Joining the Defense Ventures community unlocks an invaluable network of new connections. Combining diverse backgrounds with the shared goal of bringing DoD into 21st Century, Defense Ventures Fellows learn and execute at network speed.
Become a driver of public-private partnership, creating real solutions to the world’s toughest problems while learning to accelerate delivery of best-in-class tech to the warfighter.
Dive deep into venture capital and dual-use tech while learning from some of the brightest minds in the private sector. Your current skills are directly translatable—learn how during this 8-week immersion.
If you think you should join the next cohort of Defense Ventures Fellows, you're probably right. Open to all employees of the Department of Defense with at least 3 years experience.
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