Founded in 2009, Scout Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New York, New York. The firm is a venture capital firm that cultivates frontier and dual-use technologies with the goal of making the world a better, safer place. The firm invests in the sectors broadly described as frontier tech, AI machine learning, autonomy, robotics, drones, physical security, cybersecurity, quantum, and space. With over 20 years of early-stage investing experience, their team consists of service academy graduates who spent years in active service, as operators, and as entrepreneurs founding companies at the forefront of innovation in both government and civilian worlds. This leads to Scout leveraging their exclusive network of agency, operator, military personnel to gain a strategic advantage over other firms who may not have access to the privileged information available to service academy grads and ex-operators.