SpeedUpSecure Final Pitch Day 2024

June 26, 2024, 02:30 pm – 06:30 pm

We cordially invite you to the closing event of the accelerator SpeedUpSecure live at Fraunhofer SIT and via livestream. Our selected cybersecurity startups will pitch their business idea in front of the top-class jury and the audience.

At the Final Pitch Day 2024 selected cybersecurity startups in the accelerator program pitch their business idea to the audience and our jury.

Register here

Members of the jury:

Tolga Yilmaz, Cybersecurity Executive Advisor, Schwarz Digital GmbH
Naby Diaw, CISO Lufthansa AG
Iskro Mollov, CISO GEA Group
Michael Schrank, CISO at a major sporting goods company
Dr. Maurice Kügler, Senior Investment Manager, High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH
Guenter Kraft, CEO Xariva Ventures

The program runs from 2.30 to 6.30 p.m., after which we'd like to network with you over refreshing drinks and delicious finger food!


  • From 2 p.m. Arrival of our guests
  • 2.30 p.m. Warm welcome
  • 2.45 p.m. Startup pitches
  • 4 p.m. Break & jury discussion
  • 5 p.m. Award ceremony & laudation 
  • From 5.30 p.m. Networking & Start-up fair

Those who unfortunately cannot be present on site have the possibility to follow the Final Pitch Day 2024 online via livestream.
Be there - in person or online! Register here

For any questions, please reach out to our program manager Carlina Bennison.

We look forward to your participation!

The Accelerator SpeedUpSecure is hosted by StartUpSecure I ATHENE and supported by the Partner-Inkubatoren CISPA in Saarbrücken, Cube 5 in Bochum und StartUpSecure KASTEL in Karlsruhe. The four incubators for cybersecurity are part of the initative and funding  program "StartUpSecure" by the Ministry for Education and research (BMBF).

Partner of the Accelerators SpeedUpSecure 2024 is Schwarz Digital GmbH.
We thank you for the support!

In addition, the accelerator is supported by a large network from industry and research. We would like to thank all experts!

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