Innovation Sandbox is a program that promotes new technology, new ways of thinking, and provides advice and counsel for entrepreneurs while also exposing the RSA Conference community to venture capital professionals, industry experts, senior level business practitioners and thought leaders. At this event, attendees will view demonstrations from the rising stars in information security, participate in interactive white boarding sessions with industry veterans, and network with peers and visionaries, among others.
Companies are invited to submit an entry for the title of "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2014” via online entry no later than 5 p.m. PT on Friday, December 20. Visit www.rsaconference.com/TheSandbox for the latest announcements.
Criteria to compete in the contest include:
• The product has been in the market for less than one year (launched after February 2013) • The company must be privately held, with less than $5M in revenue in 2013 • The product has the potential to make a significant impact on the information security space • The product can be demonstrated live and on-site during Innovation Sandbox • The company has a management team that has proven successful in the delivery of products to market
At the close of the submission period on Friday, December 20:
Entries will be reviewed and ranked by a panel of judges that will include venture capital professionals, CISOs and other industry experts The top 10 ranked companies will be notified mid- January, 2014, and invited to demo their product on Monday, February 24, at RSA Conference’s Innovation Sandbox, as well as present their business plan to the judging panel and attendees.
The top 10 finalists will also be recognized on the RSAConference.com website with a company and product profile, and will be promoted in other RSA Conference public relations efforts More information regarding RSA Conference 2014, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from February 24-28, can be found at: www.rsaconference.com.