IT-Security Lab: Intensive Accelerator-Programme

The IT Security Lab is an accelerator program especially for startups in the IT security sector.

Startups with a business model in the IT security sector can apply for IT Security Lab all year round. If our jury approves your application, you can benefit from an intensive program for up to 12 months: experienced entrepreneurs and IT security experts are available as business mentors. Furthermore, you have the advantage of using the infrastructure and workspace at CyberLab.

Still working on your business concept? Then you can participate in an intensive training program in the IT Security Lab. Within six to eight weeks we’ll analyze your business idea with the support of experienced IT security experts. We’ll take a closer look at your business model and will help you to minimize risks. In addition, we’ll work on your market orientation.

The program offers exclusive mentoring sessions in which you and your coaches will work on the success of your startup. Our mentors have many years of hands-on business experience and in-depth entrepreneurship know-how. They are familiar with the venture capital scene and have an international network of valuable contacts and potential pilot customers.

This is our board of advisors and mentors:

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Markus Hennig

Board member

Agile Partners GmbH

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Ralf Haubrich

Board member

LANCOM Systems GmbH - Vice President Global Channels

Benefit from the know-how of our experienced board members – in our IT Security Security Accelerator program, startups will be provided with experienced entrepreneurs and experts from the IT security sector; Markus Hennig, co-founder of Astaro AG (now Sophos Ltd) and OCEDO GmbH (now Riverbed) and Ralf Haubrich, who also worked in these companies and developed national and international sales. In addition, he co-developed Apligo GmbH as the leading specialist for OEM appliances in the field of IT security.

With these two entrepreneurs, the IT Security Lab has been able to attract proven experts as honorary business advisors who can provide intensive coaching and support to startups. Both are familiar with the international and national IT security industry, as well as being well connected and having excellent entrepreneurial and sales know-how. 

IT security experts in our network

Our IT Security Lab has access to a diverse network of research institutions and IT security companies, including: 

Meet the team

Do you have further questions? Are you interested in IT-Security Lab? Do not hesitate to contact us:

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Michael Rausch

Co-CEO CyberForum
+49 177 5156777

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Michel Yammine

+49 721.602 897-611