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Exciting News: New Start-up Membership Tier from the Confidential Computing Consortium

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The Confidential Computing Consortium (CCC) is thrilled to announce the launch of a new membership tier tailored specifically for start-ups.  This initiative is designed to empower emerging companies by offering them a unique opportunity to join the CCC community free of charge for the first 12 months. Here’s everything you need to know about this fantastic new offer.

Why This Matters

Confidential Computing is transforming data protection and processing. By using hardware-based techniques to isolate sensitive data, it ensures security even during processing. As the field evolves, collaboration and innovation are essential to keep up with advancements. The CCC plays a pivotal role by uniting industry leaders, researchers, and innovators to drive the future of secure computing.

What is the CCC?

The Confidential Computing Consortium (CCC) unites hardware vendors, cloud providers, and software developers to accelerate the adoption of Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) technologies and standards. As a project community within the Linux Foundation, the CCC is dedicated to defining and promoting Confidential Computing through open governance and collaboration. This initiative includes commitments from numerous member organizations and contributions from several open-source projects, following the successful model of other ambitious efforts.

Introducing the Start-up Membership Tier

We understand the unique challenges that start-ups face, from limited resources to the need for rapid innovation. To support these dynamic enterprises, the CCC has introduced a Start-up Membership Tier, providing eligible start-ups with complimentary membership for their first year. This new tier aims to foster innovation and collaboration among the next generation of leaders in Confidential Computing.

Benefits of Joining

By becoming a CCC member, start-ups gain access to a wealth of resources, including:

  • Collaborative Opportunities: Connect with leading companies, researchers, and developers in the field of Confidential Computing.
  • Educational Resources: Access cutting-edge research, training materials, and industry insights to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Networking: Participate in exclusive events, workshops, and forums to share ideas and explore potential partnerships.
  • Influence and Visibility: Contribute to the direction of Confidential Computing standards and gain visibility within the industry.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for this exciting new membership tier, start-ups must meet the following criteria:

  • Current Member of the Linux Foundation: Your organization must already be a part of the Linux Foundation community.
  • Employee Count: Your organization must have fewer than 100 employees.

How to Apply

Applying for the Start-up Membership Tier is simple! If your start-up meets the eligibility criteria, you can submit your application through the CCC website. Once approved, your start-up will enjoy a full year of membership benefits without any fees.

Join Us in Shaping the Future

This is a remarkable opportunity for start-ups to engage with the forefront of Confidential Computing technology. We invite all eligible start-ups to take advantage of this offer and join us in shaping the future of secure, private computing.

For more details and to apply, visit the Confidential Computing Consortium website.

Let’s innovate, collaborate, and shape the future of Confidential Computing together

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