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Dcode Partners with NSIN to deliver NSIN Vector Accelerator

August 9, 2023 / Emily Ounanian

Washington, D.C., August 9, 2023 — Dcode, the premier advisory firm connecting the emerging tech industry and government to drive commercial innovation in the federal market, is proudly partnering with the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) to facilitate the NSIN Vector program. 

NSIN Vector is an opportunity for early-stage ventures to further develop their leading-edge technology solutions with the support of NSIN subject matter experts. Vector provides participating ventures with training and mentorship as they prepare for the showcase day, where winning teams receive non-dilutive funding to advance their core business and equip them to work with the DoD.

Dcode has partnered with NSIN since 2021 to deliver NSIN Vector, in addition to other programs. “NSIN embodies the spirit of follow through in the DoD by not only providing early-stage ventures an entry point into federal but also investing in the education and funding required for long-term success,” Managing Director of Customer Success, Riya Patel commented. This partnership with NSIN furthers Dcode’s commitment to integrating the best emerging technology into the federal government.

The 2023 iteration of NSIN Vector specifically targets early-stage ventures whose principal places of business are in the states of Hawaii, Washington, Kansas, Ohio, and Arizona – where NSIN will place future Mission Acceleration Centers. Early-stage ventures starting within the commercial market and interested in exploring DoD market opportunities, or startups beginning in the DoD market and seeking to grow should consider applying for this 2023 iteration.

For more information on the program, visit

About NSIN

NSIN is a program office in the U.S. Department of Defense, nested within the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). NSIN collaborates with a wide variety of innovators, including universities, researchers, students, entrepreneurs, and start-ups to create opportunities for collaboration across communities and connect those that might not traditionally work in national security. Together, NSIN helps drive national security innovation and develop technologies that directly support the individuals responsible for protecting our country.

About Dcode

Dcode drives commercial innovation in the federal market by connecting the tech industry and government. Dcode solutions for tech companies, government organizations, and industry partners are all designed to improve the way government runs, using commercially-proven products and practices from the private sector.

Dcode has worked with hundreds of tech companies and government organizations, driving new implementations of commercial technology in government and millions in federal contracts. To learn more, visit