In order to apply to the annual SINET16 Innovator Award program, companies must:

  1. Be a Cybersecurity product and/or services company.
  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 SINET16 Innovator Award.

SINET16 Innovator Award Timeline 2024

    • June 10, 2024 – SINET16 Innovator award application process opens.
    • July 30, 2024 – SINET16 Innovator application process closes. No applications will be accepted after July 30, 2024 @ 5pm PT.
    • August 1, 2024 – SINET begins Round One evaluations. This round will determine which companies advance to Round Two.
    • September 7, 2024 – Companies will be informed if they have proceeded to Round 2
    • September 7, 2024 – SINET begins Round Two evaluations. This final judging round will ultimately select the 16 companies that will receive the SINET16 Innovator award.
    • October 16, 2024 – SINET16 Innovator award winners will be announced live at SINET New York

How to Apply

We will accept SINET16 Innovator award applications for 2024 between June 10 and July 30, 2024.

For questions regarding the SINET16 application process, please contact
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