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Steve Case's VC firm, Revolution, is based in D.C., and so is In-q-Tel, a nonprofit strategic investor that accelerates the development and delivery of advanced technologies to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the broader U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). But the duality between tech and politics ...
Lisa Porter, who most recently served as executive vice president and director of In-Q-Tel Labs, has been nominated to be deputy under secretary of defense for research and engineering, according to a White House announcement. Before joining In-Q-Tel Labs, Porter was the president of Teledyne ...

... cash and stock. Phantom, launched in Palo Alto, California in 2014, assists businesses to automate their security threat response tasks that are usually carried out by security personnel. The target previously received venture funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Foundation Capital, and In-Q-Tel ...
... investment bank and potentially include sovereign wealth funds and large private equity firms. Brownell has also talked with SoftBank's massive Vision Fund, calling it the type of investor that he would like to see participate. Existing investors include In-Q-Tel, the venture group that invests on behalf of the ...
It's no secret that America's spies are collecting massive amounts of data. And now that In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the nation's intelligence agencies, has taken a stake in hyperparameter optimization startup SigOpt, they'll have one more tool for building accurate machine learning models based on ...
In-Q-Tel, an investment firm that connects tech companies with the U.S. Intelligence community, has taken an undisclosed stake in SigOpt, a San Francisco-based AI startup. The move will provide the startup with additional capital and help it reach an audience of secretive AI practitioners at spy agencies.

After 10 years of investing at In-Q-Tel — the secretive venture investor for U.S. intelligence agencies — T.J. Rylander last year joined Siemens' next47 investment team in Palo Alto. In this TechFlash Q&A, Rylander talks about why he left and the types of businesses he is scouting now for Siemens ...
Part of a new breed of tools that use network analysis and machine learning to respond to potential security breaches, Phantom Cyber had previously raised $22.7 million in funding from investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Foundation Capital, the In-Q-Tel (the investment group affiliated ...
“Our intelligence community customers have many complex problems that tax classical computing architectures,” Robert Ames, then-vice president in charge of information and communication technologies at In-Q-Tel, said in 2012. “We believe our customers can benefit from the promise of quantum ...
The app secured early funding from some of the biggest names in the investment world. The likes of early Facebook investor Jim Breyer and Gilman Louie, the founder of the CIA's strategic investor In-Q-Tel, are among the company's backers. However, Wickr hasn't quite attracted the crowd that it, or they, ...
Other financiers have included Gilman Louie, founder of In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the CIA; Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation; Richard Clarke, a former US counterterrorism official; and Erik Prince, founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater USA (now called ...
In-Q-Tel, the CIA and broader intelligence community's private venture capital firm, has invested in Geofeedia, among hundreds of other companies, according to the firm's website. A spokesperson from In-Q-Tel would not comment on their work or their relationship with Geofeedia. PBSO paid $23,895 for ...
Greetings from the home office. Just a reminder that I'll be heading to LA tomorrow for the Upfront Summit, where my on-stage responsibilities include an interview with Tim Geithner. If you'll be there too and want to meet up, drop me an email. Okay, here we go.
Headquartered in Mountain View, CA, HyTrust is backed by the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure including VMware, Cisco, Intel and Fortinet; by the vanguard of innovative solutions for the intelligence community, In-Q-Tel; and by a world class group of financial investors including AVP Growth, ...
Kensho Technologies is one of the most exciting fintech firms around. Backed by Google, Goldman Sachs and In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture-capital arm, it uses natural language processing to analyze data from economic reports, monetary policy changes and political events. Kensho can produce a ...
This is not to suggest that the government play a greater role in the investment game (greater than what the nonprofit venture capital firm In-Q-Tel provides currently). Rather it is to suggest that AI, in all its component parts, from robotics and drones to cognitive systems, gets the level of attention that the ...
He previously was president and chief operating officer of In-Q-Tel Inc., CEO of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Magellan Systems division, and general manager of Orbital's Space Systems Group. As undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, Griffin would be dual-hatted as chief technology ...

