Cyber accelerator launches search for start-ups
- By Mark Hoover
- May 13, 2015
The Mach37 Cyber Accelerator has opened up its applications period for its fall 2015 cohort beginning Sept. 8, 2015.
The Mach37 program is a public-private and market-centric cybersecurity accelerator, located in Herndon, Va., at the Center of Innovative Technology.
Made up of two 90-day sessions per year, the program is designed to fuel disruptive cybersecurity concepts and is tailored to each cohort, focusing on launching successful cyber startups.
Participants receive a $50,000 investment to develop and launch their ideas into the market.
In a release, the program said it is looking for candidates that:
- Are building a disruptive information security technology product
- Have the will and endurance to turn their labor into commercial success
- Need help with startup capital, introductions, and navigating pitfalls
- Are seeking rapid growth through venture capital
- Are willing to be in Virginia for the entire 90-day program and commit to the venture full time
- Are ideally comprised of a team of 2-4 people
Participants are encouraged to apply by June 1.
To fill out the online application, visit the Mach37 website.
Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.