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Report of the Independent Panel on the CIA In-Q-Tel Venture

Table of Contents
Preface ........................................................................................................................... iii
Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations ............................................................ v
Executive Summary.........................................................................................................vii
1. About the Assessment ................................................................................................. 1
2. Evolution and Goals of In-Q-Tel and QIC ................................................................... 5
3. The Business Model .................................................................................................. 13
4. Operational Aspects ................................................................................................. 21
5. Technology Issues: From Problem Sets to Solutions................................................... 27
6. Legal Formation and Intellectual Property Rights ...................................................... 31
7. Financial Assessment: Appropriated vs. Expended Funds .......................................... 37
8. The Future of In-Q-Tel’s Business Model ................................................................... 45
Appendix A – In-Q-Tel’s “Q Process” ............................................................................ A-1
Appendix B – Problem Sets ........................................................................................... B-1
Appendix C - List of Appearances and Interviews.......................................................... C-1
Appendix D – The Panel and Assessment Team ............................................................ D-1

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