Governments and corporations have a joint responsibility to protect private data. This data comes under an increasing attack from hackers and terrorists who aim to cripple the nation’s economy and defense systems, including areas controlling critical infrastructure.
Studebaker Capital is the investment arm of Studebaker Group. We invest in early-stage disruptive technologies that are of relevance to Aerospace and Defense, National Security, Intelligence Community, Cybersecurity, and Mobility.
Technology has always played an integral part in creating strategic and operational advantage both for military and commercial players. At Studebaker Capital we invest in technologies that are the future of the industry, have potential to disrupt and that have exponential growth capability.
Technology Investment Areas
Over the next five to ten years, the legacy auto industry players are in for a period of rising capital expenditure, increased M&A activity, tougher regulations, shrinking margins and unprecedented technological disruption. Radical changes...
Communications Systems will continue to advance with regards to machine learning and artificial intelligence. Successful military and intelligence operations require data to be processed and distributed to commanders in real-time. Future developments...
Biometrics & Facial Recognition
The requirement to identify and track human movement and activity has resulted in the development of biometric screening technologies such as fingerprinting, facial recognition, voice recognition, iris scans, and DNA. Biometric...
Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Systems
Surveillance & Reconnaissance Systems capabilities are often inclusive of ISR Data and Analysis, Automatic Test Equipment, and Mission Management Systems. ISR Data and Analysis encompasses analytical...
Autonomous Vehicles & Lidar Systems
A major area of investment in the defense sector is in developing technologies that operate autonomously and that do not require human operators. This technology is being developed for a variety of military equipment.
The Studebaker Capital team views Blockchain as a key area of investment. The major players in intelligence and defense are likely to have a blockchain product or solution within the next 3 years with numerous technological applications.
Due to the large amounts of data that is now produced by military & intelligence equipment, cloud computing is in high demand in governments utilizing a ‘cloud-first’ approach in improving cybersecurity and mission effectiveness.
Studebaker Capital works with early-stage technology companies to identify and develop key talent and technological advancements. All cyber related services and solutions are implemented through these subsidiary investments, as well as Studebaker...
Big Data & Internet of Things
We need to explore ways to harness and learn from the masses of data that are being collected across multiple disparate systems, corporations, agencies, and units of operation. There are many challenges to be overcome...
Machine Learning & AI
AI is being used in Distributed Denial of Service attacks to create more sophisticated and complex cyber-attack scenarios, so the defenses against such attacks require the developing of innovative AI solutions to detect, counter & prevent attacks...