RECORDEDFUTURE #REDSEC ALLERT
In-Q-Tel of Arlington, Virginia, United States is a not-for-profit venture capital firm that invests in high-tech companies for the sole purpose of keeping the Central Intelligence Agency , and other intelligence agencies, equipped with the latest in information technology in support of United States intelligence capability [ 4 ] . [ edit ] History Originally named Peleus and known as In-Q-It , In-Q-Tel was launched in 1999 under the direction of Gilman Louie [ 4 ] . In-Q-Tel’s mission is to identify and invest in companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve United States national security interests.
Google Ventures is the venture capital investment arm of Google Inc. that makes financially driven investments in technology companies. Google Ventures seeks to invest in start-up companies in a variety of fields ranging from Internet , software , and hardware to clean-tech , bio-tech , and health care . [ 2 ] The group was founded on March 31, 2009, with a $100 million capital commitment. [ 1 ] Partners on Google Ventures include Wesley Chan , Joe Kraus , Kevin Rose , [ 3 ] Bill Maris, Karim Faris, Krishna Yeshwant, and Rich Miner . [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] Google Ventures has offices in Mountain View , California ; New York City ; and Cambridge , Massachusetts . [ edit ] Investments
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-28421" title="obama_schmidt" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/dangerroom/2010/07/obama_schmidt.jpg" alt="" width="660" height="488" /> The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses that information to predict the future. The company is called Recorded Future, and it scours tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts to find the relationships between people, organizations, actions and incidents — both present and still-to-come. In a white paper, the company says its temporal analytics engine “ goes beyond search ” by “looking at the ‘invisible links’ between documents that talk about the same, or related, entities and events.”