Episode 112 - Interview with the CEO of CyLon at ICE71, Singapore. CyLon is the world’s leading cybersecurity accelerator

Cyber Security Weekly Podcast show

Summary: We sit down with Anton Opperman, CEO of CyLon at ICE71. CyLon is the world’s leading cybersecurity accelerator. Since launching in London in 2015 CyLon has run several accelerator programmes, successfully accelerating over 50 cybersecurity startups, many of which are now working with major global corporations, governments and world-leading investors. CyLon is working in partnership with Singtel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise to deliver the ICE71 Inspire and ICE71 Accelerate programmes. ICE71 ‘Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at Block71’ is the region’s first cybersecurity entrepreneur hub. Founded by Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital unit of Singtel, and the National University of Singapore (NUS), through its entrepreneurial arm NUS Enterprise, ICE71 aims to strengthen Singapore’s growing cybersecurity ecosystem by attracting and developing competencies and deep technologies to help mitigate the rapidly increasing cybersecurity risks in the region. Supported by the CSA and the IMDA, ICE71 is Singapore’s first integrated cybersecurity entrepreneur hub, supporting and developing early and growth stage cybersecurity entrepreneurs and startups from around the world.run a range of programmes designed to support cybersecurity individuals and startups from idea development to the creation, acceleration and scaling of cybersecurity startups. In addition, through the ICE71 community they will provide startups with go-to-market access, introductions to corporates and channel partners. For more information about CyLon please visit www.cylonlab.com (https://www.cylonlab.com/) and for ICE71 visit https://ice71.sg/ (https://ice71.sg/) For the upcoming Collaborated event between ICE71 and Cyber Risk Meetup, November 1 at ICE71 visit https://www.cyberriskmeetup.com/events/secrets-of-the-hacker-revealed (https://www.cyberriskmeetup.com/events/secrets-of-the-hacker-revealed)