Deadline for Submission β†’ 24th July 2024

<aside> πŸ’‘ Cyblack Virtual Innovation Showcase is back and better with its second edition. This year’s event is twofold: academic innovation and startup innovation.


This virtual showcase aims to spotlight the most innovative research projects/proposals and business ideas/startups from the Black community. It is a unique opportunity for students, graduates, and enthusiasts to present research proposals and pitch business ideas to an audience of industry professionals, recruiters, influential individuals, and angel investors.

The showcase is open to both members and non-members of Cyblack all around the world.

What you need to know about the Showcase Criteria

The projects (Academic) and business proposals (startups) would be selected based on the following criteria:

Our review panel will assess the above criteria. The submissions will be selected based on an average of all criteria.

What do you stand to benefit from being a part of this virtual showcase?

The following are some of the benefits of participating in the showcase.

The CyBlack Virtual Innovation Showcase will be a valuable opportunity for students, graduates and enthusiasts to showcase their talents and connect with potential employers, angel investors and industry leaders. By highlighting the innovative work being done by African cybersecurity talent, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of professionals and contribute to the growth of the global cybersecurity workforce.