Established in 2016, Awz is a Canadian hub for investment in cyber security, intelligence
and physical security ​AI-based technologies from Israel, a global leader in these sectors

ai security & intelligence technology hub

the meaning of awz


Awz (עז) is the biblical Hebrew word for strength, courage, or valour

Physical Security
Cyber Security

Your Safety. Our Mission. 


About awz

Awz leadership and advisors include former senior executives
from ​Israeli and Canadian agencies (Mossad, ISA, CSIS, CAF),
and global business and venture capital experts.

AWZ HLS Investment Fund I LP

awz leadership

venture capital funds

Awz manages $115M between its first two venture capital
funds, Awz HLS Fund I and II, having made early stage 
investments in 17 companies to date. 


​​The homeland security (HLS) market is projected to reach $832B by 2025, while the AI in security market is projected to grow to $35B by 2025 (MarketandMarkets).