Network of U.S. defense investors eyeing dual-use technologies

By Justin Doubleday / December 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM
An informal group of U.S. investors tracking dual-use technologies of interest to the Pentagon has emerged over the past year. The group of approximately 35 investors, referred to as the “defense investor network,” is following promising commercial technologies with potential military applications, according to Pete Newell, founder of BMNT. BMNT’s non-profit arm, the Common Mission Project, coordinates the activities of the group, which Newell stressed is an informal network. “They're not paid by anybody, they're not told by anybody they...

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