Read about this over the weekend in the Times and thought it was too good not to share. Turns out the CIA has a Venture Capital firm called In-Q-Tel. It was started in 1999 and “The Ã¢â‚¬Å“QÃ¢â‚¬? in its name is in homage to the weapons designer Q in the James Bond novels”. According to the article the fund is making money, though the numbers they quote are from 2005 . . .