ViaSat keeps the world connected. As a global broadband services and technology company, we ensure consumers, businesses, governments, and military personnel have communications access— anywhere—whether on the ground or in-flight. Our innovations in designing highest-capacity satellites and secure ground infrastructure and terminal technologies coupled with our worldwide network of managed Wi-Fi hotspots enable us to deliver a best available network that extends the reach and accessibility of broadband internet service, globally.
Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat employs more than 3,700 team members around the world dedicated to doing what others view as impossible. Follow our company’s future at: viasat.com.
ViaSat thinks big, we act intelligently
and we’re not done…we’re just beginning.
Applying to ViaSat@EvoNexus
Even after 30 years, our three founders continue to promote an entrepreneurial culture within ViaSat, evident in how we apply our core technologies across a number of varied business areas.
As a strategic funding partner, ViaSat’s goal is to help expand the local technology ecosystem as well as build relationships with exciting young companies. Startups apply to EvoNexus and are considered for ViaSat@EvoNexus upon admittance into the incubator.
ViaSat@EvoNexus will consider possible funding, mentorship, and collaboration for companies that are admitted to the EvoNexus incubator in any technology area. We are most interested in companies with an emphasis on the following areas:
- Communications & Signal Processing
- Computer Networking
- Software Defined Networks / Network Function Virtualization / Cloud Computing
- Big data/Analytics/Data Science
- Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
- Media Services & Internet Browsing
- Connected Environments (IoT, Smart Home)
- Internet on Mobile Platforms (Airline, Maritime, Connected Car)
- Internet Service Worldwide (Policy, Culture, Technology)
Startups selected for ViaSat@EvoNexus and admitted into the EvoNexus incubator can receive up to $250,000 in seed funding. ViaSat@EvoNexus will consider a variety of funding structures, including convertible notes, and the model will vary depending on each company’s needs. We will consider other strategic avenues with startups if it’s appropriate for both ViaSat@EvoNexus and the startup. While additional funding cannot be guaranteed, EvoNexus and ViaSat will work together to equip you with the tools and introductions to help you seek further venture funding.