ChinaTalk: In-Q-Tel on Chips, CFIUS, and The Valley of Death

By Jordan Schneider
Monday, June 7, 2021, 2:35 PM

Dr. Yan Zheng, senior technical staff specializing in microelectronics at In-Q-Tel, discusses what it's like to invest in startups for the CIA and the rest of the U.S. intelligence community; what's broken in the early stage chip ecosystem and how to fix it; hy the US government should consider expanding its direct investments in hard tech companies; how the U.S. needs to counterbalance CFIUS with carrots; how anti-Asian violence has influenced the research community.

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