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Startup Challenge


DESCRIPTION:

CyberLaunch is the world’s leading accelerator for information security and machine learning startups.

We are challenging the brightest minds to create prototypes for information security and machine learning problems. Please fill out the form below by January 29th, 2016 to participate in this challenge. If you feel like our team can help you in the process of building a prototype by connecting you to mentors and/or other team members, feel free to reach out

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

You are an individual, team, or startup (less than $20,000 of investment) interested in building a prototype in information security and/or machine learning

CRITERIA:

You will be judged on 2 main crieria:

  1. The size of the market problem solved
  2. The functionality and usability of the prototype 

AWARDS:

Most Innovative Security Prototype

1st place-  $100k in AWS credits, $50k in deferred legal fees, $20k+ equity investment, $2.5k in accounting fees, $2.5k in marketing/PR services, $2k in Rackspace hosting credits, $500 in MongoDB credits, Admission to CyberLaunch Accelerator, Presentation at Accelerator Demo Day, and Recognized as “Most Innovative Prototype in Security” 

2nd place - Presentation at Accelerator Demo Day and $500 Cash

3rd place - $250 cash

Most Innovative Machine Learning Prototype

1st place - $100k in AWS credits, $50k in deferred legal fees, $20k+ equity investment, $2.5k in accounting fees, $2.5k in marketing/PR services, $2k in Rackspace hosting credits, $500 in MongoDB credits, Admission to CyberLaunch Accelerator, Presentation at Accelerator Demo Day, and Recognized as “Most Innovative Prototype in Machine Learning” 

2nd place - Presentation at Accelerator Demo Day and $500 Cash

3rd place - $250 cash

Note that the 1st and 2nd place winners of the Most Innovative Machine Learning Prototype and the Most Innovative Security Prototype have an opportunity to present a poster of their solution at CyberLaunch's Demo Day in front of 300+ investors specialized in machine learning and information security ($400 value). 

TIMELINE:

  1. December 14th  - Challenge Open Date
  2. January 29th - Final Submission Date
  3. February 5th - Finalist Award Date

 

Please use the pitch deck template provided here.
Files must be less than 120 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx ppt pptx.