The first week of October will be all about cybersecurity in The Hague. In the international city of peace and justice, everyday we work together to make the world a more secure place. As a global hub for cybersecurity, we acknowledge the threats and opportunities of our digitising world and are committed to keep us safe from cybercriminals. That is why we stimulate sharing knowledge, invest in cyber awareness and why we host many organisations that work on cybersecurity solutions. During the Cybersecurity Week everything comes together. The many events provide opportunities to network, meet key players, discuss the latest developments, share knowledge and create awareness. Let's collaborate and secure the digital future!  

The programme for 2024 is currently under construction. As soon as events are confirmed they will be listed below. As in previous editions, you can expect a variety of events in the field of cybersecurity. 

ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days 2023

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ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days Returns to The Hague for its Second Consecutive Year, Gathering European Cybersecurity Start-ups and Investors


BRUSSELS & THE HAGUE, 09 August 2023 – The European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), in collaboration with the Women4Cyber Foundation, the Municipality of The Hague, InnovationQuarter (IQ), TIIN Capital, Security Delta (HSD) and KPN Ventures, is pleased to announce the return of the ECSO's Cyber Investor Days to the city of The Hague, Netherlands. Following the success of last year's event, the second edition promises to be even more impactful, fostering innovation and growth in the European cybersecurity landscape.


Scheduled for the 5th October, the ECSO's Cyber Investor Days stands as an opportunity for cutting-edge European cybersecurity start-ups to showcase their innovative technologies and meet cybersecurity investors and players. The event serves as an exclusive matchmaking platform, bringing together visionary entrepreneurs and forward-thinking business representatives under one roof.


The Judging Panel, made up of cybersecurity experts and industry leaders, will choose the top two companies. These selected companies will then be nominated for the ECSO STARtup Award final competition, scheduled for early 2024. During this competition, they will compete against other nominees chosen throughout 2023 for the main title and international recognition.


"We are delighted to bring ECSO's Cyber Investor Days back to The Hague for the second consecutive year. ECSO's mission is to support the growth and competitiveness of the European cybersecurity industry while advocating for strong cybersecurity across all sectors. We have created Cyber Investor Days to support our members and partners with a practical tool to enhance their cybersecurity ecosystems and provide an inspiring backdrop for the European start-ups to showcase their breakthrough solutions. With the steadfast commitment of our Dutch partners and the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit of The Hague, we are confident that this year's edition will bring a solid contribution to Europe’s cybersecurity posture." – said Joanna Świątkowska, Chief Operating Officer at ECSO


The event is co-organised by ECSO, the Women4Cyber Foundation, the Municipality of The Hague, InnovationQuarter (IQ), TIIN Capital, Security Delta (HSD) and KPN Ventures, each contributing their expertise and network to create an environment for knowledge sharing, networking, and deal-making. The continued collaboration of these esteemed partners underscores their dedication to driving innovation and investment in the European cybersecurity sector.

Start-ups across Europe are invited to seize this opportunity and apply to present their technologies at the ECSO's Cyber Investor Days. The event offers a unique chance to gain visibility, secure funding, and cultivate strategic partnerships that will accelerate their growth journey. Interested start-ups are encouraged to submit their applications before the 11th September EOB, to be considered for participation.


For more information on the ECSO's Cyber Investor Days and details on how to apply, please visit the official event website.