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Venture Capital

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Scout is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in frontier technologies built by founders from the military, its intelligence community, and national research labs.

Scout leads Seed Rounds with $1-3M checks while reserving capital to follow on through Series B.

Our investment focus lies within AI, Machine-Learning, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Advanced Materials Science, Security, Space & Aerospace, and Advanced Energy.

Our teams' experience in defense and building multi-billion dollar companies provides us with the expertise necessary to find repeated success within these verticals.

COMPANIES SPOTLIGHT

Other

Social Determinants of Health Software

Space & Aerospace

Space-as-a-Service

Robotics & Automation

Common Control for Unmanned Systems

Space & Aerospace

Lunar Data Storage and Security

Security, Data Storage & Blockchain Tech

Identity Verification Software

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Unlocking AI Compute, from the Edge to the Cloud

Team

Brad Harrison
Managing Partner
Stephen DiBartolomeo
Principal
Cody Huggins
Principal
Ian Folau
Operating Partner
Jay Wisham
Operating Partner
Taylor Craig
Associate
Zeke Downs
Assistant to the Managing Partner
Matt Wilson
Director of Finance

Our team mostly consists of military service academy graduates who spent years in active military service and the Intelligence Community. They have served as operators and as entrepreneurs founding companies at the forefront of innovation in both the government and civilian worlds.

Meet our TEAM

ABOUT US

Scout is committed to investing in revolutionary innovations and taking bold risks to create a better future through transformative technology. We are driven by a deep belief in the potential of groundbreaking ideas.

MEDIA

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Brad Harrison

Brad Harrison on Professionally Offensive EP. 79 Success Comes When You Stop Focusing On The Money

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Reaves Wannamaker (Defense Venture Fellow)

National Laboratories and the Defense Innovation Ecosystem

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Scout Team

Scout Ventures / Corps Capital host General Rainey, AFC Commanding General, to discuss Innovation within the Army / DoD

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Brad Harrison

Dual Use Investing

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Scout Team

The Importance of Empathy in Venture Capital with Brad Harrison ‘94, Founder and Managing Partner of Scout Ventures

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Scout Team

Finding Genius Podcast: Bradley Harrison, Founder Scout Ventures, Seed Stage Venture Capital Firm For Upcoming Scalable Tech

PRESS

Taqtile
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Taqtile Adds Leading Dual-Use VC Firm, Scout Ventures, to Its Investor Roster

Voyager Space
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CNBC

Starlab, meet Starship: Private space station buys SpaceX launch for later this decade

EnCharge AI
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TechCrunch

EnCharge raises $22.6M to commercialize its AI-accelerating chips

De-Ice
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Bloomberg

Air Canada Tests Jet De-Icing Strips to End Blasts of Glycol

Tomahawk Robotics
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DefenseNews

AeroVironment showcases their products and how they support the future of defense

UbiQD
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PR Newswire

Nobel Prize for Quantum Dots Validates the Broad Applicability of UbiQD's Core Technology

Voyager Space
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PR Newswire

Voyager Space Announces Teaming Agreement with Northrop Grumman for the Starlab Space Station

DeepSig
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Business Wire

DeepSig Announces Strategic Partnership and Master Supply Agreement with Anduril

Voyager Space
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PR Newswire

Voyager Space Awarded $900 Million Ceiling Contract by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Architecture and Integration Directorate

Tomahawk Robotics
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Business Wire

AeroVironment, Inc. to Acquire Tomahawk Robotics