To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Singapore Business Federation, jointly with The Future Economy Council, launched the “20 Conversations” commemorative book, which includes an interview with our CEO Dr Joe Fitzsimons.
The book reveal took place with Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies & Future Economy Council Chairman, as the guest of honour. He shared his insights in a fireside chat on ‘Emerging Opportunities for Growth, Leadership & Innovation for a Thriving Singapore in a Changing World’.
The event gathered close to 100 business leaders and trade associations and chamber leaders.
More information about the book launch in the press release.
Ahead of the TNW Conference in Amsterdam where our CEO Dr Joe Fitzsimons will be a speaker, he sat with Thomas Macaulay to discuss the tremendous potential of quantum computing and our industry’s current challenges, from talent shortage to the need for patient capital.
The Trinity Quantum Alliance is a new collaboration that brings together experts from research and industry, and which will provide a new custom space in Trinity East for innovative projects in quantum science and technology, simulation, education and computation in Ireland.
Singapore, 31 March 2023 – Horizon Quantum Computing, a Singapore-based company building software development tools to unlock the potential of quantum computing hardware, announced today that it has raised USD 18.1 million Series A investment from Sequoia Capital India, Tencent, SGInnovate, Pappas Capital and Expeditions Fund.
Quantum Zeitgeist featured Horizon's CEO Joe Fitzsimons in their list of 10 quantum leaders running quantum computing companies: "We love the mission to make Quantum Computing a general-purpose quantum technology. Making quantum computing truly accessible to everyone could be a world-leading quest, and we like it!”
Singapore’s great quantum quest makes the cover story of The Business Times. Our CEO Joe Fitzsimons, who was interviewed for the article, speaks about the fast development of the technology: "Year by year, month by month, even week by week, progress is made in the field."
Relying on cloud-based hardware presents a number of barriers to industry adoption of quantum computing. A Quantum Computing Report article discusses how blind quantum computing may help overcome these barriers and highlights Horizon’s contribution to this technology.