(Camp.den.fb.com) Quantum computing is fast becoming an investible asset. Christophe Jurczak, chief executive of Quantonation, a French early-stage venture fund says now is the perfect time to invest for an early stage investor. Investing in technology stocks with direct exposure to quantum technology–such as in IBM, Google and Microsoft is one method. Investment in cryptography, algorithms, defense with an indirect interest in quantum at also good avenues for investment.
This article takes a deep look at market players and technologies involved in quantum tech and the development stages. Progress in quantum is still at an early stage.
Marker players covered herein includ D-Wave; the first to sell hardware with quantum effects. The The IBM Q Network with an industry-first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business and science is discussed. IBM has a cross-disciplinary team developing scalable quantum systems, and potential applications for the technology.
A segue into Asian business models makes reference to South Korea’s Samsung and Japan’s Nagase Group family-controlled businesses that are investing in quantum technology. Samsung is one of the founding partners of IBM’s Q Network alongside Daimler and Accenture, while Nagase is a member.