New Belgian Cyber-Security Platform To Protect Start-Ups From Hackers
5 Reasons Why Startups Have to Step Up Their CyberSecurity Game
Article on Forbes about the TrustedFintech program, created by Patrick Coomans for B-Hive Europe in order to increase the CyberSecurity resilience of Fintech startups and scaleups.
The Collapse of Traditional Structures: An Ecosystem Evolution
Article by Patrick Coomans: Data breaches continue to dominate the headlines. A worrying observation is the steep increase of smaller third-party suppliers who get hacked: so-called third-party vendor breaches. Hackers are using the lower cybersecurity maturity of startups and scale-ups to their benefit in hacking large enterprises, such as banks and insurance companies. Sometimes it is as easy as hacking a third-party plug-in or a chatbot in order for perpetrators to use that as a bridge head and steal data.
Who are the most active technology investors in Belgium?
Frank Diana wrote a great article about maturity levels of ecosystems, and how - in the end - we will see more and more business model collaboration, enabled by open data and API’s.
7 Frameworks For Predicting Online Marketplace Success
Excellent summary of the most active technology investors in Belgium.
Written by Omar Mohout, entrepreneurship fellow at Sirris.
Here’s a somewhat older article, but still very relevant, that summarizes a number of useful frameworks to evaluate if certain online marketplaces or platforms will be a success rather than failure.
Written by Matt Collins.