At Avertro we believe that everyone should be empowered to understand their cyber-why, so they can make informed choices about their cyber safety. That’s why we’ve created products that translate cyber in a normalized way bringing science to cyber storytelling.Learn more
When Founder and CEO, Ian Yip was the CTO for McAfee Asia Pacific, his conversations with leaders revolved around the key challenges they were facing. The one common thread, was the disconnect between the cyber team and everyone else, particularly with the executive layer. Organizations continue to struggle with aligning the tracks. The promise of GRC technology was to address this. The reality is, organizations still need spreadsheets and consultants. Armed with this frustration, Ian felt compelled to make it happen. By starting Avertro.
Avertro was founded in September 2019 and launched out of the Antler program as part of their first cohort in Sydney.
The company subsequently landed its first commercial deal, graduated from the CyRise cybersecurity accelerator in mid-2020, raised investment from a coalition of venture firms and angel investors, and has grown significantly since.
The team continues to work on the core issues at hand, iterating diligently towards being cybersecurity headquarters and world's first All-in-One Cyber Governance platform that helps leaders manage the business of cyber.
Black Nova VC believes there is significant upside to investing in startups creating exceptional solutions to common everyday problems. Problems that are a thorn in the side of progress in tech-enabled sectors such as; the future of work, governance, regulatory, security and productivity.
Antler is the investor backing the world’s most driven founders, from day zero to greatness. Founded on the belief that people innovating is the key to building a better future, Antler partners with exceptional founders globally to launch and scale startups that address meaningful challenges.
CyRise is an investor, supporter and champion of cyber security startups in the Asia Pacific. Funded by Deakin University, CyRise offers a 3-month accelerator program for cyber security startup founders, along with week-long bootcamps, community events and ongoing founder support.
SpringCapital is an Australian Venture Capital firm investing in high-tech companies, and operates as an Investment Club and ESVCLP Fund. SpringCapital's mission is to help investors grow their wealth via opportunities to invest in deals with excellent risk / return characteristics.
Tampa Bay Wave has evolved into Florida's #1 Accelerator and tech startup support organization, with a mission to help entrepreneurs transform innovative ideas into real-world solutions and scalable businesses, thus fueling important change in Tampa Bay and communities everywhere.
Denver Economic Development and Opportunity (DEDO), part of the City and County of Denver Government, is creating an economy that works for everyone. They work to ensure the success of Denver’s economy is shared by residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.
Austrade’s Landing Pads are a network of specialized programs to support Australian technology companies to expand globally. These programs are delivered in collaboration with partners deeply embedded in their local tech ecosystems. They are part of Austrade’s services to Australian business.
Investment NSW fosters a strong economy, attracting local and international investment to help businesses find new export markets. Working across key industries, the aim is to reinforce NSW’s global position as a safe and attractive place to do business.
I’d never felt the need to snap a selfie in front of a regulator’s headquarters before, until last week. When I was in Washington DC, I visited the cybersecurity industry’s favorite regulator: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently amended their cybersecurity requirements. The updates are effective starting this month (November 2023).
As the leaves change color and temperatures drop, October brings more than just pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween festivities. It's also been designated as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This annual observance has been celebrated for nearly two decades, serving as a reminder of the ever-increasing importance of protecting our digital lives.