Chad Rigetti has announced that he has joined the QDNL participation funds as a Business Partner. Dr. Rigetti was the founder of Rigetti Computing in 2013 and left the company late last year. QDNL Participation is a new fund created earlier this year by the Netherlands As much as Delta NL with an initial stake of €15 Million ($16M USD). He will work on pre-seed and seed investments and support early-stage quantum technology companies. His previous experience starting Rigetti Computing will be invaluable in this role. Prior to Rigetti Computing, he was part of IBM’s quantum computing group and holds a PhD in Applied Physics at Yale University. A LinkedIn posts announcing his participation QDNL joining can be found Here.
Inflection has appointed a retired United States Air Force Major General Cameron Holt to the Advisory Council. Previously General Holt Cameron served for 32 years in the United States Air Force with his last position as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (Contracting). He has a sound understanding of the needs of the US Air Force and Space Force and is well positioned to advise Infleqtion on the best ways to commercialize and deploy their products, particularly in the critical areas of quantum precision timing and navigation. A press release from Infleqtion announcing that he has joined their Advisory Council is available Here.
June 10, 2023