.

This accelerator is now open for entries and is looking to invest in early-stage firms in the security industry including, cybersecurity, internet of things (IoT), Blockchain, AI, health and bioinformatics, defence, critical infrastructure, financial services, and logistics.

How many will be accepted?

Up to seven companies will be accepted. Apply here.

What are the selection criteria?

  • Team
  • Technology
  • The business model and the market opportunity
  • Stage of development – early traction?
  • A commitment to relocate to Cork and build a global business

Applications are now open until July 2018. All Interviews will take in August 2018. The accelerator will begin in October 2018.

Apply here.




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