Join us to hear a few cybersecurity startups pitch on how they are making our homes and offices more secure and how they are working with insurers to service SMB market. The pitches will be followed by a panel discussion on the trends in cybersecurity by industry experts from the US, the Netherlands and Israel. The panel will address how the threat landscape has changed in the last few years as well as how startups and scaleups are working with large corporates and the challenges and opportunities that brings to the table.


Thu, June 21, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (21st Floor)

1251 6th Avenue New York, NY 10020

This event is FREE. Register today.

Meet the Panelists:

(Chair) Elizabeth Kleinveld from Startupbootcamp

Elizabeth Kleinveld is an ecosystem builder linking various parties in the Financial Services value chain from startups and scale-ups to regulators, investors and large corporates. Kleinveld spent twenty years working in the tech and banking sectors in the Netherlands, including at Holland FinTech and joined Startupbootcamp's Fintech & Cybersecurity accelerator in 2016. Kleinveld is responsible for the corporate partners (banks, insurers, pension processors), ensuring that they get the most out of the innovation program by learning the lean startup methodology (and mindset) and helping them to collaborate with startups. Kleinveld has hosted a number of short videos about topics like FinTech for Retail, Challenger Banks, PensionTech, Compliance and Cryptocurrencies and ICOs. 

Ori Fragman from Comsec:

Ori Fragman, Co-CEO of Comsec, responsible for all Pan-European operations, including Delivery, Account Management, and Business Development, is a Senior Executive with over fourteen years of unique and broad international experience in the field of Information Technology, Software Development and Cyber Security. With his deep domain knowledge and strong business-skills Ori assists a diverse range of clients, from big blue chip companies to start-ups, to drive their security posture, while enabling business to reach its desired goals.Comsec Group, is a pioneering market leader, providing all-inclusive Cyber and Information Security services to clients around the globe.

Martin de Vries from Rabobank:

Martin de Vries is an experienced Information Security Officer with a current focus on innovation. He scouts for new security innovations and trends based on the challenges and demands of the organisation. Bringing the future of information security into the security practise of today and tomorrow. He also is an advocate for secure innovation by start-ups and thus he provides security advice to Rabobank’s own start-ups and to start-ups in accelerator programs Rabobank is partner of.

Lisa Xu from Nopsec

Lisa serves as Chief Executive Officer where she is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic and operational functions for NopSec. Lisa has a passion for connecting business with technology and thrives in transforming disruptive technology into leading solutions. Over the past two decades, Lisa has advised Fortune 500 enterprises on data security, privacy and technology risk management, and led many diverse teams at Ally Financial (GMAC), KPMG, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Lisa holds a B.A. in Economics and a Master's in Finance from Boston College.

Meet the Startups

Fortigis is a cloud-enabled privacy & security wireless VPN router that checks, controls and manages who connects to a user’s Wi-Fi network.

SecureHome provides threat awareness and protection for smart homes through anomalous behavior monitoring, alerting, and remediation.

YAXA provides real-time cyber risk monitoring and threat remediation platform for businesses seeking to detect and block malicious behaviour, thereby preventing a breach or minimizing its impact.