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Boeing’s Ventures Unit Invests in Satellite Propulsion System Maker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) ventures arm has placed an investment with Accion Systems in support of the latter’s effort to expand the production of new propulsion systems for space vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership between Boeing HorizonX Ventures and Accion is aimed to advance satellite …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Smallsat Investment Focused on ‘Solutions’ Amid Changing Customer Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said the company focuses on the “solutions” side of its investment efforts amid the defense sector’s increasing interest in small satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 17. The Washington Post reported Sept. …

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HIG Capital Takes Majority Stake in Iron Bow

H.I.G Capital has purchased a majority interest in Iron Bow Technologies, an information technology products and services provider to federal customers. The Miami-based private equity firm said Friday the deal marks its third government services market investment and it aims to help grow Iron Bow’s footprint in the public and …

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Boeing, NSF Partner on $21M Effort to Deliver Training, Boost Diversity in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has placed a $10M investment to help the National Science Foundation provide students and company employees access to online science, technology, engineering and math training, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its pledge will supplement NSF’s matching $10M funding for …

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Raytheon Taps HawkEye 360 for Geospatial Data to Support Analytics Services; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business will work with HawkEye 360 on a project to utilize next-generation geospatial systems that will serve to deliver situational awareness to government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Through a strategic investment, Raytheon IIS will be able to …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in BridgeSat for Space-Based Optical Comms Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm is backing Denver-based BridgeSat in the startup’s effort to develop an optical ground station network that supports space-based connectivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The aerospace company said Monday its HorizonX Ventures unit led a Series B funding round for BridgeSat and will provide …

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In-Q-Tel, Contrast Security Partner to Counter Cyber Attacks on Gov’t Software Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 10, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a strategic partnership with Contrast Security with the goal to help government clients protect software applications from cyber attacks with the use of innovative technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IQT said Thursday it invested in the security technology provider as part of efforts …

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ByteCubed Buys Creative Agency CHIEF in Gov’t IT Services Expansion Push; Lena Trudeau Quoted

Arlington, Va.-based technology firm ByteCubed has purchased Washington, D.C.-based creative agency CHIEF for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its information technology offerings to government and commercial clients. Lena Trudeau, newly appointed ByteCubed CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the company will combine its technology with …

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EY Unveils $1B Investment for Two-Year Innovation Push

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — EY aims to place a $1 billion investment to support its effort to develop technology products and services in areas such as software, cyber, financials, risk management and digital tax and audit, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the two-year investment program serves to …

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in 3D-Printing Tech Provider Digital Alloys

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in additive manufacturing system developer Digital Alloys to help the latter advance its development of 3D-printed aerospace parts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The aircraft manufacturer said Tuesday HorizonX Ventures participated in a Series B funding round …

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