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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Valtix: Network Security for the Cloud, of the Cloud, in the Cloud


A proud cornerstone of Cisco Investments is our strong connective tissue with entrepreneurs, storied and emerging VCs, CIOs/CISOs, financial advisors and broader investor community. Sometimes, these...

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Theta Lake: A New Age of Compliance for Today’s Remote Workforce


Donald Tucker leads Cisco’s acquisition and investment efforts related to the market for Collaboration products and services. Donald joined Cisco from Oracle via the acquisition of Responsys,...

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Isovalent and Networking in the Cloud-Native Era


Daniel Karp joined Cisco Investments in 2013, leading investment and acquisition efforts across the Cloud & Compute and Intent-Based Networking domains, as well as opportunities in Israel and...

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The impact of Covid-19 on frontline workers: how to keep employees safe, engaged and productive


With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting day-to-day business operations, and the global economic recession firmly in place, corporate executives are in a bind. On one hand, these pressing realities...

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The Next Decade of IoT


In a three-part series, Cisco Investments and McRock Capital are partnering to share their predictions on top trends for the next decade of Industrial IoT. Part 1: A Market Shift from Horizontal to...

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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.