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GovCon Vets Donna Morea, Deepak Hathiramani Join Blue Delta Advisory Board

Blue Delta Capital Partners has appointed government services market veterans Donna Morea and Deepak Hathiramani to the advisory board of the McLean, Va.-based investment company. Morea serves as chair of the board of directors at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and is the former president of CGI Group's (NYSE: GIB) technology and solutions subsidiary.

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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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Lockheed to Funnel $460M Tax Reform Savings to R&D, Venture Fund, Employee Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aims to shift an estimated $460 million in savings the company said it generated through the recent U.S. tax reform law toward research and development as well as investments in technology startups, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday part …

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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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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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SAP NS2’s VC Arm Invests in ThreatConnect; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2015 — SAP National Security Services‘ (NYSE: SAP) venture capital arm led the $16 million funding round for threat intelligence firm ThreatConnect, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Washington Post reported Wednesday threat intelligence companies have attracted the attention of investors in effort to address the anticipated need …

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Hugh Evans: Veritas Capital Eyes Cyber Market Growth Through BeyondTrust Purchase

An affiliate of Veritas Capital will purchase cybersecurity firm BeyondTrust from Insight Venture Partners for an undisclosed sum in a move to pursue growth with enterprise and government clients. “We expect the cybersecurity market to benefit from increasing regulatory/compliance requirements, high-profile breaches and complexity of the IT environment, ” Hugh Evans, a partner at Veritas Capital, said Tuesday. BeyondTrust …

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In-Q-Tel-Backed Platfora Gets $38M in Venture Capital; Ben Werther Comments

A big data analytics company funded by In-Q-Tel has received a $38 million investment in the latest round of venture capital from firms such as Tenaya Capital, Citi Ventures and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO). Platfora now has $65 million in total financing and intends to further bring big data analytics technology into a “fact-based …

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Report: Healthcare IT Venture Capital Funding Hit $2.2B in 2013

Mercom Capital Group has released a healthcare information technology report showing that venture capital funding for that sector reached a total of $2.2 billion in 2013, HIT Consultant Media reported Tuesday. Jasmine Pennic writes the healthcare IT sector closed 571 deals in 2013, up from 163 in the previous year, and …

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