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In-Q-Tel Inc (AKA: Peleus)
Profile last edited on: 9/26/2022

Investing arm of the CIA
TS Type
Venture Capitalist
Year Founded
Last Involved Year

Key People / Management

  Chrisopher Darby --

  William Strecker --

Location Information

2107 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22216
   (703) 248-3000

Public Profile

In-Q-Tel, Inc. is a non-profit venture capital firm that invests in high-tech companies for the sole purpose of keeping the Central Intelligence Agency, and other American intelligence agencies, equipped with the latest in information technology in support of United States intelligence capability. In-Q-Tel was formerly known as Peleus. Originally associated with the Central Intelligence Agency Directorate of Science & Technology, In-Q-Tel now engages with entrepreneurs, growth companies, researchers, and venture capitalists to deliver technologies that provide superior capabilities for the CIA, DIA, NGA, and the wider intelligence community. In-Q-Tel concentrates on three broad commercial technology areas: software, infrastructure and materials sciences.

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