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Forging partnerships with established companies to grow and build the Cyber NYC program

At Cyber NYC, we’re forging partnerships with established companies to support the work that we’re doing and further our goals. By working with Cyber NYC, your company will have the opportunity to:

  • Diversify its talent pool, through direct connection to entry-, mid-, and senior-level talent
  • Tap into new acquisition and partnership opportunities with rising startups
  • Become a thought leader in cybersecurity by offering senior leadership the opportunity to serve as adjuncts, guest lecturers, and mentors in our educational programs
  • Sponsor incubator programs and offer knowledge and expertise to support emerging companies and help identify the next big breakthrough

The Global Cyber Center

Operated by SOSA
The Global Cyber Center connects leading financial institutions and other Fortune 500 companies to the world’s best cybersecurity technologies through dedicated innovation endeavors. As the official convener of NYC’s cybersecurity industry, the Global Cyber Center offers annual curated events, bringing together key corporate, investor, startup, government and global cyber stakeholders. Programs include corporate open innovation, government and startup landing pads, proof-of-concept workshops, networking events, and professional sessions.

The Global Cyber Center will serve as a center of gravity for the entire cybersecurity industry and will connect to the finest talent from New York, the States, Israel, and our entire global network.
Uzi Scheffer
CEO of SOSA

Inventors to Founders (I2F) Initiative

Operated by Columbia University - This program is not currently active
I2F was designed to launch new, university-affiliated cybersecurity startups and commercialize cutting-edge academic research. The program was open to all students, faculty, and alumni from the consortium of Cornell Tech, CUNY, Columbia, NYU, and Fullstack Academy. It:

  • Connected pre-seed cyber startups with capital, grants, mentorship opportunities, and leadership networks
  • Transformed intellectual property into viable startups by connecting the academic community with C-level operators and entrepreneurs who could take it to market

The Scalarator

Operated by JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners)
The Scalarator is a best-in-class startup accelerator, focused on growth. Up to 10 startups will be selected for the program annually. The cohort will receive mentorship and support from JVP’s senior leadership, subject matter experts, experienced cybersecurity executives, and entrepreneurs. Advisory topics will include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Marketing
  • Business development
  • Recruiting
  • Financing

Interested in sponsoring the accelerator program? Contact JVP at [email protected].

Cyber NYC Talent Programs

We are seeking corporate partners to develop educational courses tailored to your hiring and upskilling needs. For more information, please visit the Talent Programs page or contact [email protected] for general interest in talent program partnerships.