AWS & Crowdstrike Cybersecurity Accelerator

by AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

Join the AWS & Crowdstrike Cybersecurity Accelerator, an online equity-free program designed to empower cybersecurity startups from EMEA with product development, investment and business support.

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  • Tayler Sipperly, CrowdStrike

    Tayler Sipperly

    Director, Corporate Development and Falcon Fund

  • Gur Talpaz, Falcon Fund

    Gur Talpaz

    Vice President, Corporate Development and Head of Falcon Fund

  • Daniel Bernard, CrowdStrike

    Daniel Bernard

    Chief Business Officer, CrowdStrike

  • Jessica Alexander, CrowdStrike

    Jessica Alexander

    VP Sales, CrowdStrike

  • Chris Kachigian, CrowdStrike

    Chris Kachigian

    Global VP Solutions Architect, CrowdStrike

  • Patrick Doherty, CrowdStrike

    Patrick Doherty

    Global VP Sales, CrowdStrike

  • Mike Petronaci, CrowdStrike

    Mike Petronaci

    CTO Proactive Security, CrowdStrike

  • Idan Ninyo, CrowdStrike

    Idan Ninyo

    VP Product Management, CrowdStrike

  • Scott Simkin, CrowdStrike

    Scott Simkin

    VP Product Marketing, CrowdStrike

  • Ilan Leiferman, AWS

    Ilan Leiferman

    Global Head BD, Cybersecurity Startups & VCs, AWS

  • Ella Gille, AWS

    Ella Gille

    Sr Partner Leader Security Lake, AWS

  • Brian Lozada, CISO

    Brian Lozada

    Amazon Prime Video, CISO, AWS

  • Debashis Das, AWS

    Debashis Das

    Principal Architect Office of the CISO, AWS

  • Becky Weiss, AWS

    Becky Weiss

    Senior Principal Security Engineer, AWS

  • Guy Farber, AWS

    Guy Farber

    Security and Networking Tech Partner Leader, AWS

  • Dudi Matot, AWS

    Dudi Matot

    Security Segment Lead, AWS

  • Álvaro Del Hoyo, AWS

    Álvaro Del Hoyo

    Senior EMEA Security and Compliance Partner Development Specialist, AWS

  • Yuval Shchory, AWS

    Yuval Shchory

    Head of WW Partnerships, Identity and Access Management, AWS

  • Shachar Hirshberg, AWS

    Shachar Hirshberg

    Senior Product Manager, AWS

  • Amit Karp, Bessemer Venture Partner

    Amit Karp

    Partner, Bessemer Venture Partner

  • Liran Grinberg, Team8

    Liran Grinberg

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Team8

  • Ewa Chronowska, Vestbee & Next Road Ventures

    Ewa Chronowska

    CEO, Vestbee & Partner, Next Road Ventures

  • Lior Mallul, Battery Ventures

    Lior Mallul

    Vice President, Battery Ventures

  • Steve Ward, Insight

    Steve Ward

    Managing Director, Insight

  • Jed Leidheiser, March Capital

    Jed Leidheiser

    Partner, March Capital

  • Eran Bielski, Entree Capital

    Eran Bielski

    General Partner, Entree Capital

  • Maor Fridman, F2 Capital

    Maor Fridman

    General Partner, F2 Capital

  • James Green, CRV

    James Green

    General Partner, CRV

  • Pavel Livshiz, Hetz Ventures

    Pavel Livshiz

    General Partner, Hetz Ventures

  • Ofer Schreiber, YL Ventures

    Ofer Schreiber

    Senior Partner & Head of Israel Office, YL Ventures

  • Jake Storm, Felicis Ventures

    Jake Storm

    Deal Partner, Felicis Ventures

  • Omri Green, Dell Tech Capital

    Omri Green

    Partner, Dell Tech Capital

  • Nicole Priel, Ibex Investors

    Nicole Priel

    Partner, Ibex Investors

  • Moshe Zilberstein, Next47

    Moshe Zilberstein

    Partner, Next47

  • Jeff Caso, McKinsey & Company

    Jeff Caso

    Associate Partner, Cyber Practice, McKinsey & Company

  • Federico Wengi, SquareOne

    Federico Wengi

    Partner, SquareOne

  • Amir Zilberstein, Team8

    Amir Zilberstein

    Managing Partner, Team8

  • Nancy Wang, Felicis Ventures

    Nancy Wang

    Venture Partner, Felicis Ventures

  • Marcin Łączyński, Next Road Ventures

    Marcin Łączyński

    Partner, Next Road Ventures

  • Vladi Sandler, Cisco

    Vladi Sandler

    Director of Partnerships, Community, and Integrations, Cisco

  • Marcos de Castro Osório, SONAE Bright Pixel Capital

    Marcos de Castro Osório

    Investment Director - Cybersecurity, SONAE Bright Pixel Capital

  • Brice Lapouble, Axeleo Capital

    Brice Lapouble

    Investment Director, Axeleo Capital

  • Joshua Trup, Nauta Capital

    Joshua Trup

    Venture Capital Investor, Nauta Capital

  • Dorin Baniel, NightDragon

    Dorin Baniel

    Principal, Head of EMEA, NightDragon

  • Pedro Carreira, 33N ventures

    Pedro Carreira

    Principal, 33N Ventures

  • Danel Dayan, Battery Ventures

