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Visionary startups. Experienced VCs. Dedicated government professionals. In-Q-Tel leads from the center of this matrix, connecting cutting-edge technology, strategic investments, and purpose: to enhance and advance national security for the U.S. and its allies.

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IQT’s mission is to invest in cutting-edge technologies to enhance the national security of the United States. IQT focuses on the 15,000+ early stage venture-backed startup companies in the U.S. and select other countries. IQT also identifies and analyzes technologies in all stages of development that are critical to national security. IQT welcomes the submission of business plans for products and technology that can contribute to national security and is available to meet with U.S. private equity firms interested in investing in areas of national security interest. Investment areas include:

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Blog & Resources

Saisiyat is where it is at! Auditing multi-lingual AI models

How do you audit an AI model and what can you expect to learn from it? This blog explores auditing multi-lingual AI models. AI, natural language processing

Interrogating RoBERTa: Inside the challenge of learning to audit AI models and tools

Over the Horizon Technologies to Help Shape a Better World

The Promises and Perils of Adversarial Camouflage

A Dangerous Hole In The Software Supply Chain


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September 13, 2022

The Intersection: Who Charges Your Batteries?

In this episode of The Intersection series, we are joined by battery and electric vehicles expert Steve LeVine, author and editor of The Electric, to explore how important batteries are and their supply chain. How does this affect the world in the future and who are the big players in the battery industry?

Key Takeaways:

– The current status of the battery supply chain and E-vehicle industry

– Top players in the battery supply chain around the world

– Lithium Ion and how will it shape the future

– Actions and laws to regulate the increasing demand for raw battery materials

August 30, 2022

The Intersection: Taking Calculated Venture Capital Risks and Navigating Market Downturns

In this episode of The Intersection, Steve Bowsher is joined by Bilal Zuberi, co-founder and partner at Lux Capital. Recorded at an event held in May, this discussion draws from Bilal’s experience in the world of venture capital, sharing insights on taking calculated risks, predicting which industries will rise to prominence, and coping with business cycles on a personal and company level. Listen to learn more about investors’ biggest considerations and how you can make the best out of economic downturns.

Key Takeaways:

  • Evaluating investment risk
  • Why deep technology is a growing industry
  • How to take advantage of contractions in the market
  • Impact of cryptocurrency