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Defense Innovation Needs Entrepreneurs

The 2020 Department of Defense budget for purchasing national-security boosting technology and services is a whopping $247.3 billion. For most entrepreneurs, this insanely lucrative market appears completely out of reach. But it's not! The military desperately needs what entrepreneurs can offer, and it has opened up a variety of innovative new programs in recent years to work with them. Learn the secrets of how entrepreneurs can make money working with the government from a group that knows how it all comes together.

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Ernie Bio

Forgepoint Capital

Mike McGinley

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

Mike Ott

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

Beth Sweet

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

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