Defense Unicorns Raises $35 Million in Series A

by Kay Aloha Villamor in March 8th, 2024

Defense Unicorns, a Colorado Springs, CO-based software startup specializing in open-source software and AI capabilities for National Security systems, has raised $35 million in Series A funding.  

SaaS Investors  

The investment was led by Sapphire Ventures and Ansa Capital, indicating strong investor confidence in the company's mission and potential.  

Defense Unicorns Use of Funds  

With the funding, the company plans to enhance and expand its mission-focused capabilities, further revolutionizing defense technology.  

About Defense Unicorn  

Founded in 2021, Defense Unicorns is a software company that provides continuous software delivery for National Security systems, spanning cloud, on-prem, and edge environments in land, sea, air, and space domains. Its mission is to transform the way the U.S. Department of Defense buys, builds, delivers, and sustains software capabilities. Defense Unicorns offers three core capabilities as a service: Your App Your Environment (YAYE), Software Factory, and AI for National Security. The company has already deployed its AI for National Security capability across several classified environments, providing critical Generative AI features to support military operations worldwide, including the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Space Force.  

Funding Details           

Company: Defense Unicorns, Inc.  

Raised: $35.0M              

Round: Series A  

Funding Month: March 2024                                          

Lead Investors: Sapphire Ventures and Ansa Capital  

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Software Category: Defense Software  


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