Strategic. Disruptive.
Founder Focused.

Investing in SMALL BUSINESSES
with CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES
in SUPPORT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE

It is imperative for the Department to focus on small business. These innovative companies account for 43 percent of all high-tech jobs in the U.S. and generate 16 times more patents than large firms.

Small businesses spur innovation, represent most new entrants into the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), and through their growth represent the next generation of suppliers with increasingly diverse capabilities. Small businesses are agile and often can implement change more quickly than larger firms …the number of small business participating in the defense industrial base has declined by over 40 percent in the past decade. Over time, a decline in the number of small businesses participating in defense acquisitions will lead to a reduction of innovative concepts, capabilities, quality of service and increased acquisition  costs.”

                                                                          Department of Defense                               

DOD Market Penetration | Consortium Approach

ONE Funds establishes a consortium of portfolio companies which, combined with the access to customers and resources available at the Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation, gives portfolio companies access to a broad array of functional expertise as well as customer connection and teaming opportunities. The consortium is managed with quarterly events to facilitate collaboration between portfolio companies as well as ONE Funds Principals.

DOD Market Penetration | Consortium Approach

ONE Funds establishes a consortium of portfolio companies which, combined with the access to customers and resources available at the Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation, gives portfolio companies access to a broad array of functional expertise as well as customer connection and teaming opportunities. The consortium is managed with quarterly events to facilitate collaboration between portfolio companies as well as ONE Funds Principals.

The United States is in a global competition to be the world’s leader in emerging critical technologies. These technologies are vital to creating enduring national security advantages and increasing economic prosperity.

…the number of small business participating in the defense industrial base has declined by over 40 percent 

– Department of Defense

 

Case Study: Braxton

Performance

Partners in ONE Funds managed the investment in Braxton Technologies and, following relocation to Colorado, grew the investment through value-add services, DoD market penetration through participation in the Catalyst Campus ecosystem, R&D to support addition of license-based revenues and an eventual $300M exit to Parsons.

1
Competed Awards
$ 200 K
Value
1
Direct Awards
$ 1 M
Value
1
Direct Awards
$ 200 M
Million Initial Investment

Case Study: Bluestaq

Performance

As active investors, partners at ONE Funds invested in Bluestaq, a company directly aligned with our target profile.

Bluestaq’s dual-use technology, developed at Catalyst Campus, is a key component of the Department of Air Force Data Fabric. The success of Bluestaq is enhanced by aligning and leveraging growth companies ISSAC and Cymantix.

$ 50 K
Phase 1 Value
$ 1 M
Phase 2 Value
$ 180 M
Phase 3 Value
$ 50 K
Phase 1 Value
$ 1 M
Phase 2 Value
$ 180 M
Phase 3 Value

Focus | Shape and Scale Investment Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Strategic Capital, was established to facilitate and target investment from both the federal government and private capital into the hands of small businesses with technologies categorized as critical to national defense.

Focus | Shape and Scale Investment Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Strategic Capital, was established to facilitate and target investment from both the federal government and private capital into the hands of small businesses with technologies categorized as critical to national defense.

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

TRUSTED AI & AUTONOMY

QUANTUM SCIENCE

INTEGRATED SENSING & CYBER

ADVANCED COMPUTING & SOFTWARE

HUMAN MACHINE
INTERFACES

Impact: Dragon Army/JCO Lab

Small Business & Government Labs Collaboration

A prime example of government labs and small business collaboration at the Catalyst Campus is the Dragon Army and Joint Task Force for Space Defense lab. This government lab, dedicated to space domain awareness, utilizes Bluestaq’s Unified Data Library as its data fabric layer. The lab’s success prompted the U.S. Space Force to recognize China’s advancements in space capabilities, ultimately leading to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommending the adoption of the Unified Data Library for accessing and managing all data related to space situational awareness within the U.S. Space Force.

Focus | Enduring Urgency

The U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Strategic Capital, was established to facilitate and target investment from both the federal government and private capital into the hands of small businesses with technologies categorized as critical to national defense.

Focus | Enduring Urgency

The U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Strategic Capital, was established to facilitate and target investment from both the federal government and private capital into the hands of small businesses with technologies categorized as critical to national defense.

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