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Quantum Computing Startup Oxford Ionics Raises £30M in Series A Funding

Oxford Ionics – the startup solving the critical scalability issues facing the future of quantum computing, has raised £30 million in Series A funding from some of the “world’s leading” quantum and tech investors. The investment round was “led by Oxford Science Enterprises and Braavos… Read More

Global Quantum Intelligence, a Business Intelligence Firm, Launches Operations

Global Quantum Intelligence (GQI), a market and business intelligence firm steeped in quantum technology experience and solely dedicated to this sector, has just launched and claims it is already “serving major vendors and users, as well as governments and investors keen on gathering authoritative intelligence… Read More

Quantum Computing Inc. to Help Rabobank Combat Fraud with Entropy Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) (NASDAQ: QUBT), a key player focused on accessible full stack quantum solutions, announced that it will work together with Rabobank, which claims to be one of the world’s largest banks in its sectors, “for a project to demonstrate the application of… Read More

Tech Firm Q-CTRL Releases Access to Fire Opal to Improve Quantum Algorithm Performance

Q-CTRL, which claims to be a global leader in infrastructure software for quantum technology, announced the release of Fire Opal, which is described as “a user-friendly software package designed to enable algorithm developers to get useful results from today’s imperfect quantum computers.” The announcement was… Read More

Q-CTRL, Classiq to Enhance Quantum Algorithm Development

Q-CTRL, which claims to be a global leader in quantum control infrastructure software, and Classiq, a key player focused on quantum algorithm development software, announced a partnership “to provide an end-to-end platform for designing, executing, and analyzing quantum algorithms.” The new partnership will “integrate Classiq‘s… Read More

Mastercard to Provide Contactless Cards for Quantum World

The protections and purchasing power of contactless payments took a step forward as Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced the approval of the first cards for issuers that are compatible “with the new EMVCo contactless specifications designed to protect against attacks from both traditional and quantum computers.” Quantum… Read More

Quantum Computing Software Firm Classiq Expands Series B to $49M, Announces Japan, Europe Offices

Classiq, which claims to be the leader in quantum computing software, announced another significant expansion of its series B round to $49M by Canadian-Israeli VC Awz Ventures, from “an initial closing of $36M by strategic investors—in the largest quantum software round to date.” Awz Ventures… Read More

Quantum Computing: DTCC Releases Whitepaper Highlighting Quantum Security Risks

As quantum computing creates vast new possibilities to analyze and solve complex problems that are unsolvable by today’s computers, it also has the potential “to disrupt entire industries and create significant new risks for financial firms by making even the most highly protected computer systems… Read More

European Quantum Computing Firm IQM Secures €128M Led by World Fund

IQM Quantum Computers, which claims to be the European leader in building superconducting quantum computers, announced that it has raised €128 million ($128m) in Series A2 funding led by World Fund to “expand its international business and accelerate product development to tackle the world’s most… Read More

D-Wave, Mastercard Take “Quantum Leap” into Future of Financial Services

D-Wave Systems Inc., which claims to be a leader in quantum computing systems, software, and services, and the “only” company building both quantum annealing and gate-based quantum computers, and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced a multi-year strategic alliance “to champion the acceleration and adoption of quantum… Read More

QuiX Quantum Acquires €5.5M for Development of Photonic Quantum Computer

QuiX Quantum, a producer of quantum processors, has secured a €5.5 million seed round investment from PhotonDelta, FORWARD.one and Oost NL. The funding will “take QuiX a step closer to creating the world’s most powerful photonic quantum computer.” It also marks “the first major investment… Read More

BIS Innovation Hub Announces New Projects, Expands Cybersecurity, Green Finance Experiments

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub is announcing a new set of projects across its various centers, “updating its 2022 work program.” They include the first three projects of the upcoming Eurosystem Centre and the first in-depth explorations in cybersecurity. The Eurosystem Centre… Read More

Quantum Computing: API3 to Bring Quantum Random Numbers to Blockchain

API3, the first-party blockchain Oracle solution offering a “seamless” Web3 wrapper that enables web API providers to offer their data directly on-chain, recently announced that API3 QRNG, based on the Australian National University (ANU) Quantum Numbers API, “is now live, allowing Web3 entities to access… Read More

Multiverse Computing, a Quantum Computing Firm, Appoints Karina Robinson as Senior Advisor

Multiverse Computing, which claims to be an international leader in quantum computing solutions for the financial industry and beyond, recently announced the appointment of Karina Robinson as Senior Advisor. As noted in an update shared with CI, Robinson joins Multiverse with more than 10 years… Read More

Bank of Canada Works with Multiverse Computing for Crypto Adoption Modeling

The Bank of Canada, the central bank of the country, has revealed a partnership with Multiverse Computing to model out the adoption of cryptocurrency as a method of payment, according to a statement by the company. Multiverse Computing said this is the first central bank… Read More

Quantum Computing Report: Business Organizations May Start Preparing for Quantum Advantage

Organizations need to prepare for a quantum advantage as technological breakthroughs “accelerate the timeline for quantum adoption,” according to an update from Capgemini. As noted in an update shared with CI, quantum technologies “promise exponential speed-up over today’s best supercomputers and will bring to market… Read More

Multiverse Computing Filed 22 Patent Applications Last Year, Accelerating Use-Cases for Quantum Tech

Multiverse Computing, a key player in quantum computing solutions for the financial industry and beyond, recently announced that it has submitted 22 patents from its research efforts in 2021, “demonstrating its intention to continuously innovate in quantum technology as well as protect the company’s intellectual… Read More

Quantum Computing: Classiq Joins Forces With NVIDIA to Accelerate the Path to “Quantum Advantage”

Classiq, which offers (what it claims to be) the leading platform for creating quantum software, recently announced a collaboration with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) in order to bring large-scale quantum circuits to customers. Now, businesses and other organizations can “prepare for and explore the benefits of larger… Read More

Quantum Computing Platform Classiq Secures $33M in New Funding

In a sign that we are all moving from quantum exploration to quantum production – and that quantum software development is an important ingredient in gaining quantum advantage – Classiq, which offers a platform for Quantum Algorithm Design, announced that it has secured $33 million… Read More

First Quantum Computing Guidelines Introduced as Investment into Sector Increases, WEF Reports

National governments have reportedly invested more than $25 billion into quantum computing research and more than $1 billion in VC deals have closed in the past year – “more than the past three years combined,” according to an update shared by the World Economic Forum… Read More

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