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Since 1999 In-Q-Tel has been strategically investing in startup companies that are used by the intelligence community. These investments are primarily enterprise software companies. The CIA Library has an in-depth overview of why and how the public/private partnership came to be in the late 1990s. Today, these companies have amassed more than $3.2 Billion in venture funding, and employ more than 7,000 people.

In-Q-Tel Co-Investors, Ordered by Number of Portfolio Companies Shared

Count Firm Companies
7 HarrisHarris SiOnyx, OpGen, Cambrios Technologies, Contour Energy Systems, Nextreme Thermal Solutions, nanosys, D-Wave Systems
7 Intel Adaptive Computing, SignaCert, 10gen, Mocana, Quantum4D, nanosys, GainSpan
6 Polaris T2 Biosystems, SiOnyx, nanosys, Infinite Power Solutions, Seventh Sense Biosystems, Veracode
5 Samsung LensVector, Cambrios Technologies, Microchip Biotechnologies, Pure Storage, IntegenX
4 DAG 3VR, Huddle, FireEye, Cloudera
4 Sutter RedSeal Networks, Pure Storage, Platfora, Forterra Systems
3 Battery Delphix, Narrative Science, Platfora
3 Flagship Seventh Sense Biosystems, T2 Biosystems, Quanterix
3 Greylock Pure Storage, Cloudera, Delphix
3 Norwest Elemental Technologies, FireEye, Apigee
2 Accel Tenable Network Security, Cloudera
2 Atlas Recorded Future, Veracode
2 Avalon Cambrios Technologies, Cloudant
2 DFJ D-Wave Systems, Power Assure
2 Flybridge T2 Biosystems, 10gen
2 Highland OpGen, QD Vision
2 Ignition Visible Technologies, Cloudera
2 IntelCapital HyTrust, Adaptive Computing
2 Lux Cambrios Technologies, nanosys
2 Matrix Huddle, OpenSpan
2 Menlo LensVector, 3VR
2 Meritech Veracode, Cloudera
2 NEA 10gen, Cleversafe
2 Sequoia FireEye, 10gen
2 Shasta Mocana, LucidWorks
2 SigmaPrime OpenSpan, CallMiner
2 SV Angel Cloudera, Mocana
2 USVP Contour Energy Systems, ThreatMetrix
2 VantagePoint 3VR, Tendril
2 Venrock RedSeal Networks, nanosys
1 3MVentures Mersive
1 AH Platfora
1 Aisling T2 Biosystems
1 AlsopLouie Cleversafe
1 Altos NetBase Solutions
1 August ThreatMetrix
1 Bain Quanterix
1 BaldertonCapital Recorded Future
1 Crosslink SiOnyx
1 DataCollective Platfora
1 DavidSacks Palantir Technologies
1 DCM SignaCert
1 DFJEsprit Lime Microsystems
1 Eden Huddle
1 ElDorado nanosys
1 FoundersFund Palantir Technologies
1 GeneralCatalyst Elemental Technologies
1 GoldenSeeds Carnegie Speech
1 GoogleVentures Recorded Future
1 GSV Palantir Technologies
1 IA Recorded Future
1 Index Pure Storage
1 InterWest Pelican Imaging
1 KeithRabois Palantir Technologies
1 KPCB 3VR
1 Lightspeed Delphix
1 Lowercase MotionDSP
1 Mayfield Pixim
1 MDV Pixim
1 Nokia Pelican Imaging
1 NorthBridge QD Vision
1 NYAngels Carnegie Speech
1 NYC 10gen
1 Omidyar InnoCentive
1 QualcommVentures Pelican Imaging
1 Redpoint Pure Storage
1 RRE Tendril
1 Tenaya ThreatMetrix
1 USV 10gen
1 Vanedge OpenGeo
1 YC Cloudant

