We are happy to present our Spring 2019 Cohort! This batch is one of our most globally diverse cohorts yet - with participating companies ranging from India, Luxembourg, Malta, and Romania. We are proud to be working with minority and veteran-owned companies with founders that specialize in a wide variety of cyber-expertise: from artificial intelligence experts to international penetration testers - we welcome you to meet our S19 astronauts!


FortMesa operates at the intersection of behavioral economics and security economics. FortMesa's security triage methodology guides organizations in developing and maintaining a comprehensive security strategy which manages most cyber losses and reduces overall cyber costs. FortMesa uses a variety of nudges and boosts to stimulate security action and reduce resistance factors. FortMesa maximizes security task compliance by delivering the right task at the right time to key individuals throughout the organization. FortMesa's team-based workflows effectively defend from cyber losses without without specialized cyber labor, and where security teams exist FortMesa acts as a force-multiplier by coordinating support across the organization.


At Aryia, we are leveraging blockchain to disrupt the invasive smart speaker industry by building the first blockchain-powered smart speaker with focus on privacy while creating an entire ecosystem around it.

We answer today’s data privacy concerns by giving users control over their data while also rewarding them for any involvement in the Aryia ecosystem. Rewards can later be spent within the decentralized voice-skills marketplace.

Aryia aims to provide a powerful voice enabled A.I. solution for both individuals and corporations, either in the shape of a proprietary smart speaker or, in future, as a third-party device.

Our goal is to disrupt the smart-speaker marketplace and challenge today's security and data collection practices by letting individuals take control of their own private information.


We believe that every business man or woman should have access to certified cybersecurity talent to keep their starting, growing, or established companies safe and secure. Malwork has the capability to end the talent gap problem through its proprietary PAAS technology. Our platform provides the necessary cybersecurity skill-sets by acting as a Workforce multiplier for companies without Cybersecurity personnel; allowing for talented Security Analyst, CISO’s and Security Engineers to lend their talents to small virtual teams to build and maintain a secure company infrastructure with 24/7 access to cyber services.


Definitive Data Security was created in 2014 to manage application data and email despite growing Cybersecurity threats. In 2015 we released SSProtect and KODiAC Cloud Services, delivering patented innovations that require attackers to compromise endpoints and SaaS cloud resources to access managed content. With fine-grained 2FA and native application workflow integration, we delivered the first protection and management solution to impose almost no impact on application selection and use while retaining full infrastructure flexibility.

In 2016, we expanded our service foundation with policy-based Collaboration, automated Backup/ Restore, Disaster Recovery services, Sabotage Remediation, and finally our Objective Disclosure Risk Reporting services. Each was designed to maximize Incident Response, Recovery, and Forensic operation efficiency while together as a whole aligned to maintain business and operational continuity in the most challenges circumstances.

Today, we are working with VARs, MSPs, and ISVs to address the unique needs of finance, health care, government, entertainment, and other industries with our scalable, secure data management platform that’s easy to deploy, administer, and use.


Quirk founded in 2017 and has become a preferred partner for SAP to build bots. Quirk is offering HR personal digital assistant to improve employee engagement and reduce the workload for HR Resources. There's an unrealistic expectation from the organizations that HR Managers have enough resources to handle everything from recruiting, onboarding to exit processes. HR Managers spend 23% of time to respond to employee queries.

We are building a full plug-and-play HR personal digital assistant that can integrate with wide variety of HR systems like ADP, Taleo, Peoplesoft etc. It will let employees engage using natural language queries to get responses and can communicate using business communication platforms like skype, slack, microsoft teams. It will handle questions related to payroll, benefits, company policies, trainings, annual performances etc. HR digital assistant can process data from any number of APIs in the same conversation, meaning Quirk Conversation Platform can truly create a one-stop, user-friendly, conversational interface for either customer-facing or internal business solutions.


Simuna Infosec Pvt Ltd, a global information security company incorporated in Bangalore. Simuna Infosec was founded in April 2018. Our team have the expertise and experience in information security domain and have been working with leading corporations in key roles before forming Simuna. We are focused on bringing cyber security testing into the light and help organizations be secure.