A Rapidly Changing Security Technology Landscape

By George Popovich, Motorola Solutions Security The information security community faces increasing challenges from the wholesale migration to the cloud and the rapid evolution of modern software development/deployment models. DevOps, agile development (often lumped under the DevOps umbrella), and the ever-accelerating “cloudification” of applications/services create new challenges on mitigating today’s cyber threats. Combined with the… Read More A Rapidly Changing Security Technology Landscape

MACH37: Launching New Cyber Start-Ups Reach Escape Velocity

By Tom Weithman, CIT GAP Funds To know MACH37 is to know something about the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and CIT GAP Funds.  A Virginia-backed non-profit based in Herndon, Virginia CIT and its venture investment arm, CIT GAP Funds, provide seed and early stage equity capital to the Commonwealth’s  most promising start-ups in the… Read More MACH37: Launching New Cyber Start-Ups Reach Escape Velocity

Why CVC Investment in Cybersecurity Startups Seems Low

Since 2010, the number of US corporate venture capital investments in cybersecurity—more specifically, those that contain at least one minority investor that is either a corporation or corporate venture arm—has more than tripled, according to PitchBook data. That multiple seems surprisingly low, especially when you consider that it resulted in just 53 venture investments last… Read More Why CVC Investment in Cybersecurity Startups Seems Low

3rd Annual GMA Corporate Venture Capital Event: Building Start-Ups Through Accelerators

April 4, 2017 The Amenity Center, 150 N. Riverside, Chicago, IL Global Midwest Alliance invites you to be part of its 3rd Annual Corporate Venture Capital Event.  We’ve expanded this very successful program to a full-day event.  The conference will feature innovation and technology panels providing insights on innovating through accelerators, current and future trends… Read More 3rd Annual GMA Corporate Venture Capital Event: Building Start-Ups Through Accelerators

The Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit

CVC 3.0: The Movement Corporate venture capital continues to experience monumental growth, with an average of 12 CVC programs being started monthly.  After several decades of peaks and troughs, corporate venturers feel that their time has come in being recognized as vital contributor to the innovation ecosystem.  The days of being considered ‘dumb money’ are… Read More The Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit

Welcome to the September 2016 Issue: Corporate Venture & The Rise of Automated Advertising, Social Media And Targeting

Welcome to the latest issue of the NVCA Connection  on Corporate Venture & The Rise of Automated Advertising, Social Media And Targeting.  First of all, we hope that everyone had a great summer.   For this issue, we chose the theme of targeted advertising and the role that the corporate venturing community has played in the… Read More Welcome to the September 2016 Issue: Corporate Venture & The Rise of Automated Advertising, Social Media And Targeting