Mach37 announces five new companies
The Herndon-based Mach37 Cyber Accelerator has selected five cybersecurity startups to participate in its three-month, mentorship-driven program.
With the latest group, Mach37 will have helped launch 40 cyber companies in three years.
“The cybersecurity industry is growing at an extraordinary rate as we work tirelessly to keep up with looming threats across the globe. The need for new innovative cyber products to combat these threats has never been greater,” Rick Gordon, the managing partner of Mach37, said in a statement. “We have developed an ecosystem to accelerate these innovations into the mainstream while also helping reduce startup risks for both entrepreneurs and investors.”
The companies selected for the Fall 2016 Cohort are:
• Adlumin – (adlumin.com) — founders Robert S. Johnston and Timothy Evans.
• Intelligence Framework Inc (infrascan.net) — Andrea Bodei.
• NS8 Inc – (ns8.com) — Adam Rogas and Paul Korol.
• Steel Mountain Systems Corp. – (steelmountain.io) — Will Butler and Thomas Maarseveen.
• ThreatSwitch – (threatswitch.com) — John Dillard.
Mach37brings together domain experts, successful cybersecurity entrepreneurs and investors familiar to the security market to work with innovators and their startups.
Applicants selected to participate in the program receive a $50,000 investment to develop and launch their ideas as emerging, investable companies. The program concludes on Dec. 6 with a Demo Day where companies will have the opportunity to pitch and demo their technology to an audience of external mentors, investors and stakeholders.