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Pentagon creates Office of Strategic Capital to bridge the 'valley of death' with private funding

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The Office of Strategic Capital is meant to connect companies developing tech in support of national security with organizations that can help fund and sustain their growth.

AFRL to solicit emerging technologies via its new regional research ecosystem

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The Air Force’s R&D arm kicked off the pilot in Summer 2021 and signed cooperative agreements in February. 

The Army is trying to jump-start its venture capital arm

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The Department of the Army is seeking to revitalize its internal venture capital firm, the Army Venture Capital Corporation (AVCC), which was created by Congress in 2002 but has sat dormant for 10 years without funding. The firm now has a new managing director, Jake Chapman who spoke with FedScoop in his first interview. Chapman is still working to get funding from Congress to invest in startups, but if given $50-$100 million,…