Cisco’s Aspire Fund and Work-Bench Partner to Promote Diversity in Enterprise Tech

In late 2020, a year marked by a global pandemic, racial unrest and social tumult, Cisco launched the “Aspire Fund,” a $50M, five-year venture investment to help finance and scale diverse-led startups and venture funds. Inspired and driven by a deep belief in social justice, Cisco wanted to help create a future inclusive for all while promoting tech that aligns with Cisco’s innovation and growth strategy. To put this desire into action, the company knew that by reshaping the future of tech leadership,

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Cisco Investments Presents Magnetic Security


With the flurry of recent security, cybersecurity has never been more paramount to organizations and individuals than today. A single compromised cyber asset may lead to millions, if not billions of...

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JupiterOne: Securing the Complete Cyber Asset Universe


When you’re a security professional tasked with securing “all the assets in your organization,” the fundamental question which arises is, “What assets do I have?” While it appears to be...

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TriggerMesh: Connecting Serverless Applications in a Microservices Base Architecture 


TriggerMesh comes to market in the cloud-native space with an impressive pedigree. Even before starting the company, Big tech, from Google to GitLab, had consulted co-founders Sebastien Goasguen and...

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2021 CISO’s Survival Guide to Emerging Trends in the Startup Ecosystem


When it comes to the security space, we tend to hear the same words used to describe it – words like “fragmented,” “complicated,” and “sprawling.” That’s especially true when you hone...

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Styra: Security as Code for Cloud-Native


Prasad Parthasarathi is Director & Global Head for Cybersecurity Investments and M&A at Cisco Investments. His team is responsible for sourcing, qualifying, and transacting multi-stage...

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Magnetic IoT | Innovation Panel


The best and brightest minds in IoT share their advice and actionable strategies.

Magnetic IoT | Fireside Chat


Cisco leaders Vikas Butaney and Amit Chaturvedy discuss Cisco IoT BU’s digital transformation portfolio for industrial markets.

Magnetic IoT | Fireside Chat


Cisco leaders Chris Stori and Amit Chaturvedy discuss Cisco Meraki’s cloud-driven solutions for digital workplace, remote work and security & analytics.