February 24, 2023 Rimstorm, the leading provider of comprehensive cybersecurity enclave solutions for government contractors, was granted a Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation’s (VIPC) Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) grant of $75,000. VIPC’s CCF program has awarded more than $44 million to Virginia startups, entrepreneurs and university-based inventors since 2012.
The highly competitive program funds high-potential, Virginia-based, for-profit technology companies like Rimstorm at the pre-seed stage of commercialization. The grants support early technology and market validation efforts such as customer discovery, market research, business model validation, development of prototypes or a minimum viable product (MVP), customer pilots, intellectual property protection, team development, and more.
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About the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF)
The Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) was launched on July 1, 2020 to foster innovative and collaborative efforts in Virginia. Combining two legacy state programs, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) and the Virginia Research Innovation Fund (VRIF), CCF seeks technologies with a high potential for economic development and job creation and that position the Commonwealth as a national leader in science- and technology-based research, development, and commercialization.
Rimstorm provides cybersecurity solutions for defense contractors seeking compliance with the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standard and NIST 800-171. Defense contractors will soon be required to meet CMMC cybersecurity requirements for the protection of their contract-related data and Rimstorm’s innovative GovCon Enclave™ provides the easiest, most complete and affordable solution for CMMC 2.0 and NIST 800-171 compliance. For more information, visit https://www.Rimstorm.com/.