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 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
TaQadam, a cohort 4 participant in the PeaceTech Accelerator program, shares how they employ youth at risk to meet the growing business needs for image annotation. Read the full post here.
“Suavei is proud to be the first fully scalable, Enterprise-class Network Vulnerability Scanner available on AWS Marketplace in a SaaS Delivery Method,” said Allison Wong, Co-founder and CEO of Suavei. “You do not need any hardware installed wherever the devices are; all testing can be done remotely. Truly frictionless.” This new product is a flexible, [...]
Startups soaring into the clouds at the AWS Public Sector Summit Written by: Kimberly Richter and Lukas Troost, C5 Accelerate Cloud infrastructure is making tremendous progress throughout the public sector, as illustrated at the Amazon Web Services Public Sector Summit held in Washington DC on June 20th and 21st. These gains are shared with entrepreneurs [...]
Laila Akel is the Co-Founder and COO of RedCrow working to provide risk mitigation solutions to organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. RedCrow is a graduate of the PeaceTech Accelerator’s cohort 2 program. In this interview with Alice, Laila shares her story of why she left her secure and stable job [...]
The PeaceTech Accelerator selected DropQue for its fourth cohort of startup acceleration running from June 4 – July 27. Dropque is a Nigerian startup that’s created a one-way video platform that allows interviews to be conducted anywhere, anytime. Read the full article on Disrupt Africa here.
Meet the Superstars Powering the PeaceTech Accelerator Interview led by Kimberly Richter, C5 Accelerate As any institution in Washington D.C. can tell you, no program, event, or publication would run without the support of talented interns and fellows. C5 Accelerate is no exception! Throughout the winter and spring, the PeaceTech Accelerator was fortunate enough to [...]