Small Business Innovation Tapping into DOD Strategic Capital

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM | AAL Offices

Come hear why DoD innovation branches need game changing small business dual-use tech to elevate the US military and the US economy. Unique funding capabilities from various organizations and the exciting new partnership between the new Office of Strategic Capitol and the Small Business Administration have been assembled to ensure DoD can break down barriers. The panel is dedicated to working together to ensure DoD takes full advantage of ground breaking tech small businesses have the unique ability to deliver.


  • Rob McHenry, Deputy Director, DARPA
  • Raymond P. Gobberg, Director, Commercial Engagement, DIU
  • Michele Schimpp, Deputy Associate Administrator, SBA
  • Dr. Jason Rathje, Director, Office of Strategic Capital
  • Meg Vrabel, COO, Capital Factory
  • Jen Thabet, Program Director, Small Business Programs Office, DARPA


Capital Factory

8th Floor - AAL Offices

Date + Time

Saturday, March 11

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

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