One of the individuals we met during our time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory was Aneesh Chopra. His is not a household name, but at the time he was Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Chopra went on to serve as Chief Technology Officer for the Obama Administration. Now, he is a Partner in NextGen Venture Partners that says it is pioneering a new model to bring a service-oriented approach to venture funding. Read more about the strategy here.