CALL for Early-Stage Quantum Ventures
@ EXCLUSIVE Investment Forum

Are you an early-stage startup or founders’ team with a groundbreaking innovation in the field of quantum technologies or quantum enabling technologies?
Has your team the potential to drive the commercialization of quantum technologies?

Then, please read carefully the information below and apply to pitch your quantum venture and privately connect to experienced deeptech investors at the Exclusive Investment Forum of QBN Quantum Industry Summit!

Exclusive Investment Forum

The Exclusive Investment Forum as a key component of the Quantum Industry Summit offers an unparalleled chance for up to 8 handpicked early-stage quantum technology ventures to present their groundbreaking innovations before a prestigious audience of international venture capital investors. Esteemed investment firms like Quantonation, SpeedInvest, Lunar Ventures, Redstone, QAI Ventures, and many others will be in attendance, making it an extraordinary opportunity for the participating companies to pitch to and privately meet with investors, receive valuable feedback, and potentially get private funding.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for participation in the Investment Forum, startups must meet the following selection criteria:

  • Quantum Technology Focus: The core of your startup’s technology or product should be based on quantum technologies such as quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum sensing, quantum cryptography, or related fields.
  • Early-Stage Status: Your company or team should be at an early-stage level, with a well-defined business concept and proof-of-concept or prototype in development. Typically, pre-seed and seed startups will be preferred.
  • Innovation and Disruption: Your solution should demonstrate significant innovation potential and should be able to disrupt existing industries or create new markets.
  • Scalability: Your quantum technology solution should have the potential for scalability and global reach.
  • Strong Team: A competent and dedicated team is crucial for success. Your startup should have a team with the necessary expertise and skills to execute the business plan effectively.
  • Market Potential: Your venture should have a clear market opportunity and a well-defined target market for its quantum technology solution

Application Process

To apply for the Investment Forum, interested startups and teams should send an email to with subject “Pitch at Exclusive Investment Forum”. The application should include a comprehensive Pitch Deck (PDF Slides) that considers the criteria above and outlines the key aspects of your company, including:

  • Introduction: An overview of your startup, including its name, logo, and a brief description of your mission.
  • Problem Statement: Clearly define the problem or pain point your quantum technology addresses.
  • Solution: Describe the impact of your quantum technology solution and how it solves the identified problem.
  • Market Opportunity: Present the market opportunity for your quantum technology, including the target market size and potential for growth.
  • Business Model: Explain your business model and how your startup plans to generate revenue.
  • Competitive Landscape: Identify key competitors in the quantum technology space and highlight your startup’s differentiators.
  • Traction: Showcase any significant milestones, achievements, partnerships, or customer traction your startup has attained.
  • Go-to-Market Strategy: Outline your go-to-market strategy, including marketing, sales, and distribution plans, including the European presence.
  • Financial Projections: Provide initial financial projections: revenue forecasts, expenses, expected milestones, and Business Exit Strategy, including expected valuation.
  • Funding Ask: Clearly state the amount of funding you are seeking and how you plan to utilize the investment.
  • Team: Introduce your founding team, highlighting their expertise, relevant experience, and roles within the company.
  • Vision and Impact: Share your long-term vision for the company and the potential impact of your quantum technology on the industry.

Join us at the Exclusive Investment Forum and seize this unparalleled opportunity to pitch your quantum technology startup in front of renowned venture capital investors, engage in 1 on 1 meetings, and take your quantum innovations to the next level!

Note: All applications will be carefully reviewed by a panel of experts, and the selected startups will be notified in advance of the conference.

Selected Founders will be granted a Free Full Pass to the conference QBN Quantum Industry Summit and exhibition Quantum Effects during both days, as well as an invitation to the Networking Night Dinner on October 10th.

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