NYCx is launching the NYCx Cybersecurity Moonshot Challenge to tackle the following question: How might we make every small and midsize business in New York City and beyond as resilient to cybersecurity attacks as a Fortune 500 company? The challenge is co-led by a worldwide leading venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). Do you want to know more about the opportunities of the new $1 million Cyber Moonshot Challenge and the JVP incentive package for finalists including 1mln USD investment, acceptance in NYC cyber hub and internationalization support? Join the exclusive networking event on 24 January 2019.
The challenge calls on industry experts to develop and deliver new, affordable, and scalable solutions to protect small and midsize businesses from the dangers of cyber attacks globally, starting in NYC. JVP is committing over $1 million investment to be awarded to selected proposals. In addition, finalists will be accepted to the HUB.NYC by JVP businesses development program, aimed at market-ready cybersecurity companies, assisting in strategy, businesses development, marketing, and company building aspects. Deadline for proposals is 8 February 2019.
During this event, you will hear from Erel Margalit, the founder of JVP, a politician, and philanthropist. Mr. Margalit is one of the people behind Israel's economic success. He's founded the highly successful Be'er Sheva CyberTech cluster and his team is now working in collaboration with the city of New York on the HUB.NYC cyber cluster. Mr. Margalit will give more information about the challenge, the new Cyber Security hub New York City and in addition 6 selected startups can pitch their cybersecurity solution to JVP during a one-on-one meeting.