More CIA Money For NoSQL: In-Q-Tel Backs Cloudant

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http://techcrunch.com – Today cloud-hosted database provider Cloudant announced it has received both a custom development agreement and an undisclosed investment from In-Q-Tel, an independent non-profit venture capital firm funded by the CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies. The announcement follows In-Q-Tel’s investment in MongoDB makers 10gen last month. In-Q-Tel investments are rumored to typically range from $1 million and $3 million. As part of the agreement In-Q-Tel will promote the use of Cloudant’s hosted service within the U.S. government. In-Q-Tel invests primarily in technologies it deems v (IT news)