SecureLink was founded in Belgium in 2003. In 2008, the three co-founders acquired ownership and moved the company to Sliedricht, the Netherlands. They realized early on that the industry was based on the mantra ‘Eat or get eaten’ and set out an ambitious plan for growth. In 2014, a new CFO was hired to further formalize the structure and processes of the organisation as it continued growing rapidly. By 2016, 3 cybersecurity firms were acquired and the number of employees went from 140 to 650. In 2018, a new CEO was appointed.

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Keywords Cybersecurity, market expansion, cultural differences, acquisitions, growth, scale-up, internet, innovation, solutions
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Organisation Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University
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Gatt, C, Mom, T.J.M, & Jansen, J.J.P. (2020). SecureLink: When Growth Happens Faster Than a Wink. RSM Case Development Centre. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/124382