RSAC Launch Pad

RSAC Launch Pad

Behind every great cybersecurity company is a stroke of genius that started it all. It can happen anywhere. The kitchen. The car. But when it comes to getting those ideas off the ground, there’s no better place than RSAC Launch Pad.

Think you've cracked the code to an important security challenge? Then you've found the right place. If you are on the cusp of launching your product on the global stage, don't miss the chance to be one of three participants who will compete for a kiosk at the RSA Conference 2020 USA Early Stage Expo. Convince a judging panel comprised of venture capital investors and CISOs that your product has strong potential for success and you might walk away with an opportunity to exhibit and be recognized at RSAC US that could propel your company to the next level.*

First stop RSAC Launch Pad. Next stop RSAC USA. And then, well, the sky's the limit.

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RSAC Launch Pad takes place on Wednesday, 17 July from 17.30 – 19.00 hrs in the Roselle Junior Ballroom 4611.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Company has been incorporated for two years or less.
  • Company is privately held.*
  • Company has no more than a first round of funding.
  • Product has the potential to make a significant impact on the information security space.
  • Product is is expected to launch before January 2020.

Submission Requirements:

  • Review Terms & Conditions.
  • Complete the online submission form (any question left blank will lead to automatic disqualification).
  • Submit a pitch deck.
  • If selected for the second round, be available for a video pitch May 2019

Evaluation Criteria:

  • What is the problem you are trying to solve? And for whom?
  • Originality and soundness of idea or product to solve problem.
  • How much impact or reach will the product have?

Presentation Requirements (Finalists Only):**

If selected, each Participant must:

  • Be available onsite at RSA Conference in Singapore on 17 July, 2019.
  • Present a prepared and practiced 3-5 minute live pitch on stage by your most senior-level executive to top venture capitalists. Following the pitch, venture capitalists will ask the presenter questions.

Please contact Cecilia Marnier with any questions or concerns.

*"Privately held" means the shares of the company are controlled by a small number of shareholders and are not publicly traded. Company must not be an affiliate of an entity whose shares are publicly traded. "Affiliate" shall mean a legal entity that is controlled by, controls, or is under common control with the company. "Control" means more than 20% of the voting power or ownership interests.

**Further presentation requirements and materials will be communicated to participants along with their status notification in earty June 2019.

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