In-Q-Tel

IQT is the non-profit strategic investor that accelerates the development and delivery of cutting-edge technologies to U.S. government agencies that keep our nation safe. Our work bridges the gap between the challenging technology needs of the national security agencies, the rapidly changing innovations of the startup world, and the venture community that funds those startups.

IQT occupies a distinct role at the intersection of all stakeholders – our government customers, the venture capital community, and the startup world. It is our access to and deep understanding of these diverse communities that fuel our ability to make relevant investments.

Type
Investor
HQ
Arlington, US
Founded
1999
Website
iqt.org
In-Q-Tel was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Arlington, US

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In-Q-Tel has an office in Arlington
Arlington, US (HQ)
1100 2107 Wilson Blvd

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The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI

 U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is concluding his tech tour of the West Coast today with a visit to Google’s Mountain View campus. Mattis spent time at Amazon and the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, earlier in the week. His key takeaway from all the socializing with tech leaders is tha…

Educating the next generation of robotics engineers, a workshop at TC Sessions: Robotics

 TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics will feature the industry’s best roboticists, technologists and investors. But what about the next generation? Everyone knows that there are not enough robotics engineers to go around, and the demand will only increase. We’ve enlisted the help of three amazing educator…

AREVO Announces Strategic Investment and Technology Development Agreement with In-Q-Tel

PRESS RELEASE: AREVO Inc., a leader in composite additive manufacturing technology, today announced that it has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the non-profit strategic investor that identifies...

Frame raises $16 million to bring your desktop to the cloud

COMMUNITY: Frame raised $16 million to help build out a cloud-based platform that hosts desktop workspaces capable of handling data-intensive applications. Microsoft Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, and In-Q-Tel participated in the round, along with previous investor CNTP. Companies like VMWare pion…

Billionaire Steve Cohen hired 2 investors from the CIA's secretive VC fund for a new Palo Alto office

Billionaire Steve Cohen has opened a Palo Alto office to invest in early-stage companies focused on big data and machine learning, and he has hired two people who invested on behalf of the CIA. The two men leading the effort are Daniel Gwak and Sri Chandrasekar, who previous…

Cisco to acquire AI startup MindMeld for $125 million

Cisco today announced plans to acquire AI startup MindMeld for $125 million. MindMeld can create AI-powered conversational interfaces. MindMeld tech and its 10 patents surrounding AI and deep learning will be used to improve Cisco Spark and other Cisco collaboration products. The MindMeld platform f…
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