Innovation for Government and Defense

Decisive Point invests in emerging technologies for Government, National Security, and Defense.

Decisive Point is a leading investment firm in the area of dual-use commercial technology for Government applications. We invest in mission driven companies on behalf of investors that believe America's National Security is worth investing in.
We invest  in cutting edge technologies across defense, public safety, infrastructure, energy, health & human services, and education to serve the
needs of the United States and
its citizens.

About Us

Invested in the Mission

Our mission is to support founders who have the guts to try; the ones who look at challenges facing the country and our communities and see problems worth solving. We support our portfolio companies as they navigate the federal market and invest in those that deliver solutions to both commercial customers and the nation. Our efforts serve the interests of the United States and create long-term value for our investors.
With deep expertise in government acquisitions, Decisive Point partners with startups in the federal procurement process, gaining valuable insights into growth potential in government and commercial markets. By providing investment early, de- risked by persistent firsthand exposure to the company, Decisive Point unlocks value and preferential terms, remaining engaged in the venture’s future growth trajectory.
Defense
Public Safety
Infrastructure
Energy
Health + Human Service
Education

What We Do

Capabilities
and Expertise

Our model starts with building deep partnerships with early-stage companies and supporting their growth by leveraging the scale of the federal market. By design, our advisory practice is extremely founder-friendly, making us easy to work with and granting us unique access to great companies with mission alignment and a shared vision from the start. 
Our advisory practice ensures that we are exposed to transformative technologies earlier than most investors, allowing us to play a meaningful part in a company’s growth and build strong relationships with founders.
New Venture Support
Acquisitions
Strategy
Engage with stakeholders, grow with government funding, and leverage the scale of the U.S. Government to launch your technology in the federal market and identify government funding opportunities that help your business grow.
Expertise in innovative and flexible government contracting strategies used to make the transition from R&D to larger, long-term federal acquisitions opportunities.
Government
Contracting
Full-service government contracting team to support entry into the federal market, including compliance, opportunity screening, proposal writing, negotiations, contract administration.
Customer
Discovery
Understand the specific challenges, missions, roles and responsibilities of government agencies to find product-mission fit between commercial solutions and Government needs.
Program Management
Ensure successful implementation and delivery of contract requirements and position for expansion of contract scope and value.
Government
Relations
Communicate successes in the federal market, demonstrate value to government customers, and create alignment with strategic initiatives and appropriated funding; see beyond the curve of federal market trends.

Accelerator

NSIN Propel

In partnership with:

Decisive Point runs the National Security Innovation Network’s (NSIN) Propel Accelerator program which serves as the Department of Defense’s center of gravity for national security innovation in New York City. NSIN is a program office under the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering tasked with bringing together defense, academic, and entrepreneurial innovators to solve national security problems in new ways.
In partnership with Newlab, an 84,000 sqft multi-disciplinary technology center in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Decisive Point collaborates with DoD laboratories, program executive offices, and government end-users to identify critical national security capability gaps and supports the adoption of commercial solutions from top emerging technology startups.

Follow Along

Want to get updates from the Decisive Point team? Sign up for our Newsletter.
Learn more about Decisive Point or share your story with our team.

Join the Mission