Shield in the Cloud

Q&As with judges: Derek Maltz

By |2019-03-08T20:39:42+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Q&A with Derek Maltz, Executive Director at Pen Link Derek Maltz is the former Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Special Operations Division (SOD) of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Questions: What are the most striking technological developments in the law enforcement sector that you have witnessed during your career? During my career as [...]

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2018 Shield in the Cloud Winners– Case Study Series

By |2019-02-27T17:29:42+00:00February 27th, 2019|C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Ushahidi – building technology to help marginalised people raise their voice and get the help they need Ushahidi – “testimony” or “witness” in Swahili – was founded in Kenya in 2008, in response to the violence that broke out following the election. Millions of Kenyans had no way of knowing what was happening where, or [...]

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Q&A with Kurt Scherer – Chief of Staff, C5 Capital

By |2019-02-21T16:05:01+00:00February 21st, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Kurt Scherer joined C5 Capital in September as part of the firm’s leadership focused on all operational aspects of the C5 family.  Previously, Kurt served as the Director of Booz Allen’s DC Innovation Centre and its national innovation hub network where he led Booz Allen teams, alliance partners, entrepreneurs, and other members of a broad innovation [...]

C5 Founder’s Blog Post on Why Launch a Global Anti-corruption Innovation Challenge

By |2019-02-19T22:24:05+00:00February 19th, 2019|Blog, C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

As part of my earlier career I, Andre Pienaar, worked with intrepid African leaders like Mandela, Mbeki, Kuofor and Kibaki who were determined to combat corruption for the health of their countries’ democracies. In South Africa the capacity building work I coordinated early on in South Africa’s new democracy from 1996-1999 led to the formation [...]

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ProZorro.Sale – eradicating corruption in Ukraine’s public asset sales and leases

By |2019-02-08T21:01:43+00:00February 8th, 2019|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

2018 Shield in the Cloud Winners – case study series ProZorro.Sale - eradicating corruption in Ukraine’s public asset sales and leases ProZorro.Sale is a Ukrainian e-auction system designed to eradicate corruption in public asset sales and leases in Ukraine. In 2018 it was awarded the Shield in the Cloud Award for the World’s Best Anti-Corruption [...]

C5: Prestigious Team of Judges Announced for the Second Annual Shield in the Cloud Global Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge

By |2018-10-11T21:19:32+00:00October 11th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

C5: Prestigious Team of Judges Announced for the Second Annual Shield in the Cloud Global Anti-Corruption Innovation Challenge The judging panel is tasked with identifying innovative solutions that combats global, political and corporate corruption and promotes good governance LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C5, the specialist investment firm focused on cyber security, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence, today announced [...]

C5 launches second Shield in the Cloud Challenge

By |2018-07-13T16:48:33+00:00July 13th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

C5 launches the second annual Shield in the Cloud anti-corruption innovation challenge in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, SAP NS2 and PeaceTech Lab Challenge once again seeks best-in-class technology to combat global political and corporate corruption and promote good governance London July 13, 2018 – C5, the investment specialist firm focused on cyber security, cloud [...]

C5 Announces the Winners of Its Inaugural Shield in the Cloud Competition

By |2018-02-28T17:50:44+00:00February 28th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

Prizes were awarded at the Shield in the Cloud gala dinner, held at C5’s PeaceTech Accelerator, based in the United States Institute of Peace WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C5, the investment specialist firm focused on cyber security, cloud computing and artificial intelligence, has announced the winners of its inaugural Shield in the Cloud competition. The challenge, supported by [...]

C5 announces the short-list for its inaugural Shield in the Cloud anti-corruption technology challenge

By |2018-03-05T00:38:10+00:00February 24th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program, Shield in the Cloud|

The challenge is designed to identify best-in-class technology that combats global, political and corporate corruption and promotes good governance London, 23rd February 2018: C5, the investment specialist firm focused on cloud computing, cyber security and big data analytics, announced today the shortlisted candidates for the first Shield in the Cloud competition. The challenge, which is [...]