(EU.Startups) Qnami has announced the closing of an approx. €3.6 million Series A financing round led by Venture Capital funds Runa Capital and SIT Capital, further supported by Seed Round investors Quantonation, Verve Ventures, ZKB Start-up Finance and the High Tech Gründerfond. The funds will support extension of Qnami’s patented quantum microscope technology into applications enabling the design and production of quantum computers and spintronics devices, plus scaling the launch of the Qnami ProteusQ, one of the first commercial Quantum Microscopes.
Qnami’s Series A equity round was led by Runa Capital and SIT Capital. Runa Capital is a global venture capital firm built by serial entrepreneurs that invests in early stage software and quantum startups around the world.
Dmitry Galperin, General Partner, Runa Capital, and new member of the board of Qnami, said, “Quantum technologies leverage the non-intuitive properties of quantum mechanics to develop disruptive applications in fields such as quantum computing, sensing, and communications. The Company’s current focus on the microscopy market demonstrates existing demand and application for this technology. Runa believes the technology will also find additional applications in fields ranging from medical imaging to navigation. Qnami has assembled a strong team that pairs unique technological capabilities with seasoned business and operations experience, and has made strides towards establishing its position as a leader in the Quantum sensor market.”