Q-CTRL is a venture-capital-backed company that provides control-engineering software solutions to help customers harness the power of quantum physics in next-generation technologies. Q-CTRL has assembled the world’s foremost team of expert quantum-control engineers, providing solutions to many of the most advanced quantum computing teams globally.
www.q-ctrl.com | Sydney, AUS | Press Release | Initial Investment: March 2020
A Silicon Valley start-up, i-BLADES’s technology turns ordinary smartphones into extraordinary mobile solutions for public, private and command solutions. i-BLADES created the world’s first “Smartcase,” a next-generation mobile phone case with award winning technology inside. It’s a snap-on/snap-off universal modular expansion platform combining Smartcases with Blades providing more battery, more memory, more radios, more sensors, better audio, and many more. CEO and founder Jorge Fernandes is a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose many innovations include the global standard behind contactless payments such as Apple Pay.
www.i-blades.com | Milpitas, CA | Press Release | Initial Investment: February 2019
Blue Danube Systems
Blue Danube Systems designs next generation wireless solutions for mobile networks and other applications. Our Coherent Massive MIMO solution brings 5G beamforming to today’s networks dramatically increasing network capacity and end user experience. Together with cloud-based software suite utilizing machine learning techniques, our technology enables up to a 10X capacity increase in cellular networks with today’s smartphones. Blue Danube Systems is a privately held start-up backed by Sequoia Capital and Silver Lake along with other investors including AT&T.
www.bluedanube.com | Santa Clara, CA | Initial Investment: December 2017
Mythic has created a hardware and software platform for deploying AI at the edge – powerful artificial intelligence and computer vision applications running at the source of the data without the pain of bringing data to the cloud. Mythic’s hardware is powered by breakthroughs in compute technology that yields 100x more performance than the nearest competitor. This will bring the compute power of a datacenter to embedded devices and smart machines (robots, cars, phones, drones, AR/VR, and more).
www.mythic-ai.com | Redwood City, CA | Initial Investment: May 2017
Mist, a Juniper company, built the first AI-driven wireless platform designed specifically for the smart device era. The Mist Learning Wireless LAN makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable by providing unprecedented visibility into the user experience and by replacing time consuming manual IT tasks with proactive automation. In addition, Mist is the first vendor to bring Enterprise grade Wi-Fi, BLE and IoT together to deliver personalized, location-based, wireless services without requiring battery-powered beacons. All operations are managed via Mist’s modern cloud architecture for maximum scalability, agility, and performance.
Mist was acquired by Juniper in March 2019.
www.mist.com | Cupertino, CA | Initial Investment: June 2017