Israeli cybersecurity startup NanoLock Security wins ‘Startup of the Year’ at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Israeli cybersecurity startup NanoLock Security Inc. won the 4YFN (Four Years From Now) Barcelona Startup of the Year Award at the close of the 4FYN event running alongside MWC19 Barcelona. More than 23,000 attendees and over 760 companies, including 600 startups, participated in the event from 25-27 February 2019.

NanoLock Security is the world’s leading solution for protecting¸ securing and managing IoT and connected devices’ during their entire lifecycle. It provides the industry’s only lightweight¸ unbreakable¸ low-cost security and management solution for connected edge devices. Back in October 2017, NanoLock Security raised $4.5 million from the Awz Homeland Security Fund, a Canadian venture capital fund that invests exclusively in Israeli cybersecurity, intelligence and physical security technology. The company was founded in 2016 by Eran Fine (CEO) and Shlomo Oren (Chairman).

“Convening and recognizing creative innovation is the essence of the 4YFN event and Nanolock Securities proved to be the rightful winner of the Startup of the Year Award,” said Pere Duran, 4YFN Event Director, GSMA. “On behalf of the GSMA, I would like to thank our sponsors, partners and participating companies for making this 4YFN Barcelona or biggest and best yet.”

The 4YFN Awards are a highlight of the three-day event and features a competition between five startup finalists. NanoLock Security is the only provider of lightweight, virtual, low-cost security and management solution for connected edge devices. 4YFN brings together startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to connect and launch new ventures together. The 4YFN program offers unique activities such as inspirational keynote talks and panel discussions, open innovation pitch presentations, accelerator programs, community outreach opportunities and custom networking activities.

The event is part of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) and is organised by GSMA, an organisation that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 400 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors.

For more information on 4YFN Barcelona and the 2019 4YFN Barcelona Awards, visit:

Philippe Gelin

Philippe Gelin

Philippe Gelin is Partner and co-Founder of Shorex Innovation, raising capital for Israeli and EU startups in Artificial Intelligence and disruptive innovation Tel. +44 20 7482 8118 WhatsApp. +972 58 483 4836
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