The Global Security Challenge LLP (GSC) is a central hub for security innovators, start-ups and investors. It is a valuable launching pad for security innovation and each year over $500,000 USD is awarded in its world leading competitions to entrepreneurs and researchers within the security technology field. The mission of the GSC is to stimulate technological innovations that make airports, cities and enterprises safer without encroaching on civil liberties.
Simon Schneider and Janeen Chupa founded the Global Security Challenge whilst studying at the London Business School, and gained experience in the security technology sector at IBM and the US National Security Council respectively. The GSC is supported by Accenture, BAE Systems, ONR Global, PegasusBridge Fund Management, Smiths Detection, TSWG, and the US Department of Homeland Security.
The regional partners of the GSC are the University of Maryland, National University of Singapore, Homeland Security Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (HSIEC), DLA Piper, LSEC, Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (ICST) and London Business School.