Co-founder/CEO Sentropy - Working to create a safer tomorrow (we're hiring)
Currently CEO @ Sentropy Technologies and advising/investing in startups; previously COO @ Lattice Data (acquired) and Head of Strategy and Ops @ Palantir....and still a recovering management consultant.
DCG helps companies work with the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community - in particular, the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency. If you have a product or technology that can strengthen our national security, reach out. It doesn't have to be tech or even sexy, just impactful.
Not Interested In
DCG does not invest in defense-only businesses, early stage businesses, or businesses that aren't yet profitable.
Joe Lonsdale is a founding partner at 8VC, a San Francisco-based venture capital fund. He serves on several boards including Addepar, OpenGov, Oscar, Illumio, Radius, Hyperloop and Wish.
Most recently, he was a founding partner at Formation 8. Before that, he founded Addepar, a leading wealth management technology platform, Palantir, a multi-billion dollar global software company best known for its work in defense and finance, and OpenGov. Previously, Joe was an early executive at Peter Thiel’s Clarium Capital, which they grew into a large global macro hedge fund. He also worked with the financial arm of PayPal while he was at Stanford.
Joe received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford. He often lectures and writes on entrepreneurship and technology.
Benjamin Horowitz is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He also serves as a Board Member at United Masters, Sisu, Okta and Magnet Syste He was a co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP in 2007 and was appointed vice president and general manager of Business Technology Optimization for Software at HP. Earlier, he was vice president and general manager of America Online's E-commerce Platform division. Previously, he ran several product divisions at Netscape Communications. He also served as vice president of Netscape's widely acclaimed Directory and Security product line. Before joining Netscape in July 1995, he held various senior product marketing positions at Lotus Development Corporation. He also serves as Board Observer at Gainspeed. He has a BA in Computer Science from Columbia University and an MS in Computer Science from UCLA. He serves on the board of many companies including Foursquare, SnapLogic,Tidemark Systems and Databricks, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet Systems, Nicira, 3dna, Tidemark, medium & SignalFuse. He is also the Co-Founder of usermind. He also serves as Advisor at A.Capital Ventures.
I'm interested in data science, data fusion, analytics, cloud solutions, and companies focused on the cyber security sector with niche capabilities and working prototype capabilities. I am looking for product / solutions based companies to invest in that have a developed growth plan or are interested in having me develop and run the growth.