Charlie Greenbacker, vice president of analytics at In-Q-Tel in Arlington, Va., the intelligence community's strategic investment arm, sees dramatic changes ahead. “The incredible ability of technology to automate parts of the intelligence cycle is a huge opportunity,” he said at an AI summit produced by the ...
Before Trump took office, the Chinese government was far outspending the U.S. in the development of the types of artificial intelligence with benefits for espionage and security. According to In-Q-Tel, an investment arm of the United States intelligence community, the U.S. government spent an estimated ...
The MarketWatch article also shares some "long shots", like Pinterest and big data company Palantir Technologies, which is backed by Peter Thiel and the Central Intelligence Agency's venture capital arm called In-Q-Tel. In the interest of full disclosure, I use both Spotify and Dropbox, and I have to say they ...
Specifically, they said, programs like DIUx, In-Q-Tel, the Department of Homeland Security's Silicon Valley Innovation Program and more really do make the process more manageable. Jeff Finan, vice president of business development at radar vision company Echodyne, told a separate panel in ...
RedOwl raised more than $21 million in venture funding from investors such as In-Q-Tel, Blackstoneand Conversion Capital. RedOwl's teams will be merged with Forcepoint, and it's not clear how many employees will be transferred over in the move. Forcepoint is a division of cyber firm Raytheon.
Even In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture arm, was an early investor. For instance, The Guardian goes on to note that the Pentagon "used Palantir software [in Iraq] to track patterns in roadside bomb deployment and worked out garage-door openers were being used as remote detonators by predicting it." Palantir ...
The concept is similar to government tech accelerator In-Q-Tel and the Homeland Security Department's Office of Venture, Innovation and Engagement, which works with industry, entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, accelerators, incubators and universities to detangle the innovation process. The new ...
In the last couple of years, we've seen more activity around connect government research and entrepreneurs from Fulton, Maryland–based Data Tribe and the intelligence community backed venture firm In-Q-Tel. The Fed Tech program is uniquely D.C.-centric. DC government has been supportive of the ...
A startup called Primer uses AI to understand massive amounts of text data and counts CIA venture arm In-Q-Tel among its backers. And Palo Alto, California-based Palantir Technologies probably does this kind of work, though it's shrouded in mystery like much of Palantir's work. But go beyond those ...
“We are pleased to be a part of the In-Q-Tel portfolio and look forward to expanding our relationship with IQT and its government partners,” said Ellison Anne Williams, founder and CEO of Enveil. “Enveil's ability to ensure data and any interactions with it are concealed throughout the entire processing ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — In-Q-Tel has invested in artificial intelligence company Primer in efforts to deliver AI technologies that will work to support analysts in the government, financial and retail sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IQT said Tuesday the strategic investment ...
Now, Gourley is revealing for the the first time a new startup venture of his own: Primer, an artificial intelligence startup with $14.7 million in funding, from investors including CIA venture capital arm In-Q-Tel. Primer was borne out of one of Gourley's more high-profile adventures in academia. While studying ...
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Kailos Genetics said today that it has received a strategic investment from In-Q-Tel, a nonprofit that invests in technologies to support the mission of the US intelligence community. Terms and financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Kailos said it plans to use the ...
Evident.io, an automated security and compliance platform for public clouds, announced a partnership Thursday with intelligence community investor In-Q-Tel. According to Evident.io, this partnership opens the door for U.S. intelligence agencies to maintain Federal Risk and Authorization Management ...
The intelligence community has its own version of DIUx known as In-Q-Tel. The government-sponsored nonprofit operates like a venture capitalist and invests in startups that are developing technologies of interest to intelligence agencies, Broer noted. The organization is well funded, he said. Shanahan ...
In-Q-Tel is a nonprofit investment firm initially created by the CIA, then spun out as an independent entity to help develop technology to keep government intelligence agencies up-to-date with the latest technology. The startup and firm also formed a strategic partnership, and Enveil plans to further develop ...
In-Q-Tel funds data security company Enveil. December 5, 2017; By Iris Dorbian ... The investor was In-Q-Tel. ... “We are pleased to be a part of the In-Q-Tel portfolio and look forward to expanding our relationship with IQT and its government partners,” said Ellison Anne Williams, founder and CEO of Enveil. “Enveil's ability to ...
Griffin previously served as space department head at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory and as president and chief operating officer of In-Q-Tel, a non-profit venture capital firm funded by the CIA. He also worked at Orbital Sciences Corp., now called Orbital ATK, in various roles such ...
Griffin served as NASA administrator under President George W. Bush, and also did a stint as president and chief operating officer of In-Q-Tel, the non-profit venture capital firm created and funded by the CIA. The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act instructed the Department of Defense to break up ...
They include government clients attracted with the help of a strategic partnership formed five years ago with In-Q-Tel, the nonprofit investor that supports technologies of interest to the CIA and other federal agencies. In the private sector, ReversingLabs' tools are used by the likes of JPMorgan Chase and ...
Darrell Issa, R-Calif., was scheduled to scheduled to appear, along with officials from In-Q-Tel, the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command research lab, as well as Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army. While media attention has focused largely on the new iPhone facial ...
One of his lesser-known ventures into those fields is In-Q-Tel, a nonprofit that funds technology startups on behalf of the CIA and other government intelligence agencies. His work there mirrors a growing interest in cybersecurity nationally — and at ASU. The University recently developed a cybersecurity ...
... the Air Force Accelerator will function as a lead-generation tool for DIUx's contracting solution, while In-Q-Tel is an investment mechanism.
... agencies to rapidly deploy new capabilities to the AI layer,” said Katie Gray, Principal of Investments at In-Q-Tel, the CIA's investment arm.
In-Q-Tel funds start-up companies whose emerging technologies show promise of solving problems of interest – but only of interest to the ...
Meyerriecks said the CIA relied on In-Q-Tel, the venture capital organization created to be a strategic investor for the intelligence community, ...
Crawford noted that while programs like In-Q-Tel (a representative of which was also on the panel) have made it easier for startups to get their ...
The U.S. intelligence community has In-Q-Tel. Arsenal Venture Partners manages a fund that invests in businesses for the U.S. Army, ...
Narrative Science has also been invested in by In-Q-Tel, a U.S. Intelligence agency investment arm, for technology used by the CIA and other ...
... Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Atlas Venture, IA Ventures and In-Q-Tel, a nonprofit investment firm associated with the CIA.
Instead, it's an adopter and adapter, through components such as In-Q-Tel and the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, of work done by ...
The Somerville, MA-based company's previous investors include Google Ventures (GV), In-Q-Tel, Accomplice, IA Ventures, Balderton Capital, ...
He previously served as president and chief operating officer at In-Q-Tel and space department head at Johns Hopkins University Applied ...


 

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