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.