The company, just 55 employees strong, boasts a unique approach to additive manufacturing of lightweight, versatile composites well-suited to aerospace applications from fighter aircraft and drones to hypersonics.
LM Ventures recently put money into a Rhode Island-based startup which aims to sell a sea-skimming wing-in-ground-effect craft called “seaglider”.
Lockheed's venture capital arm, Hanwha Aerospace and AIM13|Crumpton Venture Partners are collectively investing $17.8 million in Fortem Technologies.
From Build To Beyond: Parker Aerospace and DUST Identity Launch Lockheed Martin F-35 Into Digital Space
Funding round co-led by Crosslink Capital and Razor's Edge Ventures, with additional investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures and Broom Ventures.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst: Large defense contractors need to 'be able to bring in creative forces and ideas'
Lockheed Martin Ventures and NTT Docomo Ventures Invest in TileDB, Inc. to Advance Their Universal Database
Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have invested in startup Orbit Fab
Lockheed Martin's venture capital arm has invested in Hidden Level as both companies look to address airspace security and surveillance challenges through the use of distributed sensor networks.
Lockheed Martin's venture capital organization has made a new investment in Hidden Level, a company that designs and develops sensors for monitoring airspace traffic at low altitudes.
Fiddler Labs on Wednesday said it has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with Lockheed Martin’s ventures unit that also includes an investment to help the company further develop, test and scale its capabilities in allowing users to understand and trust applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the aerospace and defense industries.
Fiddler announced a strategic collaboration with Lockheed Martin Ventures inclusive of a strategic cooperation agreement and an investment. As part of the investment, Lockheed Martin Ventures will work with Fiddler on the development, testing and scaling of Fiddler's technology in applying explainable AI in the defense and aerospace industries.
As defense primes scramble to meet DoD’s insatiable demand for AI and machine learning (ML) tools, Lockheed Martin is investing in startups like Fiddler with next-generation tech to help operators understand how autonomous systems actually work (and don’t work) in the field.
Calypso AI, a startup that provides testing, monitoring and risk management for AI applications in national security and highly-regulated industries, raised $13 million in a Series A funding round.
With an eye toward the future, two of the defense market’s largest players have made investments in other companies whose technologies represent key priority areas for the industry and government customers.
CalypsoAI, a machine learning startup with its roots in the defense industry, has raised $13 million to help make government and corporate AI systems more secure and free of bias.
CalypsoAI, the leader in validation, security and monitoring for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), announced today the closing of its $13 million Series A fundraising.
Lockheed Martin has invested an undisclosed amount of funding into start-up Red 6, a developer of augmented reality flight training and dogfighting software for use in a purpose-built helmet-mounted headset during flight.
Red 6, a revolutionary technology firm at the forefront of synthetic training, is pleased to announce that it has received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a leader in innovation for aerospace and defense.
Lockheed Martin Ventures -- the defense company’s technology startup investment arm -- has backed two companies through separate avenues announced this week.
Lockheed Martin Ventures has invested in Red 6, a Santa Monica, CA-based firm specializing in synthetic training. Red 6 said in its announcement today that it will use the funds to "accelerate the development and commercialization of Red 6's ATARS (Airborne Tactical Augmented Reality System)."
Quantum computing startup IonQ today announced that it has raised additional funding as part of its previously announced Series B round. This round extends the company’s funding, including its 2019 $55 million Series B round, by about $7 million and brings the total investment into IonQ to $84 million.
IonQ, the leader in quantum computing, today announced it has secured funding from Lockheed Martin.
RunSafe Security, the pioneer of a patented process to immunize software from cyber attacks without developer friction, today announced a second close of $3.5M in Series A funding from Lockheed Martin Ventures and NextGen Venture Partners. This news comes on the heels of RunSafe’s initial close of $6.3M in Series A funding announced in late December, bringing its total Series A investment to $9.8M from investors.
Ayar Labs is pleased to announce that it has received a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures. The funds will be used to accelerate the commercialization of Ayar Labs’ patented monolithic in-package optical I/O (MIPO) solution for applications that require high bandwidth, low latency and power efficient short reach interconnects. Focused application areas are in Artificial Intelligence (AI), where compute to compute I/O bandwidth is a critical requirement; High Performance Computing (HPC), to enable dramatically new system architectures that can maintain Moore’s Law price/performance scaling; and Digital Beamforming radar applications, to enable interconnect bandwidths to handle massive increases in Radio Frequency (RF) inputs.
Lockheed Martin will increase the amount of money it will invest in early-stage technology companies by about $100 million.
Lockheed Martin announced the doubling of its venture capital fund to $200 million and recent investments in early-stage companies focused in the areas of autonomy and advanced manufacturing.
Lockheed Martin has announced it will double the size of its technology investment fund from $100 million to $200 million, a move it says was enabled by tax savings under the Republican tax bill passed last year.
Lockheed Martin Ventures expects to significantly ramp up its investment and outreach activity in 2018 after the aerospace and defense prime doubled its investment fund.
Rosslyn-based tech startup DeepSig recently raised $5 million to help develop artificial intelligence that can effectively integrate with 5G wireless systems.
McLean, Virginia-based RunSafe Security, a company that makes a platform to protect embedded systems and devices from cyberattacks, has raised an additional $3.5 million in Series A funding from Lockheed Martin Ventures and NextGen Venture Partners.
DeepSig, a company developing AI to transform wireless for 5G, IoT, and security, raised $5M in its Series A Financing, adding to the $3.5M previously raised. Leawood Venture Capital led the Series A round with participation by Scout Ventures, Blu Venture Investors, and Lockheed Martin Ventures. The additional funding will accelerate DeepSig's AI and machine learning (ML) software development and deployment to improve performance and security while reducing power consumption and cost in 5G and other wireless systems.