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 the cybersecurity headquarters and world's first Cyber Management Decision System (MDS) 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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) remains instrumental in cybersecurity. Their recent release of the Discussion Draft for NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0, marks a significant milestone in updating this influential framework.
We’ve been saying that cybersecurity is a board-level issue now for years. However, cybersecurity teams continue to struggle to get the attention that cyber risk deserves from directors and executives.
We are proud to announce that we will be partnering with Cyber Audit Team (CAT), a leading provider of cyber security solutions, to deliver strategic cyber security guidance for clients to enhance effective decision-making and planning.