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    ArQit is a company developing global quantum encryption SaaS solutions. It leverages quantum key distribution technology that uses the quantum properties of photons to create unique keys that can be shared between two parties in laser transmissions from a satellite. The company delivers quantum enabled security to consumer endpoints by injecting quantum keys into the major peering points.
    HQLondon, GB

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    Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)36(+20%)
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at ArQit

    David Bestwick

    David Bestwick

    Chief Executive
    David Williams

    David Williams

    Executive Chairman
    Barry Childe

    Barry Childe

    Chief Information Officer
    Richard Jackson

    Richard Jackson

    Chief of Staff
    Andrew Yeomans

    Andrew Yeomans

    Graham Peters

    Graham Peters

    MD Government Services
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    ArQit Office Locations

    ArQit has an office in London
    London, GB (HQ)
    3 More London Riverside
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    ArQit Financials and Metrics

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    Time since last funding

    3 years ago

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    FY, 2018


    -1.1 x


    3.5 x

    Financial Leverage

    -0.3 x
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    ArQit Operating Metrics

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    ArQit Cybersecurity Score

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    ArQit News and Updates

    C5 Accelerate selects 6 startups for its fifth accelerator program

    C5 Accelerate, a D.C.-based global business accelerator, announced that it is welcoming a group of startups into its fifth accelerator program launching at the end of this month.

    Cyber ​​security via laser communication

    It is still a dream of the future, but it is already conceivable: highly secure data transmission via satellite. The German start-up Mynaric - manufacturer of wireless laser communication technologies - recently received an order to develop global high-security communication systems. The Gilchi…

    Teledyne e2v wins Innovate UK grants to commercialise quantum technologies for industry

    UK: Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company, has won funding that will enable Teledyne e2v and its partners to develop a quantum gravity sensor that can detect tunnels and sinkholes, a quantum miniature atomic clock that will power future 5G networks and ultra-secure quantum communication tech…

    Mynaric: Zusammenarbeit mit ArQit

    Mynaric hat eine Kooperation mit der britischen ArQit vereinbart. „Die Zusammenarbeit mit ArQit zielt auf die Bereitstellung kryptografischer Schlüssel durch Satelliten ab, um schließlich ein quantensicheres Kommunikationssystem aufzubauen”, teilt das Unternehmen am Freitag mit. Zunächst wird Mynari…

    Arqit and Neo Form a Partnership to Research Quantum Resistant Blockchain

    NEO is a global public blockchain project based in China. Its platform is continuously growing and has continued to record an ever-increasing user base. On 17th October 2018, the project announced that it had entered into a partnership agreement with Arqit, that would see the two companies collab…

    RBS Blockchain Team Jumps Ship to Build New Startups Using R3’s Corda

    Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Richard Crook, who headed up the RBS innovation team, takes with him engineers Mark Simpson, Ben Wyeth and Farzad Pezeshkpour. Their move is the latest in a string of departures by enterprise blockchain professionals from financial institutions to startups this y…

    ArQit Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was ArQit founded?

      ArQit was founded in 2016.

    • Who are ArQit key executives?

      ArQit's key executives are David Bestwick, David Williams and Barry Childe.

    • How many employees does ArQit have?

      ArQit has 36 employees.

    • Who are ArQit competitors?

      Competitors of ArQit include Cambridge Quantum Computing, SpeQtral and ISARA.

    • Where is ArQit headquarters?

      ArQit headquarters is located at 3 More London Riverside, London.

    • Where are ArQit offices?

      ArQit has an office in London.

    • How many offices does ArQit have?

      ArQit has 1 office.