Join the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum

Thanks for your interest in the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum!

DEF started as a movement of passionate doers that saw a need for greater innovation in the defense and national security community. We have continued to grow the virtuous insurgency since our first national conference in 2013. We'd love to have you join, so let's start with the basics:

Please create a login name and password to manage your membership (i.e., view donation history, renew, etc.). Your password must be at least eight characters long, and contain at least one number.

DEF is free - we value diversity and recognize that low barriers to entry are important to cultivate a vibrant community. Take a look at this graphic to get a better understanding of the different support levels, then select the one that best suits you:


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We only want real people to receive DEF Community invitations. After the Captcha you can scroll down, click the "Submit" button, and you're in! You'll receive a welcome email and invitation to Slack shortly.


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