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Strangeworks

Strangeworks

Strangeworks is a company offering a hardware-agnostic quantum computing platform founded in 2017 by Whurley.

Strangeworks is an Austin-based company building quantum computing tools for developers and researchers. The company was founded in 2017 by William Hurley ("Whurley") and Justin Youens.

On June 12th, 2018, Strangeworks announced $4 million in seed funding. This seed round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and included investment from Ecliptic Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Lux Capital, BoxGroup, and Amplify Partners.

Strangeworks offers a quantum computing platform that is a hardware-agnostic, software inclusive, collaborative development environment that brings the latest advancements, frameworks, opensource, and tools into a single user interface. Strangeworks tools focus on four markets: aerospace, energy, finance, and pharmaceuticals.

Strangeworks is working with IEEE & the United States Congress to provide standards development in quantum computing definitions and performance benchmarks.

Timeline

June 2018
Strangeworks raises a $4,000,000 seed round from Amplify Partners, BoxGroup, Charles Stonehill, GreatPoint Ventures, Jon Soberg, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lux Capital Management and Robert Beauchamp.

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Strangeworks Seed round, June 2018
4,000,000
June 2018
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David Cardona

COO & General Counsel

Justin Youens

CTO & Co-Founder

William Hurley

CEO & Founder

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