Cyber Risk Management for SMEs

Cybersecurity threats are a growing concern for businesses of all sizes, but for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the challenge can feel overwhelming.

Limited resources and budgets often make it difficult to implement complex security solutions.

That's where you come in! We're seeking innovative solutions from startups like you to empower SMEs to effectively manage their cybersecurity risks.

The demo day will be held in Singapore
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About the Challenge


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Partnering with a leading financial company, you have the opportunity to equip SMEs with the tools they need to thrive in the digital age.  These leading companies recognize the critical need for accessible and effective cybersecurity solutions specifically designed for SMEs.  

Your solution can be the key, providing user-friendly cybersecurity tools that demonstrably reduce risks, protect valuable data, and equip SMEs with clear, actionable insights to make informed decisions about their cybersecurity posture.

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Selection criteria:

- Competent and dedicated team
- Groundbreaking technological innovation
- Pre-seed to Series A
- Currently raising or interested in exploring the possibility
- Global technologies - without restrictions
- Interest in the Brazilian Market
- Global Market Potential
- Technology finds application in several industries

We are seeking solutions in:


Automated Vulnerability Identification & Mitigation:

  • Platforms that automatically scan for vulnerabilities across SME IT systems.
  • Clear and actionable remediation steps to address security weaknesses.
  • Empower SMEs to proactively patch vulnerabilities before cyberattacks.

Intuitive Risk Quantification Tools:

  • Translate complex cybersecurity risks into easy-to-understand dashboards.
  • Reports providing SMEs with a clear view of their overall security posture.
  • Enable SMEs to prioritize risk mitigation efforts based on real-time data.

Actionable Security Awareness Training:

  • Engaging and easy-to-understand training modules for SME employees.
  • Educate staff on best practices to identify and avoid cyber threats.
  • Foster a culture of cybersecurity awareness within the SME workforce.

Seamless Integration with Existing Systems:

  • Solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing SME IT infrastructure.
  • Minimize disruption for SMEs with a smooth integration process.
  • Allow SMEs to leverage your solution without major adjustments to current systems.

Why apply?

Unlock New Commercial Possibilities

Enhance product offerings and explore lucrative commercial ventures through collaboration. Successful applicants will directly engage with industry leaders to drive co-development initiatives and commercial success.

Access a Global Network of Opportunities

By applying, you'll be plugged into SOSA's extensive global network, gaining access to exclusive partnership opportunities with corporations worldwide. Stay connected and seize high-intent collaboration opportunities.

Join the ranks of our successful alumni club.

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Why apply?

New Partnership Opportunities

Essity is actively looking to partner with cutting-edge solutions to enhance its suite of hygiene products. Companies that meet this use case's criteria will have the opportunity to work directly with Essity's team to explore commercial and co-development opportunities.

Access to a Global Network

All applicants will be indexed in SOSA's technology database, regardless of whether or not they are a fit for this use case. As a member of SOSA's database, you'll have the chance to gain exclusive access to high intent partnerships with corporations from around the globe. (edited)

Access to global networks through high-profile events

In addition to the accelerator program, startups will have the opportunity to exhibit and/or pitch at global events held in Singapore. Such events include SWITCH, TechXSummit (TXS) and Milipol.

Get the business tools you need

Participating startups will receive legal, business, accounting and marketing mentoring. SOSA’s innovation experts will map out participants’ needs and devise a financial plan built to achieve milestones.

About Suzano Ventures

As the venture arm of the world's largest pulp manufacturer, one of the largest paper producers in Latin America and the leader in the toilet paper segment in Brazil, Suzano Ventures seeks visionary entrepreneurs and deep tech solutions around the world to work together and build the future of the bioeconomy.

The fund has dedicated resources to invest in startups from different parts of the world, at different stages and across 4 verticals, from pre-seed R&D heavy solutions to plug&play technologies that have been validated and are ready to go to market.

Suzano Ventures has capital, established experience, technologies, access to global markets and research centers—all of this to support people and businesses that share our purpose of renewing life inspired by trees.

About SOSA

SOSA is an open innovation company.

SOSA works with innovation teams and business units in corporations (like HP, Schneider Electric, RBC, Swiss Re, and Zurich Insurance), and governments (like Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, and Taiwan). 

SOSA's work includes conducting research, developing strategies, and scouting and validating technologies to provide clients with tailored partnerships to solve their business problems, identify opportunities, and/or build new products. Over the years, SOSA has collaborated with more than 100 corporate partners on over 900 projects to scout and develop partnerships with emerging tech companies from inception to completion, engaging with more than 13,000 global tech companies.

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