video | 19 July 2023

Innovation Sparks: How the Investment World Evaluates Ideas And Opportunities For Investment

This webinar, hosted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), features a panel of investment experts sharing how they evaluate opportunities and what other support is provided to startups to in the funding journey. This panel includes experienced founders that have been successful and what they did that made a difference.

The conversation looks at the odds, the opportunities, and the chances of success and includes projects and examples, as well as a question and answer session with the audience. If you are looking for funding or how the process works, this session will give you an opportunity to learn.  

This webinar was recorded on July 19, 2023.


  • George Vukotich, Visiting Faculty Member, DAU (Moderator)

  • Gregory Coleman, Principal, National Security Investment Capital (NSIC)

  • Roman Mueller, Executive Director and Principal, RTX Ventures

  • Nick Spiller, Venture Principal for the Capital Factory in Austin, TX