Startups Who Received Investment from In-Q-Tel

Name Estimated Employees Total Funding Location
Palantir Technologies 920 $301,000,000 Palo Alto
FireEye 867 $85,450,000 Bay Area
Cloudera 413 $141,000,000 Bay Area
Apigee 321 $107,100,000 Bay Area
10gen 268 $73,400,000 New York
Veracode 241 $74,260,328 Boston
Tenable Network Security 199 $50,000,000 Columbia
Pure Storage 171 $245,856,468 Bay Area
Huddle 146 $38,200,000 United Kingdom
Elemental Technologies 124 $27,600,000 Portland
RedSeal Networks 120 $29,100,000 Santa Clara
Delphix 115 $44,500,000 Menlo Park
QD Vision 102 $70,000,000 Boston
OpenSpan 101 $31,000,000 Alpharetta
Cleversafe 96 $91,400,000 Chicago
Mocana 94 $35,500,000 Bay Area
NetBase Solutions 90 $50,700,000 Bay Area
Goal Zero 87 $7,000,000 Bluffdale
Basis Technology 85
ThreatMetrix 83 $36,200,000 Bay Area
Visible Technologies 83 $80,500,000 Seattle
Tendril 82 $111,190,000 Boulder
Adaptive Computing 80 $19,999,999 Provo
3VR 73 $53,000,000 Bay Area
D-Wave Systems 69 $66,223,982 Canada
GainSpan 64 $76,821,324 Bay Area
InnoCentive 56 $30,300,000 Boston
Digital Reasoning Systems 56 Franklin
LucidWorks 53 $31,999,999 Bay Area
Platfora 52 $27,200,000 Bay Area
OpGen 49 $63,132,442 Gaithersburg
Adapx 47 $30,000,000 Seattle
Cloudant 46 $16,250,000 Boston
Lingotek 45 $4,997,122 Lehi
T2 Biosystems 44 $83,500,000 Boston
MedShape Solutions 43 $11,557,026 Atlanta
Etherstack 43
Pixim 42 $45,100,000 Bay Area
Recorded Future 42 $20,900,000 Boston
WiSpry 41 $48,300,000 Irvine
TerraGo Technologies 41 $18,729,962 Atlanta
Cambrios Technologies 38 $31,500,000 Sunnyvale
Looxcie 37
Quanterix 37 $41,499,999 Boston
Pelican Imaging 36 $37,000,000 Bay Area
Narrative Science 36 $9,550,000 Chicago
Bay Microsystems 34 $8,400,000 Bay Area
OpenGeo 33 $3,000,000 New York
Boreal Genomics 32
Contour Energy Systems 31 $20,000,000 Los Angeles
Redlen Technologies 29
LensVector 27 $30,000,000 Sunnyvale
Power Assure 24 $34,750,000 Bay Area
Biomatrica 23 $5,000,000 San Diego
SiOnyx 23 $20,150,000 Boston
VSee Lab Inc 22 San Jose
GATR Technologies 21
MotionDSP 20 Bay Area
KZO Innovations 18 Reston
Genia Photonics 18
Surveylab Group 18 $1,390,000 NZL
RedOwl Analytics 17
Microchip Biotechnologies 15 $22,600,000 Bay Area
NovoDynamics 15
Carnegie Speech 14 $14,886,399 Pittsburgh
ReversingLabs 13
SpotterRF 10
Quantum4D 7 $200,000 Bay Area
Lime Microsystems 7 $343,000 United Kingdom
Traction Software 6 Boston
Connectify 5 Philadelphia
Mersive 5 $2,819,647 Denver
SitScape 5
MiserWare 3 Blacksburg
Walleye Technologies 1 Boston
Weather Analytics Alexandria
zSpace
HyTrust $34,500,000 Bay Area
InView Technology $274,999 Austin
Teradici $63,000,000 Canada
Digital Solid State Propulsion
FMS Advanced Systems Group
iMove $5,103,121 Portland
IntegenX $143,879,767 Bay Area
CallMiner $40,110,889 Fort Myers
Alfalight Madison
SignaCert $18,800,000 Portland
Nextreme Thermal Solutions $21,000,000 Durham
Network Chemistry $6,000,000 Bay Area
Forterra Systems $1,200,000 Bay Area
Bio-NEMS Bay Area
Signal Innovations Group (SIG)
SpectraFluidics $550,000 Goleta
Qynergy
908 Devices $15,100,000 Boston
Semprius $47,641,005 Durham
Sonitus Medical $25,000,000 Bay Area
Claremont BioSolutions
Oculis Labs $1,414,665 Hunt Valley
Advanced Photonix Ann Arbor
nanosys $103,273,415 Bay Area
Seventh Sense Biosystems $20,687,500 Boston
Infinite Power Solutions $50,574,076 Littleton
Imprint Energy
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