Innovation Sandbox Contest

The brightest start-ups are discovered in the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest. 

Monday, June 6, 2022
12:00 – 3:00 PM PT
Moscone South – Esplanade
Open to Expo Plus Pass and Full Conference Pass holders. Compare passes.

For 17 years, cybersecurity's boldest new innovators have competed in the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest to put the spotlight on their potentially game-changing ideas. This year, 10 finalists will have three-minutes to make their pitch to a panel of judges.

Since the start of the contest, the top 10 finalists have collectively seen over 69 acquisitions and received $9.8 billion in investments.

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Agenda – Monday, June 6

11:45 AM PT  Doors Open 
12:00 – 12:15 PM PT Opening Remarks
Hugh Thompson, Program Chair, RSA Conference
12:15 – 1:45 PM PT Top 10 Finalists Presentations
Three-minute pitches followed by Q&A with judges. 
1:45 – 2:45 PM PT  Audience Meet & Greet with the Top 10 Finalists
While judges debate the winner, the audience has the opportunity to meet the Top 10 finalists and learn more about their solutions. 
2:45 - 3:00 PM PT  Judges Panel
RSAC Innovation Sandbox judges will invite the top contestants on stage to share the impressions of the selected companies, providing advice to guide the companies as they move forward 
3:00 PM PT  Announcement of Winner 



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See Last Year's Winning Pitch!

Idan Plotnik, CEO, Apiiro, pitches at the RSAC 2021 Innovation Sandbox Contest.

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