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In-Q-Tel

Investor type Government Office

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Total investments 257
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$11M
Portfolio companies 208
Rounds per year 11.17
Lead investments 28
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 80
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Analytics
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

In 1999 was created In-Q-Tel, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Arlington.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this In-Q-Tel performs on 5 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from In-Q-Tel is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the In-Q-Tel, startups are often financed by Greylock Partners, Accel, Venrock. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ARCH Venture Partners, Accel, Lux Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital, GV, Accel.

The overall number of key employees were 12.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Palantir Technologies, Pure Storage, FireEye. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Cyber Security. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hadean

Cloud Computing
Developer Tools
Operating Systems
$30M23 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Movellus

Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Electronics
Semiconductor
$23M20 Sep 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Morpheus Space

Aerospace
Artificial Intelligence
Hardware
Satellite Communication
Software
$28M14 Sep 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Fortanix

Computer
Cyber Security
SaaS
Security
$90M12 Sep 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Swoop Aero

Aerospace
Air Transportation
Last Mile Transportation
$16M07 Jun 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Bounce Imaging

Consumer Electronics
Hardware
Law Enforcement
Robotics
Sensor
Video
$4M02 May 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Fortify

3D Printing
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
27 Apr 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Zetaris

Big Data
Information Services
Information Technology
$30M06 Apr 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Vaarst

Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Machinery Manufacturing
$20M01 Apr 2022 Bristol, England, United Kingdom
News
Nozomi Networks raises $100M to protect critical infrastructure

– Nozomi Networks, a company offering cybersecurity and operational visibility services for industrial control systems, announced that it secured $100 million in a series D funding round led by Triangle Peak Partners, with participation from Forward Investments, Honeywell Ventures, Keysight Technologies, Porsche Digital, Telefónica Ventures, the U.S. government-affiliated In-Q-Tel, and others.
– The company says it’ll use the capital to help scale its product development initiatives as well as its go-to-market approach globally. Specifically, Nozomi will expand its sales, marketing, and partner enablement efforts and enhance its products to address new challenges in operational technology and internet of things (IoT) security markets, CEO Edgard Capdevielle said.
– Ransomware and malware attacks on organizations and infrastructure are at an all-time high.

Mindtech Global Raises £2.3M in Funding

– Mindtech Global, a Sheffield, UK-based training platform for robots, raised £2.3m in funding.
– The round was led by NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), with Deeptech Labs and In-Q-Tel participating.
– The company intends to use the funds to build its team in Yorkshire and expand sales of its product worldwide.

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