    Danel Dayan

    Principal, Battery Ventures

  • Gali Niv,

    Gali Niv

    Program Manager, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

  • Dona Haj,

    Dona Haj

    VCs & A&I Manager, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

  • Áine Mulloy, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

    Áine Mulloy

    Business Development Manager, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

  • Moran Nir, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

    Moran Nir

    Team Lead, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

  • Shlomi Gabbay, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

    Shlomi Gabbay

    Manager, Solutions Architect Early Stage Startups, EMEA, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

  • Lorenzo Boccaccia, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator

    Lorenzo Boccaccia

    Solutions Architect, AWS Startup Loft Accelerator


Nov 30, 2023

Applications Close

Dec 4 - Dec 14, 2023

Jury Work

Jan 15, 2024

Cohort Announcement

Feb 5, 2024

Cohort Start date

Apr 11, 2024

Cohort end date

May 6, 2024

Demo Day (RSA)


The AWS & Crowdstrike Cybersecurity Accelerator is a 10-week online equity-free program for seed-stage startups from the EMEA region specifically designed to support companies developing cybersecurity technologies in the following categories:

Cloud security

Application Security



Data Security



  • Vestbee logo
  • BVP Bessemer Venture Partner logo
  • Team8 logo
  • Battery Ventures logo
  • Felicis logo
  • YL Ventures logo
  • Dell Tech Capital logo
  • McKinsey & Company logo
  • Ibex Investors logo
  • NightDragon logo
  • F2 Capital logo
  • Next47 logo
  • Hetz Ventures logo
  • SONAE Bright Pixel Capital logo
  • Entree Capital logo
  • 33N Ventures logo
  • CRV logo
  • Cisco logo
  • SquareOne logo
  • Axeleo Capital logo
  • Insight Partners logo
  • March Capital logo
  • Next Road Ventures logo

Participation Benefits

Up To $25K* in AWS Activate Credits

Up to $25K to spend on AWS services, a free one-year AWS Business Support subscription for up to $5K and more!*

*AWS Activate eligibility criteria must apply
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Cloud Support

1:1 mentoring sessions with AWS Solution Architects and access to specialized resources and industry specialists

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Marketing & PR

Co-marketing resources and media coverage for selected startups

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Pitching Session

Pitching opportunity to investors and ecosystem players through Demo Day

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Ecosystem Engagement

Access to wide network of community, VC funds, compliance, technology & innovation experts and more!

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Fundraising Support

Become funding-ready with hands-on workshops. Validate your strategy, pitch deck and storytelling and get access to leading VCs

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Alumni Community

The community brings together all program members, including alumni founders for both CEOs and CTOs

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Business Boost

1:many sessions, workshops and 1:1 mentor meetings with subject-matter experts and advisors

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Up to 70% Off

Participants and applicants are eligible to receive up to 70% off on Falcon Go and Pro

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Up To 90% Off

Up to 90% off on HubSpot for eligible startup teams

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€15,000 Credits

Stripe Credits: €15,000 for all applicants!

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$3,000 Credits

For annual Business Plan for up to 25 users with access to unlimited video recordings & more features for all teams!

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$50,000 Credits

$50,000 on the Mixpanel Growth Plan for all applicants!

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6 months for free

6 months of free Notion towards a Plus Plan, including unlimited AI for all applicants!

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6 Months For Free

Get 6 months free of Zendesk Suite & Sales CRM as well as 15% off for first annual subscription!

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Accelerate your growth with our online equity-free startup accelerator!