Creative Destruction Lab Collaborates with IBM Q™ to Train Startups in Quantum Computing
(CreativeDestructionLab) The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is pleased to announce a technology collaboration with IBM Q™ to drive quantum education opportunities with members of the Ventures in CDL’s Quantum Incubator Stream. As part of this collaboration CDL will receive access and hands-on technical support for the public IBM Q Experience™ systems, and IBM’s open source quantum software platform, Qiskit™. IBM will provide ongoing support through a single point of contact coordinator.
CDL Quantum will provide IBM Q Experience and Qiskit education as part of its robust set of resources for founders to launch and scale a startup, including:
**Mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs who have experience scaling quantum-based companies whether as an entrepreneur or early investor.
**Technical validation and feedback from leading academic researchers such as Seth Lloyd (quantum information and complex systems), Roger Melko (quantum many-body physics), Michele Mosca (quantum algorithms and cryptography), and Peter Wittek (quantum machine learning).
**Guidance on strategy and business development from Rotman School of Management faculty members.
**Business development support from top students at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto)
**Opportunities to raise capital from angel investors and top-tier venture capital firms