In order to apply to the annual SINET 16 Innovator Award program, companies must:

  1. Be a cybersecurity “product” company (not services only).
  2. Be completely autonomous (not part of a larger entity).
  3. Have annual revenues of $15 Million dollars or less.
  4. Not have previously won the SINET 16 Innovator Award.

SINET 16 Innovator Award Timeline 2018:

  • April 1, 2018 – SINET 16 application process opens.
  • Jun 26, 2018 – SINET 16 Innovator Application process will close (extended from Jun 18th). No applications will be accepted after Jun 26th.
  • August 142018 – Round Two evaluations begin and the 64 companies that have been selected to advance will be notified.
  • September 18, 2018 – This year’s SINET 16 Innovators will be announced and they will be notified that they have been selected to present on stage at the 2018 SINET Showcase in Washington, DC.
  • October 15 – 19, 2018– All SINET 16 companies will receive free coaching on their presentation skills in either Rosslyn, VA or in Menlo Park, CA. (This coaching is complimentary but mandatory in order to maximize the presenter’s six minutes on stage.)
  • November 8, 2018 – Winners will present at the 2016 SINET Showcase in Washington, D.C. SINET 16 Innovators will also have an opportunity to meet with interested parties at their booth throughout the day and during the two- hour evening reception.

How to Apply

We will accept 2018 applications from April 1st, 2018 through June 26th, 2018 (extended from June 18th).

For questions regarding the SINET 16 application process, please contact
Bill Bosen: