Nomination Next Generation Security

Next Generation Security

Award presented by Kaspersky Lab

Nomination is designed for early stage tech startups and individuals with innovative ideas that are focused on security issues and are interested in joining the internal Business-incubator of Kaspersky Lab.

121 applications from startups and developer teams are accepted.

Application period ended.


Startups or individuals with innovative ideas focused on:

  • New technologies and approaches to information technology.
  • Mobile and Wearables protection
  • Security of cloud services and data in the cloud
  • Threat detection and business workplace security
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Family, child and elderly citizens security
  • IoT: security for smart city infrastructure, household, and auto-security
  • Blockchain technology in security systems
  • Robotics and unpiloted gadgets security
  • Recognition technologies, machine learning and human behavior analytics

We would like to get to hear about any other types of projects which have chosen security as their main topic for a future product.


Shortlisted teams will be offered to develop their projects within Kaspersky Lab Business-incubator with access to financing, expert knowledge, technology and infrastructure.

The winner will also get 2 tickets to Web Summit - the largest tech conference in the world!


  • Apply before September 10.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to Kaspersky Lab Moscow office to take part in Pitch session with company experts.
  • According to Pitch session results 10 best projects will be invited to participate in GoTech Forum on October 12, 2017 in Moscow.
  • Winners are selected based on individual interviews with Kaspersky Lab experts during GoTech forum, October 12, 2017.
Nomination Next Generation Security


All applicants are required to have an innovative idea and a leader / a team, that’s ready to execute.

  • Early stage software or hardware projects
  • Team has required tech expertise to launch the product
  • A product that is relevant to the global market and can present competitive advantages
  • A product  that gravitates towards modern platforms, decentralized architecture, mass-gadgets and easy distribution models
  • B2SMB or B2C business models are preferred
  • Synergy with Kaspersky Lab.

An innovative idea and the team behind it are equally important for us. This combination has proven to bring results and anticipates that idea will grow into a real successful project. So if you think you have both, give it a go!

VARTAN MINASIAN Innovation and investment lead at Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab Experts

Andrey Yarnikh

Strategic projects lead

Vartan Minasyan

Innovation and investment lead

Kirill Kertsenbaum

Corporate solutions department lead

Anna Keush

Accelerator programs manager

Any questions?


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