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Quantum Startup Alice & Bob Opens Boston Office 

Alice & Bob, a French fault-tolerant quantum computing startup, has opened a Boston office to spearhead North American business development and accelerate quantum technology advancements.  

Blaise Vignon, Alice & Bob’s chief product officer, will head the Boston headquarters as president of Alice & Bob USA. The firm focuses on logical qubits, with their cat qubit architecture expected to be available by 2024. Blaise Vignon, with experience at Microsoft, Criteo, and NVIDIA, is well-suited to lead this expansion. The Boston office, located in Cambridge, will enhance the capabilities of the cat qubit and establish a business presence in key industries. 

“Our ‘cat qubits’ have been receiving quite some attention from the American quantum community. So it is time for them to cross the pond,” Vignon said. “We are bringing the cat qubit to North America, and our products will benefit greatly from the rich quantum ecosystem and deep-tech venture capital community here.”  

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About Emily Fu

Emily Fu is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, where she covers the east coast markets, including New York, Boston & New England, and DC & Mid-Atlantic markets. She produces daily news stories as well as longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. She also writes feature stories for Connect Money. With previous stints at Reuters, Seeking Alpha, and Commercial Observer, Emily has covered the finance side of the commercial real estate industry, technology, media, telecom (TMT), and fashion. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and currently resides in Manhattan.

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