Secfense at Pirate Summit pitching in Cologne for top European VCs


Secfense at Pirate Summit

So we just came back from Cologne in Germany and it was such a refreshing experience!

One is clear. We’re not used to performing our sales pitch wearing shorts for the audience wearing sunglasses and full caps…

But hey, that’s one of the good parts of being a part of the whole startup culture!  

No one really knows what the next big disruptive technology will be and which early investors will discover it first!

Earlier this time we got great news from Pirate Summit organizers informing us that we got selected to pitch during their ‘Walk the Plank‘ competition. Pirate Summit is a popular German event dedicated to early-stage start-ups on one side of the spectrum and VCs and angel investors on the other.  

Secfense got a chance to showcase its demo in front of a financial audience in the past when we pitched for banks and financial institutions on Finovate.

We were also present on the biggest European healthcare IT show called DMEA hosted by Berlin Messe in Berlin in April every year. We got a chance to pitch there as well for CIOs and New Technology Managers from hospitals and clinics.  

Just last week we visited Cologne in Germany where we took part in Pirate Summit, the craziest start-up event and pitched for a number of European VCs and angel investors there…

Pirate Summit was more than we expected, an incredibly refreshing experience, and very productive at the same time!

For the last couple of months, we talked with ‘serious businesses’ about ‘serious problems’ so it was great fun to pitch this time for VC investors wearing shorts and sunglasses and bearing ice cold Red Bulls in their hands.

Here’s our pitch from the Walk the Plank competition where we talked about an easy adoption of 2FA (two-factor authentication) methods in business. We barely scratched the surface of the topic so if you’d like to hear more on how take advantage of FIDO2 or WebAuthn (Web Authentication) and strong authentication (sometimes called MFA, multi-factor authentication as well) just ping us on our social media or schedule a quick discovery call with us!

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„We are faced with new challenges every day. We must always be one step ahead of the attackers and know what they are going to do before they do it. We are convinced that User Access Security Broker will bring security to a new level, both for those working at the office and from home. For us, working with Secfense is an opportunity to exchange experience with developers who put great value on out-of-the-box thinking.”

Krzysztof Słotwiński

Business Continuity and Computer Security Officer

BNP Paribas Bank Polska

“Two-factor authentication is known to be one of the best ways to protect against phishing; however, its implementation has always been difficult. Secfense helped us solve that problem. With their security broker, we were able to introduce various 2FA methods on our web applications at once.”

Dariusz Pitala

Head of IT