Lifetime Achievement
Award in Cybersecurity for CounterCraft CTO David Barroso

At this year’s STIC CCN-CERT Cybersecurity Conference, David Barroso, CTO and co-founder of our portfolio company CounterCraft, received a special honor.

Spain’s Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, presented David Barroso with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Cybersecurity. The award recognizes David’s outstanding commitment to cybersecurity, not only in Spain but also in the rest of the world, which has made the digital world a safer place for us all.

For more information, read the CounterCraft press release here.

About CounterCraft
CounterCraft is the next generation of threat intelligence. The CounterCraft Cyber Deception Platform offers active defense powered by high-interaction deception technology. Countercraft detects threats early, collects personalized, actionable intelligence, and enables organizations to defend their valuable data in real time. Their award-winning solution, fully integrated with MITRE ATT&CK ® , fits seamlessly into existing security strategies and uses powerful automation features to reduce operator workload. Founded in 2015, CounterCraft is present in London, New York, and Madrid, with R&D in San Sebastian, Spain. Learn more at

Founded in 1999, eCAPITAL is an entrepreneur-led venture capital investor focusing on early- and growth-stage deep-tech companies with a positive impact on society. eCAPITAL is based in Germany and invests with its own funds with a total volume of over € 340 million in the areas of Sustainability, Enterprise Software, Cybersecurity, IoT and New Materials. In addition to financial resources, eCAPITAL offers its portfolio companies strategic support and access to an international network of entrepreneurs, scientists, investors and founders and was lead investor in various deep-tech companies such as sonnen, Novaled or Jedox, which were sold very successfully to international corporates or investors.

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