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In-Q-Tel Eyes Expanded Reach With New London, Sydney Offices

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has extended its presence to Australia and the U.K. with new offices that are aimed to support technology development partnerships with the U.S. and increase the organization’s access to the international startup and venture capital communities, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new facilities in …

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BAE Named Formal Sponsor in Expanded USAF-Techstars Accelerator Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — BAE Systems will serve as a sponsor of a business accelerator program that serves to build on an earlier partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Techstars that aimed to drive technology development collaboration between the service branch and the commercial industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. …

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In-Q-Tel Picks Smart Shopping Cart Provider as Winner of AI Pitch Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 25, 2018 — In-Q-Tel has selected Focal Systems among 12 finalist startup companies that offered various artificial intelligence technologies as part of a competition that drew more than 70 candidates across industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IQT said Thursday Focal Systems, a developer of smart shopping cart technology, won …

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Lockheed Martin Ventures Eyes $100M in Tech Startup Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aims to utilize $100 million in savings the company says it generated through the U.S. tax reform to invest in technology startup companies via its venture capital arm, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday that Chris Moran, head …

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Intel Capital Makes $60M Investment to Support 15 Tech Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Intel‘s (Nasdaq: INTC) investment arm has placed more than $60 million in funds to support 15 startups as they work to develop cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the startups from Canada, China, Israel, Japan …

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Symantec Unveils Venture Capital Firm to Support Cybersecurity Startups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has formed a venture capital arm that will work to support startup companies as they bring new cybersecurity technologies to the market, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday Symantec Ventures will provide startups access to its go-to-market resources, threat intelligence network and the Integrated Cyber …

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1776 Moves to Invest in Startups Through Planned $25M Fund

Washington-based startup incubator 1776 has filed regulator paperwork as part of its effort to set up a $25 million investment fund that will seed technological start-ups,  the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. The fund,  1776 Seed Investors LP, could act as the mechanism through which the organization makes equity investments in healthcare, …

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Donna Harris: 1776-MedStar Partnership Aims to Foster Medtech Startup Growth

Business incubator 1776 and MedStar Health have partnered to help startups pilot their medical technology products and attract potential customers, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Steven Overly writes that the alliance also seeks to connect healthcare innovators with MedStar’s local network of hospitals. Washington-based 1776 has also forged a similar …

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