Bethesda North Marriott Hotel

Blu Venture’s Cyber Venture Forum (formerly Blu Cyber Summit) is the leading, must-attend event for emerging trends, advanced technologies, and disruptive ideas in cybersecurity. Designed specifically for cybersecurity founders, executives, and investors, the Cyber Venture Forum is intended to drive new connections, invest in unique builders, and elevate the latest cyber ideas through an in-person, focused event. Attendees will include early-stage cybersecurity companies, angel and VC investors, accelerators, strategics, and C-suite executives and senior management.

Program Highlights Include:
Kyle McNulty, podcaster, Secure Ventures: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Kyle will broadcast from his podcast booth in the lobby area and will interview startup founders, speakers, panelists, and Blu portfolio companies throughout the day. Watch in person or catch him on one of the many screens in between sessions.

Founders & Funders 1:1 Pitch Ses 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Startups will participate in a “speed dating” format with investors interested in hearing their pitch.

Keynotes and Panel Discussions: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Topics will include M&A activity in the startup space, cybersecurity challenges in the age of AI, selling to the public sector, and scaling and selling your startup.

Cyber Tank Pitch Competition: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Watch the ever-popular pitch competition between startups and investors! The winning company will have an opportunity to win up to $250k funding from Blu Ventures! Applications are now live. 
Click here to complete the form .

Closing Happy Hour Reception: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Stay for food and drinks and networking with other attendees. The winning company of the pitch competition will be announced during the closing reception.

Tickets: $75-$249