C5 is pleased to announce the realisation of its investment in Omada in a sale announced today to the CVC Growth Fund

By |2018-10-30T17:20:33+00:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

OMADA A/S to receive strategic investment from CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund and GRO Capital Copenhagen, Denmark – 30 October 2018 – Omada A/S (“Omada” or the “Company”), a global leader of Identity Governance and Administration (“IGA”) software and services, today announced that CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund (“CVC Growth Partners” or “CVC”) and GRO [...]

PeaceTech Accelerator Cohort 5 Welcomes 4 African Startups

By |2018-11-25T21:29:53+00:00October 29th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

Disrupt Africa features four Africa-based startups taking part in C5 Accelerate's PeaceTech Accelerator in Washington D.C. working to scale their ventures and solve problems related to peace, stability and security. The Accelerator welcomed startups from Ghana and Nigeria including Muster, Jetstream Africa, DevLess and Coven Works.

Bahrain’s partnership with Amazon Web Services wins UN award

By |2018-10-30T17:32:10+00:00October 29th, 2018|C5 Accelerate, Cloud10 Scalerator Program|

Bahrain Economic Development Board recognised for excellence in boosting sustainable investment – – UN award focuses on the promotion of Sustainable Development Goals – – Bahrain one of four to be recognised in 2018 and only country from MENA –   Manama, 28 October 2018: The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) has won the United [...]

Four African Startups in PeaceTech Accelerator Cohort 5

By |2018-11-25T21:32:08+00:00October 24th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

Ventureburn features African startups (two from Ghana and two from Nigeria)  participating in C5's DC-based PeaceTech Accelerator. • Coven Works (Lagos, Nigeria): Creating employment opportunities for youth in post-conflict regions through software engineering training and connections with international corporations. • Devless (Accra, Ghana): Lowering the barriers to technology entrepreneurship through easy to implement toolkits for [...]

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 [...]

The PeaceTech Accelerator welcomes eight startups into its fifth cohort

By |2018-10-05T18:55:03+00:00October 5th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

Startups will work to sustainably scale over eight-weeks through intensive mentorship and training Washington, D.C. October 5th, 2018 – C5, the investment specialist firm investing into cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and cloud, announces that on September 17th eight startups entered the PeaceTech Accelerator in Washington, D.C. The Accelerator is housed at the iconic United States Institute [...]

Job Opening: Investment Principal, C5 Accelerate, Washington, DC, USA

By |2018-08-14T23:47:37+00:00August 15th, 2018|C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

C5 Accelerate Job Description Investment Principal, C5 Accelerate, Washington, DC, USA Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer   About C5 Accelerate C5 Accelerate is a London, Washington D.C., and Bahrain based technology investment firm. C5 Accelerate is developing a Cloud Accelerator Cluster in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States, alongside Amazon Web Services. [...]

Starting up – tips and tricks for beginning your own company

By |2018-08-14T13:11:20+00:00August 14th, 2018|Blog, C5 Accelerate|

Four essential tips for building an advisory board Eva-Maria Dimitriadis, Chief Operating Officer, C5 Accelerate Building a company is an exciting time, especially as you gather the people that will help you make your idea a reality. As well as employees and internal staff, there’s great value in having a trusted team of external advisors [...]

Three Cybersecurity Startups on the Cutting Edge

By |2018-08-14T00:18:52+00:00August 10th, 2018|PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

Three Cybersecurity Startups on the Cutting Edge Written by Mike Ravenscroft, Program Director, C5 Accelerate As technology advances and more personal, corporate, and government data is being stored online, the threat of cyber attacks has become increasingly prominent. Here at the PeaceTech Accelerator, three recent graduates of cohort 4 are focusing on ways to mitigate [...]

3DS increases accountability and safety

By |2018-08-14T00:33:23+00:00July 17th, 2018|C5 Accelerate, PeaceTech Accelerator Program|

3DS proves that digital records keep us safe and authorities accountable Interview led by: Kimberly Richter, C5 Accelerate Lewis Wanjohi, CEO and founder of 3DS, a PeaceTech Accelerator participant, is digitizing record keeping in the developing world. Already active in Kenya’s law enforcement and healthcare industries, his organization improves transparency and accountability in markets where [...]