PioniQ Winner of the 2024 Q2B Paris startup contest organized by Quantonation

Event8 March 2024

Quantonation organized the Startup pitch session during Q2B Paris 2024 on March 7th 2024 at the Pullman Montparnasse. The six finalists pitch to a prestigious jury composed of 7 prominent Investors in Quantum or ecosystem representatives.

The six finalists were Aqora, Quantum Prime, Pioniq, Singular photonics, Alexandrian and Kwan-Tek, representing 4 countries and several industry sectors (Computing, communications and sensing).

All finalists were evaluated along the following criteria:

  • Problem tackled
  • Market opportunity
  • Technological edge
  • Business model
  • Team

The winner was announced at the closing cocktail in Quantonation’s offices on March 8th

The winner, by unanimous decision of the jury was PioniQ, founded by Brigitte Leridon.

Photos of the contest and award ceremony below!

From left to right, Matt Johnson, CEO of QC Ware, Christophe Jurczak, partner at Quantonation, Brigitte Leridon, CEO and founder of PioniQ, winner of the 2024 edition of the contest and Olivier Tonneau, partner at Quantonation

Roland de la Chapelle, board member and Thomas Hingant, Research team manager, pitching for Kwan-Tek

Jann Stubbemann pitching for Aqora

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