The Weekly Quantum Digest: Money Keeps Rolling Into Quantum Startups

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PsiQuantum gets huge financial backing for its quantum computing approach.

PsiQuantum gets a big funding boost for its quantum enterprise, Cambridge Quantum Computing targets carbon capture, and more in this edition of The Quantum Weekly. 

Spotlight Story: PsiQuantum Raises $215 Million with new $150m round led by Atomico

“PsiQuantum have now raised a total of nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in venture capital funding according to Bloomberg. The latest round brings $150m of new capital which was led by Atomico, with participation from other VCs, like Founders Fund, growth investors like Blackrock and Ballie Gifford, and strategic partners like Microsoft’s M12 Ventures.” —  The Quantum Daily

Science

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Launches Quantum Initiative — The Quantum Daily

A Learning Journey to Replicating Quantum Projects — The Quantum Daily

European Research Team Plans to Build a Better Quantum Annealer — The Quantum Daily

Finally, Anyons Reveal Their Exotic Quantum Properties — Phys.org

New Protocol Identifies Fascinating Quantum States — Phys.org

Business

Cambridge Quantum Computing and Total to Collaborate on Quantum Algorithms Aimed at Managing Carbon — The Quantum Daily

Quantum Hardware and Software Startups Combine Forces to Bring on Quantum Future — The Quantum Daily

HYPRES Spin Out, Seeqc, Raises $5m of New Funding from M Ventures — The Quantum Daily

Free Access to Quantum Computers for COVID-19 Researchers — Boing Boing

Today’s Most-Secure Communications Threatened by Future Quantum Computers — The Quantum Daily

Opinion

TQD Exclusive: Interview with Quantum Physicist, Amara Katabarwa, of Zapata Computing — The Quantum Daily

Jobs

Post-Doctoral Research Position in Superconducting Qubits and Circuit QED — Aalto University

Doctoral Research Position in Superconducting Qubits and Circuit QED — Aalto University

Quantum Research Scientist, Google AI Quantum — Google

Quantum Computing Software Developer — Institut Quantique

Lab Manager and Senior Quantum Engineer — Oxford Quantum Computing

Quantum software engineer– Pasqal

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