2019 marks the fourth year of the Institute for Information Security & Privacy (IISP) Cybersecurity Demo Day Program.
Students who participate in the IISP Cybersecurity Summit Poster Session (September 10, 2019) are automatically eligible to participate in the Demo Day Program.
Students Explore Moving Research from the Lab to the Market
The Cybersecurity Demo Day Program, sponsored by IISP, introduces students to business mentors and new methodologies early in the research process to help drive long-term market impact. Students will learn entrepreneurial strategies, receive coach by industry leaders, gain communication skills, and critically assess the measurable impact of their research.
IISP Cybersecurity Demo Day Program
Open to Cybersecurity Students with both Nascent and "Near-ready" Ideas
Demo Day Program Includes:
- Entrepreneurial Training & Coaching - October 2019 - April 2020
- Eligibility for $3000 allowances by Venture Lab to attend industry conferences
Demo Day Finale - April 2020
Registration Opens in September 2019. Questions? Contact Gloria Griessman.
Demo Day Finale
The Demo Day Program prepares students for the Demo Day Finale where they will have the Opportunity to Win Prizes from a pool that could exceed $100,000!
Demo Day Finale Prizes include:
- $50,000 NSF I-Corp Grants
- Create-X LAUNCH Golden Ticket The student team selected will receive a $4,000 non-dilutive grant, $30,000 worth of services for your startup (coaching, legal services, accounting services, mentorship, space, and visibility). In summary, the Create-X LAUNCH Golden Ticket benefits include:
- $4000 grant funding (non-dilutive)
- Intense coaching from experienced entrepreneurs and faculty
- Mentorship from industry veterans
- Pro-bono legal services from a full-service law firm
- Free accounting services from a CPA firm including tax planning and compliance
- 24/7 access to co-working space on campus
- Access to hundreds of investors at Demo Day in the Fox Theater
- IISP Commercial Track Winner Prize (amount will be published September 2019)
- IISP Research Track Winner Prize (amount will be published September 2019)
Questions? Contact Gloria Griessman.