ArrayShield Technologies, a promising startup in the domain of security products and software protection and the winner of TechSparks 2010, has been announced as one of the regional finalists for the Asia-Pacific region of the Global Security Challenge (GSC), the world’s leading security innovation competition. This year, GSC claims to have received entries from over 30 countries.The regional finalists will compete at the GSC Regional Finals, which will be held around the world in the coming months. Winners of the regional finals will advance to the Global Finals, taking place as a part of PitchLive, a two-day innovation marketplace in London.
The GSC Asia-Pacific final is scheduled to take place on the 25th of August 2011 at the Security 2011 Exhibition & Conference in Sydney, Australia. Prizes for the GSC winners are said to be to the tune of $500,000.
ArrayShield Technologies, started by entrepreneurs Pavan Thatha and Rakesh Thatha, won TechSparks 2010 a few months after the company started. The victory at TechSparks led to them being covered on CNBC TV18 Young Turks, resulting in national visibility and multiple partnership offers. To read Pavan’s account of how ArrayShield started and to know more about the business idea and their solutions, click here. To watch a video of Pavan talking about ArrayShield, click here. You can also check out their website – www.arrayshield.com.
We at YourStory are extremely proud to see ArrayShield scale new heights and wish them much success at the Asia-Pacific regional finals. Also, do note that the Grand Finale of TechSparks 2011 is round the corner (happening on 19th August 2011 at IIM Bangalore). To attend the event and discover the best product technology companies in the country, click here.