ColdQuanta Acquires


ColdQuanta, a Boulder, CO-based global quantum ecosystem company, acquired, a  Chicago-based leader in quantum software application and platform development.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition aims to transform ColdQuanta into a multi-platform, quantum hardware and software company.’s full team of quantum information scientists and software developers, including CEO Pranav Gokhale and Chief Scientist Fred Chong, will join ColdQuanta and lead the company’s new Chicago office.

ColdQuanta also announced the beta launch of Hilbert, a gate-based cold atom quantum computer, which supports the Qiskit API and will initially be available in beta to customers through its comprehensive multi-tenant cloud platform. Integration with public cloud services will be introduced later this year.’s optimized software stack includes:

  • SuperstaQ: The company’s flagship write-once, run anywhere software enables customers to write quantum programs in any source language, which can be optimized and executed on any quantum computer and native gate set.
  • SupermarQ:’s open source benchmark software is a comprehensive quantum computing benchmarking platform, based on real-world use cases and applications.
  • Applications: develops quantum algorithms to address a range of critical use-cases across multiple industries. brings deep software expertise to ColdQuanta, providing customers with a broad set of applications and algorithmic capabilities. will enhance the capabilities of Hilbert by improving circuit performance via pulse-level optimization, optimized transpilation, and error mitigation techniques.

Led by CEO Scott Faris, and Paul Lipman, President of Quantum Information Platforms, ColdQuanta harnesses quantum mechanics to build and integrate quantum computers, sensors, and networks. From fundamental physics to edge commercial products, ColdQuanta enables “quantum everywhere” through an ecosystem of devices and platforms. The company is based in Boulder, CO, with offices in Chicago, IL; Madison, WI; and Oxford, UK.