ECSO Cyber Investor Days in Katowice

Date: 21-22 June 2023

Location: Katowice, Poland

Organised by: Polish Cybersecurity Cluster #CyberMadeInPoland & CYBERSEC FORUM/EXPO

Don’t miss your chance to meet with fellow cybersecurity entrepreneurs and industry leaders and attend the pitches & B2B meetings


The second Polish edition of ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days organised by European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO), #CyberMadeInPoland Cluster and Women4Cyber, will take place on the 21-22 June in Katowice, Poland. The most promising European cybersecurity start-ups and scale-ups will take the stage and have the unique opportunity to pitch their innovative cybersecurity solutions and meet with leading investors and corporates from around Europe.


For European start-ups and scale-ups: Ambitious to pitch on a European stage?

Polish and other European cybersecurity start-ups and scale-ups are invited to register by providing their company’s profile and indicate whether they are looking for access-to-finance opportunities (B2B meetings with potential investors). Companies seeking access-to-market opportunities (B2B meetings with potential customers and partners, i.e. integrators, corporates etc) are also invited to apply



For your application and more information about the ECSO Cyber Investor Days download underneath the application form and additional information:

ECSO Cyber Investor Days Application Guidelines 2023 (pdf)

ECSO Cyber Investor Days Application Form 2023 (docx) 




Your duly filled application form (jpg. png. pdf. doc. docx or pages) and your 5-7 slides pitch deck (pdf, 1 MB size) should be sent to

IMPORTANT: Keep your application convincing and concise. Respect the indicated character limit. The selection committee will finally select between 8-12 European start/scale-ups to pitch during the ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days on the 21st June in Katowice, Poland.



Call for cybersecurity investors and integrators

Are you an investor, industry expert or other cybersecurity enthusiast and interested in joining the ECSO Cyber Investor Days as an attendee? The registration for attendance of the event is open! Just go the event website, choose the type of ticket and register!




If you want to get involved in Cyber Investor Days, be a part (or delegate a representative of your organization) of the jury and decide together with other experts which start-ups should be nominated for the European ECSO Startup Award competition, contact us!

We will prepare a special, individual offer for each partner.

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ECSO’s European STARtup Award 2023

The two best cybersecurity companies participating in the second Polish edition of the Cyber Investor Days will be nominated to compete for the ECSO’s European Cybersecurity STARtup Award 2023. Nominees will be selected by the local jury and will be invited to participate in the final competition, which will be held in early 2024. During the final ceremony, nominees will pitch to the European jury and will have a unique opportunity to present themselves to high-level investors, corporate executives and cybersecurity experts. For more information, visit ECSO’s European STARtup Award!


Special Women4Cyber STARtup Award

Cybersecurity companies (co-)founded by women and/or companies with at least 50% female employees will also be nominated for the Women4Cyber STARtup Award


The ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days is organised as a side event of the CYBERSEC FORUM/EXPO 2023. It is a unique opportunity to attend these two cybersecurity events with leading content, renowned speakers and some of Europe’s most exiting cybersecurity start-ups and scale-ups.


I am a start-up from the cybersecurity industry, what benefits can I expect from participating in the event?
• Increased international visibility and exposure among investors and corporations. ECSO and local partners actively promote start-ups participating in the event. ECSO will also facilitate the introduction of winning start-ups/SMEs from various local events to acceleration programs specializing in cybersecurity across Europe.
• Opportunity to broad promotion of your solution/product,
• Free STANDARD tickets for the CYBERSEC FORUM/EXPO 2023 event.
• Opportunity to establish relationships with potential investors and partners participating in the event.
• 2 start-ups that will win the nomination during the event in Katowice will be able to use the Cybersecurity Made In Europe quality mark for a year

I am an investor – what can I expect on site?
• Getting to know the most prominent startups from the region
• Getting to know local ecosystems that will facilitate the search for new business opportunities
• Meeting with other specialized investors from various European countries and European Union institutions.
• Possibility to establish relationships with many decision makers in the area of cybersecurity.

Is remote participation anticipated?
No, the presentation during the event takes place at the event venue in Katowice.

I am an investor interested in participating, what do I need to do?
Inform us about this fact by writing to the e-mail and we will provide you with further instructions

Is participation in Cyber Investor Days free?
If you have qualified as a start-up, then yes! You will receive free tickets to the CYBERSEC FORUM/EXPO 2023 event from us. Remember, however, that we do not refund the costs of accommodation and transport.

Where and when is the event taking place?
Cyber Investor Days 2023 will take place on June 21-22 at the International Congress Center in Katowice. We will inform you about the exact agenda of the event after the process of selecting potential start-ups.