Looking back at the KPMG Global Tech Innovator Competition 2023: SemiQon placed 2nd Runner-Up
The first KPMG Tech Innovator in Finland winner SemiQon placed 2nd Runner-Up at the KPMG Global Tech Innovator Competition 2023.
SemiQon placed 2nd Runner-Up at the KPMG Global Tech Innovator Competition 2023.
The first KPMG Tech Innovator in Finland winner SemiQon specializing in silicon-based quantum processors, won 2nd runner-up position in an intense KPMG Global Tech Innovator final held November 15, 2023 in Lisbon Portugal. There were 22 participating countries whose winners competed in the final. The competition showcased various technological advancements, and SemiQon's recognition reflects its efforts to explore the potential of quantum computing by developing a new type of quantum processor chip made from silicon semiconductors.
SemiQon's participation in the competition caught attention to its approach to quantum processing, offering a mix of scalability, price and sustainability. While the judges recognized the company's work in pushing the boundaries of quantum computing, 2nd runner-up placement highlights one among several players in the evolving landscape of quantum technology.
SemiQon's 2nd runner-up placement in the KPMG Global Tech Innovator competition recognizes the company's efforts in the field of silicon-based quantum processors, providing a glimpse into the multifaceted developments shaping the future of computing technology.
“The KPMG Global Tech Innovator 2023 finals event was a very rewarding experience and being in the podium was a great testament to SemiQon’s business strategy and technological novelty. Meeting 22 global finalists and networking with the KPMG global team at the event also opened new doors for us and can potentially have a lasting impact on our young business. I am glad that we decided to participate in the inaugural event in Finland, which led to such global attention.”
-Himadri Majumdar, CEO & Co-founder of SemiQon
SemiQon is a spin-off from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and started operations in 2023 based on 1.9M€ pre-seed funding. SemiQon intends to scale-up the capacity of quantum processors to enable real-life problems to be solved using quantum computers. Speed of development is key to its success.
KPMG Global Tech Innovator 2024 coming soon
The KPMG Global Tech Innovator competition showcases entrepreneurs across industries who are innovating to become the tech leaders of tomorrow. The competition is a great opportunity for fast-growing tech startups to move their companies to the next level and join the next generation of tech giants.
The second KPMG Tech Innovator in Finland competition (2024 edition) is in planning. More info will be coming soon!