April 18, 2023

The Technology and National Security Nexus: A Legal and Practical Roadmap for Early-Stage Companies

Holland & Knight, In-Q-Tel Inc. Program

This presentation brings together leaders from In-Q-Tel Inc. – a leading strategic investor focused on visionary startups and enhancing national security – and a cross-section of partners from Holland & Knight's Corporate Services TeamInternational Trade Group and Government Contracts Group for a discussion on how early-stage companies can best-position themselves for success in the federal market.

Topics covered:

  • how to think strategically about federal government contracting opportunities
  • capital structure considerations for early-stage companies with views to serve the intelligence and defense communities and other federal customers
  • foreign investment considerations for early-stage companies
  • what is foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI) and why should I care?
  • tips for addressing export controls – why they matter for all companies, regardless of size and scope
  • how to sell to the federal government without a contract vehicle

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