BLU VENTURE INVESTORS
CYBER SUMMIT 2020
1:00 - 7:30 PMValo Park - Tysons Corner
7950 Jones Branch Dr, McLean, VA 22102
Keynote | Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Panel 1: Cyber Startups - Pathways to Success
Panel 2: Selling Cyber to the Enterprise
Cyber Tank Pitch Competition
ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT, SUPERIOR RESULTS
2020 Speakers and Panelists
Maria Lewis Kussmaul
Co-Founder, AGC Partners
Director, SC&H Group
Cyber Tank Moderator
Principal, Blu Venture Investors
Cyber Tank Judge
President, Gula Tech Adventures
CSO, Palo Alto Networks
VP - Research Director, Forrester
VP Technical Operations - CISO, OpenTable
Niloo Razi Howe
Senior Operating Partner, Energy Impact Partners
Entrepreneur in Residence, Lytical Ventures
Executive Director - Global Security Services, Verizon
Co-Founder and President, Trinity Cyber
SVP Cyber Security - Truist
About the Summit
Apply to Cyber Tank
Are you a cybersecurity entrepreneur? Apply to Cyber Tank, a national pitch competition for startups with the top three finalists presenting in front of a panel of CISO judges from YouTube, OpenTable, and Unisys as well as VC judges from Gula Tech Adventures, and Blu Ventures; moderated by GROCYBER's Yong-Gon Chon.
Sharing Deep Cyber Expertise
The Summit brings together investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals in the cyber community for a content-rich afternoon that generates professional relationships, builds new business, and guarantees a strong presence with our audience of investors and entrepreneurs.
Prior events focused on successful exits, M&A activity, and market trends from experts in the field, including Maria Kussmaul and General (Ret.) Keith Alexander.
The Summit provides an opportunity for Corporate Sponsors to meet entrepreneurs in the cybersecurity space whose businesses are primed to grow and in need of service partners.
For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Matt Gittleman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Blu Venture Investors
Blu Venture Investors (BVI) is a venture capital firm that supports early stage companies primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. We make venture capital and private equity investments in early stage companies, and typically invest $500k-1M in a single round. Our goal is a successful exit in 3 to 5 years.
BVI invests in seed stage cybersecurity companies. The firm has a portfolio of 24 companies and typically invests $50k-$250K in 5 to 10 companies per year. Ideal portfolio companies have management teams with deep cyber domain expertise, a product in a defensible and defined market space, and several customers/revenues. They are also committed to an exit for the seed investors in 3 to 5 years.
Learn more at BluVentures.com
Previous Speakers and Panelists
Blu Venture Investors
Portfolio Cyber, LLC
Palo Alto Networks
The McLean Group
General (Ret.) Keith Alexander
Gula Tech Adventures
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