Project Acceleration Program
Client Profile: Defense Balance SL It is a start-up created in 2017 based in León. The product sold is a platform for training and security awareness information generating safe habits on end users called Smartfense.
The niche market that the company is heading is the Security Awareness CBT (Computer Based Training). This market has experienced a growth of 54% between 2015 to 2016. Gartner anticipates sustained growth year after year in the range of 50% to 60%. In addition, the General Regulations European data protection (GDPR) in force from 25 May 2018. This regulation requires conscientious employees (art. 39 and 47 GDPR).
Client Profile 2: Drainware Systems S.L. specializes in providing specific 'data loss prevention' 'and inspection services for companies that intend to provide services to cybersecurity companies and develop an innovative computer software that responds products company security vulnerabilities that they have most equipment used by companies around the world at a reasonable cost.
Developed solution '' Data Loss Prevention '' allows organizations to control information leakage both voluntary and involuntary by their employees. The product offers a service that ensures secure data prevention system that meets the requirements of data and protecting information assets of the company. It is a resource capable of controlling the threat of information leakage either intentionally or not by the employees. This platform with the current consulting services is the core of the company..
Client Profile 3: The company Human Affinity Platform S.L. was established in March 2017, after eighteen months of work and after the founding partners obtain several awards for their analysis algorithms of human behavior. They had scheduled to open their workplace in Leon at the end of this year.This company operates the Platform for cybersecurity: Kymatio http://kymatio.com
Kymatio is the analytical cybersecurity platform that aims to prevent situations of internal risk therefore originated by the employees themselves.
At present, these risk situations are caused by two types of actions: passive and active. The first are the most frequent and originate employees who inadvertently compromise the security of the organization and, second, are those which are caused deliberated and motivated by some sort of stress with the employees.
Client needs: Startups problems is marked by the need for technology to enter the market, defining your objective target, attracting specialized human resources and raising funds for this first phase.
Provided solutions to meet the needs: The acceleration program is working with 10 projects (with a maximum age of 5 years), which has delivered them an integrated service package provided by the three organizations (ICE, INCIBE and Ildefe), involving access spaces of entrepreneurship in the Technology Park of León, collaboration in specific training workshops, mentoring and monitoring. These services are complemented with cash prizes amounting to 120.000 €.
As part of this acceleration program, the promoting organizations, under the overall INCIBE coordination, provide a number of services such as free space in the Technology Park of León during acceleration time, specialized services training (workshops, consulting,. .), specialist mentoring, networking specialist with cybersecurity ecosystem and support for attracting funding. Finally, cash prizes associated with the permanence of projects in León.
Along with these awards, ICE will offer to the entrepreneurs who exceed the incubation phase and decide to settle in Leon, an equity loan through SODICAL up to 60.000 euros on preferential terms.