Leaders in Quantum

Accelerating Science

About PASQAL

PASQAL is a leading Quantum Computing company that builds quantum processors from ordered neutral atoms in 2D and 3D arrays to bring a practical quantum advantage to its customers and address real-world problems.

PASQAL was founded in 2019, out of the Institut d'Optique, by Georges-Olivier Reymond, Christophe Jurczak, Professor Dr. Alain Aspect, Nobel Prize Laureate Physics, 2022, Dr. Antoine Browaeys, and Dr. Thierry Lahaye. PASQAL has secured more than €140 million in financing to date.  

You can learn more about PASQAL by visiting our website:   www.pasqal.com

The Team

Georges-Olivier Reymond

CEO

Loïc Henriet

Co-CEO

Prof. Antoine Browaeys

CSO

Barbara Bonneau

COO

Raphaël Fauveau

CFO

Joël Kremer

CCO in transition

Véronique Dentan

Chief Engineering and Product Officer

Adrien Signoles

Chief Hardware Officer

Mourad Beji

Chief Software Officer

Professor Dr. Alain Aspect

Co-founder & Scientific Advisor - Nobel Prize Winner Physics, 2022

Investors

Temasek is a global investment company with a net portfolio value of S$382 billion (US$287b, €264b) as at 31 March 2023.  

Its Purpose “So Every Generation Prospers” guides it to make a difference for today’s and future generations.  As an active investor, forward looking institution and trusted steward, it is committed to deliver sustainable value over the long term. 

Temasek has overall corporate credit ratings of Aaa/AAA by rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings respectively.   Headquartered in Singapore, it has 13 offices in 9 countries around the world: Beijing, Hanoi, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Singapore in Asia; and London, Brussels, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Mexico City outside Asia.  

The European Innovation Council Fund from the European Commission is an agnostic Fund: it invests across all technologies and verticals, and all EU countries and countries associated to Horizon Europe. It provides the investment component of the EIC Accelerator blended finance. The European Investment Bank acts as investment adviser to the EIC Fund.
The EIC Fund aims to fill a critical financing gap and its main purpose is to support companies in the development and commercialisation of disruptive technologies, bridging with and crowding in market players, and further sharing risk by building a large network of capital providers and strategic partners suitable for co-investments and follow-on funding.

The Fund pays particular attention to the empowerment and support of female founders as well as the ambition to reduce the innovation divide among EU countries.

Bpifrance finance les entreprises à chaque étape de leur développement, que ce soit par le biais de crédits, de garanties ou de capitaux propres. Bpifrance les soutient dans leurs projets d'innovation et à l'international. Bpifrance assure également leur activité d’export grâce à une large gamme de produits. Des programmes de conseil, de formation, de mise en relation et d'accélération pour les start-ups, les PME et les ETI font également partie de l'offre proposée aux entrepreneurs. Grâce à Bpifrance et à ses 50 agences régionales, les entrepreneurs bénéficient d'un contact proche, unique et efficace pour les aider à relever leurs défis.

Quantonation is the first VC fund dedicated to Quantum Technologies. Fields such as molecular design, high performance calculation, cybersecurity, drug discovery, or ultra precise sensing are now driven by innovation based on Quantum Technologies. Thanks to its scientific expertise Quantonation aims at supporting the transition of these technologies into commercially available products for industry.

Daphni, Paris-based Venture Capital (VC) firm, is a VC as a platform that invests in user-oriented startups with European DNA and strong international ambitions like Back Market, Swile or Made.com.

Daphni is supported by the daphnipolis, a closely-knit community of +300 persons and a digital platform to ensure both efficiency and full transparency. Created in 2015, daphni has +500€ million assets under management.

Wa’ed Ventures is a $500 million institutional venture capital firm wholly owned by Aramco to promote economic diversification and new business growth in the Kingdom by investing in high-growth tech startups across multiple sectors. Established in 2013, Wa'ed Ventures manages a portfolio of 60+ startups, providing end-to-end support to startups from funding to providing access to partner resources. The company is located in the city of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.

Diehl Ventures GmbH is the corporate venture unit of the Diehl Group, a highly diversified family-owned company from Nuremberg that is active in the market segments of metal casting and processing, control technology, aviation, defense and measurement technology. It acts as a strategic investor, realizes financial support for technology-oriented start-ups throughout Europe and accompanies its portfolio companies from the founding phase through the scale-up phase to the exit.

Green Sands Equity is a boutique private equity investment firm investing across all stages of Technology and Healthcare companies, with a focus on Growth Equity. Green Sandsis headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Zurich, Doha, Dubai, New York, and Singapore.

Green Sands also specializes in advisory services for governmental and policy strategy, bridging the private sector and governments. We help countries design the right incentives and strategies to attract Foreign Direct Investment and bring global companies to our client countries.

Created with CapGemini, ISAI Cap Venture is a global fund that participates as a co-investor in series A to D of future leaders in the software, engineering and green IT industries who can help create innovative solutions for Cap Gemini's customers.

ISAI Cap Venture is a strategy of ISAI Gestion « ISAI », a French Tech pioneer. Co-founded in 2009 " by and for " Tech entrepreneurs, it gathers +400 Entrepreneurs-LPs alongside major Institutional Investors.

With offices in Paris & NYC, ISAI manages €815 million across four investment strategies: Early-Stage, Corporate, Growth Lending and Tech Buyout.  The company is a UNPRI signatory and a committed player in inclusive and low-carbon Tech.

Runa is managed by successful serial entrepreneurs and seasoned executives with vast startup experience. Runa's founding partners have built several global software companies, including Acronis, Parallels and Acumatica. This entrepreneurial experience enables Runa to better understand founders’ pain points and identify the best solutions.