Pentagon wants to hook tech companies up with 'trusted' venture capitalists to block China 

By Tony Bertuca / May 10, 2019 at 11:56 AM
The Pentagon intends to launch a program next month to connect small, but promising technology companies with “trusted” venture capitalists, rather than risk the companies going into business with Chinese investors. Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord said today the new program, expected to be rolled out in July, would be known as the Trusted Capital Marketplace. “China is increasingly attempting to erase research and development gains by leveraging and manipulating economic tools, like investment in U.S. companies with technology critical...

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