Pushing frontiers. Supporting founders.

Scout Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm that is making the world a better, safer place by cultivating standout frontier technologies built by hard-to-access founders.

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Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.

Scout VC Summary

Frontier Technologies & Enterprise SaaS

AI/ML, robotics, autonomy, cyber security, physical security, space, and quantum

Hard-to-Access Founders

From the military, Intelligence Community, and national research labs

Investment Size

Initial investment of $250K-$1M with $2M-$3M for follow-on

Seed Stage

Have MVP and demonstrated

Proprietary In-House Tech

Tech is a core part of our DNA as builders


Headquartered in Austin with a presence in NYC and DC

Non Dilutive Capital

Being a dual-use firm, we have deep experience interfacing with the defense non-dilutive capital programs for our portfolio companies.


Non-dilutive capital:equity


SBIR awards

Rich history of early stage deals and exits

Since 1999, Scout's Partners have been backing exceptional entrepreneurs.





An unmatched network

Our experience working in government agencies and the military give us a unique network. Jointly, our experience doing venture deals in this community makes us a central node for deals in the network.


Connections in DoD


Deals cross our desk

History of Incubation

We helped build UniteUs from scratch and were the first institutional investor. They recently completed 2 acquisitions and are valued at over $2.2B.

Founder Focused

We're focused on founders. Plain and simple. It's what the business is all about for us.

Recent Portfolio Additions

MArio Fernandes - CEO of Calipso

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MArio Fernandes - CEO of Calipso

One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.”

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