D-Wave Systems

D-Wave Systems

Founded in 1999, D-Wave's mission is to integrate new discoveries in physics and computer science into breakthrough new approaches to computation. The company's flagship product, the D-Wave OnTM, is built around a novel type of superconducting processor that uses quantum mechanics to massively accelerate computation. In 2010 Lockheed Martin purchased serial number 1, completing the historic world?s first sale of a commercial quantum computer. With headquarters near Vancouver, Canada, its U.S. offices, as well as its superconducting chip foundry, are located in Silicon Valley. D Wave has a blue-chip investor base including Business Development Bank of Canada, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Goldman Sachs, Growthworks, Harris & Harris Group, International Investment and Underwriting, Kensington Partners Limited. Gartner Group analysts named D-Wave 2012 Cool Vendor in High-Performance Computing and Extreme-Low-Energy Servers.


News on D-Wave Systems

D-Wave Systems Raises $28 Million More for Quantum Computing
D-Wave Systems, the world's first commercial quantum computing company, has raised $28.4 million in venture capital from Fidelity Canada Fund, Goldman Sachs, Business Development Bank of... more
D-Wave Systems Building Quantum Application Ecosystem, Announces Partnerships
D-Wave Systems Inc., the world's first commercial quantum computing company, today announced two new partnerships as part of its application ecosystem. DNA-SEQ and 1QBit are developing software... more
25 Innovative Technology Companies Showcase Talent and Celebrate Community At NextBC
On May 15, the top 25 tech companies in BC gathered together on the second-floor concourse of The Telus World of Science to showcase their latest innovative breakthrough and to celebrate the... more
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Presents Canadian Tech Leader Award
Last night the 2013 Canadian Technology Leaders Awards were held in Toronto. The new awards were established to recognize leadership and honour "the outstanding work of Canadians in the fields of... more
Vancouver's D-Wave Makes Cover of TIME Magazine for Quantum Computing Innovation
Vancouver-based quantum computing company D-Wave has been getting a lot of recognition lately for its innovative, groundbreaking technology, including being named one of the world's smartest tech... more
Vancouver Tech Startup Ecosystem Poised for a Big 2014, Experts Believe
Vancouver continues be a hub of innovation across tech sectors and 2014 is poised to build on city's momentum. "2013 was a pretty exciting year for the overall tech industry," says Andrew... more
Canada's 20 Most Dynamic and Visionary Technology Firms
PwC just announced the 20 companies shortlisted for its Vision to Reality awards. The awards celebrate Canada’s "most dynamic and visionary technology firms." The shortlist will be... more
Quantum Computing Firm D-Wave gets $30 Million Investment
In 1999 D-Wave Systems was spun out of the University of British Columbia to commercialize superconductor-based, quantum computer processors.In 2011, the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) awarded... more
Meet Canada's Innovator of the Year
The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) announced today that Dr. Geordie Rose, founder and Chief Technology Officer of D-Wave Systems Inc. will be receiving the inaugural CIX Innovator of the Year... more
Canadian Financing Forum presenters finalized
The Canadian Financing Forum is next week in Vancouver and the final list of presenting companies is now online. Advanced E-commerce Research Systems, Inc. Aquavive Technologies Inc Axia... more
CIX Top 20: D-Wave Systems Inc.
Newly minted CEO of D-Wave Systems Vern Bromwell stepped up in the #5 slot at today's CIX Top 20 and gave the VC-heavy audience a quick tutorial on quantum computing. Based in Burnaby, BC, D-Wave... more
Who are the 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada?
Last night the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) nominations reception was held in Toronto. 20 of the most innovative companies came together to showcase their talent and the nation’s best... more
VEF Momentum
VEF Momentum kicked off its series of events for younger entrepreneurs with its first event at Tunnel Multi-Lounge last night. In the keeping with its goal of inspiring young and aspiring... more

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