BriefJapan's NEC and Tel Aviv University Launch Second Cohort of Cyber Incubator
The first cohort graduated in June, with all five participants raising seed and three launching international pilots
The first cohort was launched in February 2018 with five companies, offering business and technological mentoring, workspace near campus, access to university resources and an opportunity to create industry connections. The second cohort will also collaborate with NEC’s Israeli innovation center. The program is managed by TAU Ventures, a venture capital fund created by the university in the past year, with direct involvement from NEC.
According to the university, all five participants of the first cohort raised seed following the program, which ended in June. Three of the companies— Forcenock Security Ltd., Caligo Systems Ltd., and Intelici Cyber Defense System Ltd.—also launched pilots with international companies.