September 13, 2023

Phalanx Named Finalist in USAA 2023 Pitch Competition Powered by Bunker Labs

Phalanx Named Finalist in USAA 2023 Pitch Competition Powered by Bunker Labs

Phalanx is proud to announce its selection as one of the seven finalists in the prestigious USAA 2023 Pitch Competition Powered by Bunker Labs. The competition, set to take place on October 19th, 2023, in Washington, D.C., will see Phalanx and six other companies vie for their share of $85,000 in prize money.

Phalanx's CEO & Co-Founder, Ian Garrett, will take the stage to present the company's groundbreaking solution in the cybersecurity space. Phalanx has developed a cutting-edge Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and document mapping solution that redefines document security. By seamlessly integrating automation, identity verification, and encryption, Phalanx transforms everyday workspaces, including Microsoft365, Google Workspace, and local devices, into secure spaces.

"We are thrilled to have been selected as a finalist in the USAA Pitch Competition Powered by Bunker Labs," said Ian Garrett, CEO & Co-Founder of Phalanx. "Our mission at Phalanx is to provide businesses of any size with the tools they need to safeguard their sensitive documents and protect against cyber threats without sacrificing productivity. Being chosen as a finalist in this competition validates our commitment to innovation and our dedication to serving the security needs of organizations."

The USAA Pitch Competition Powered by Bunker Labs is a unique platform for military veterans to showcase their entrepreneurial spirit and present their business ideas to a panel of distinguished judges. Each competitor has a mere seven minutes to make their pitch, followed by a five-minute Q&A session with the judges.

Last year, Bunker Labs and USAA joined forces to celebrate USAA's 100th anniversary and its rich history as a military-founded and led innovative company. This year, the collaboration continues, with the shared goal of identifying and supporting the most innovative military-connected entrepreneurs and change-makers. Phalanx is honored to be a part of this journey.

Phalanx, along with the other participants, will compete for cash prizes, storytelling features, and access to the extensive networks of both USAA and Bunker Labs. Additionally, if eligible, companies may even be considered for future investment by USAA, opening up remarkable opportunities for growth and expansion.

About Phalanx:

Phalanx is a lightweight Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and document mapping solution that secures document access by combining automation, identity, and encryption. We transform existing workspaces, such as Office 365, Google Workspace, or local devices, into secure systems to provide CISOs cyber risk intelligence of their sensitive documents and automated security to mitigate the risk.

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