Haiqu is a new quantum software startup that was originally incubated in the Fall 2022 quantum stream of the Creative Destruction Lab. Their goal is to bring NISQ to life by providing an advanced quantum software layer that will enable  scalable quantum applications to run on a modern noisy quantum hardware. They have an internationally based founding team with members based in the United States, Ukraine, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland. The $4M pre-seed round was  led by MaC Venture Capital, with additional participation from Toyota Ventures, SOMA capital, u.ventures, SID Venture Partners, Roosh Ventures and private investments from Paul Holland, Alexi Kirilenko, and Gordy Holterman. The company has issued a press release announcing this funding which can be accessed here.

June 6, 2023