Accession Number:

ADA415768

Title:

Defense Venturing Process: A Model for Engaging Venture Capitalists and Innovative Emerging Companies

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Report Date:

2003-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

To maintain technological superiority, DoD needs to access and insert innovative technologies from all available sources. Recently, several DoD organizations have explored the use of venture capitalists VC and VC methods to gain access to innovations at emerging companies. This paper examines the rationale for defenses venturing, identifies some alternative approaches and outlines a plausible, end-to-end venturing process.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE