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Kaspersky is looking for tech startups from around the world

March 19, 2020

The cybersecurity company's innovation center has announced a new call for applications.

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Are you a technological entrepreneur? Cybersecurity company Kaspersky , through its Kaspersky Innovation Hub (IHub) , continues its activities within the Open Innovation Program project, designed to promote collaboration with innovative technology companies. It has announced a new call for submission of applications.

“By joining forces, we can improve our technologies and together address security needs with greater precision and efficiency, in addition to fostering cyberimmunity. The Open Innovation Program has already proven its worth, not only for new technology startups, but also for our customers, and we are delighted to continue working in this direction, “ says Vitaly Mzokov, director of the Kaspersky Innovation Center.

Kaspersky is looking for tech startups from around the worldKaspersky is looking for tech startups from around the world

Those selected will have the opportunity to pilot their projects, work on product development, receive technical and commercial guidance, and those who pass the pilot project will have access to Kapersky channel partners (including distributors and resellers). , as well as your current and potential clients.

Candidates will participate in open challenges, organized by the Kaspersky Innovation Center and F6S , a global innovation platform. As part of Kaspersky's ongoing goal to improve services and meet customer needs, challenges have been designed for teams to work on advanced projects in the areas of “protection for life” (family protection, security in home, privacy) and gaming .

Applications are open to all startups that already have a legal entity or have developed a product or prototype and have several closed agreements or pilots in progress. The technical and business validation, together with the investment opportunity of the new companies, will be evaluated by the Kaspersky team, with the help of the product F6S Corporate Innovation Analyst Insights, and will be based on the capacity of the products or technologies to solve cases of specific use in the cybersecurity environment. During the selection process, experts will also pay attention to willingness and interest in collaborating with Kaspersky IHub to improve the global cybersecurity landscape.

You can apply through the official website of the event taking into account that the registration period ends on April 30. The selected entrepreneurs will be able to present their projects to a jury during the Demonstration Selection Day, which will take place on May 28. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the risks associated with international travel, the event will take place online. More details will be provided to participants once they are available.

If you want to know more about this challenge, go to the Kaspersky page .

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