Our team of experts support start ups, governments and multinational corporations with market leading strategic research, consulting and diligence work.


Discover emerging investment opportunities and identify key partners across the value chain. Learn about the ecosystem.

Market Analysis

Arm yourself with deep-diving analysis across competitive landscapes, innovation hotspots and investment trends.

Due Diligence

Work with industry experts to identify risks in target companies, validate the science and assess skills gaps.

Case Studies

Our case studies demonstrate a robust track record of conducting ecosystem analyses leveraging both qualitative and quantitative analysis. All our work is well structured with a clear focus on the client’s end goal resulting in actionable insights.

US National Consortium

  • 100 academic papers reviewed and mapped into a filterable database in excel.
  • 20 experts interviewed with transcripts and summaries provided.
  • 50-page PowerPoint report summarising insights
  • Presentation of results back to committee
  • 8-week project

UK Quantum Computing Supplier

  • PowerPoint market mapping document
  • Review of key risks faced, and opportunities generated by emergence of cryo-CMOS

UK Quantum Computing Supplier

  • Breakdown of US National Quantum Initiative into funding buckets, initiatives, and key contacts
  • Report on top strategic opportunities and priorities

US National Consortium

  • Expert calls with 20-30 experts in the US state
  • Detailed PowerPoint document mapping key supply chain risks (including SWOT analysis for US government body)

US State Agency

  • Expert calls with 20-30 experts in the US state
  • Database of relevant academic and commercial organizations
  • SWOT analysis
  • Recommendations for state initiatives

National Government

  • Database of all entities in a national quantum ecosystem
  • SWOT analysis

We work with Trail-Blazing Companies
across the Tech Ecosystem

The company we keep

Alex Challans

is CEO and Co-Founder

He previously worked as an investment director within a London-based private equity firm where he focussed on the technology sector.

He is passionate about quantum technology’s potential to help solve some of the world’s more challenging problems. In his spare time he enjoys playing blues and jazz guitar.

Evan Kubes

is President and Co-Founder

Prior to this, Evan launched one of the first Law Firms and Management Agencies dedicated to esports, content creators and the technology sector. Given the global nature of the Quantum Technology space, Evan offers his clients a multi-jurisdictional approach to the industry, having obtained both a Canadian and American law degree.


A creative lawyer and marketer, his passion lies in assisting Quantum start-ups to strategically position themselves for success and scale.

Mark Bromwell

is deep tech due diligence lead

Mark has led successful due diligence engagements with venture capital, government bodies and private equity clients including Nordic Capital, EMK Capital, LDC, Agilitas, Mayfair Equity Partners, Phoenix, Livingbridge, Searchlight, Cathay Capital, Corsair and others.

Prior to specializing in technical due diligence, Mark held engineering, CTO and Director positions building disruptive technology products. He is a chartered engineer, an IBM-certified quantum computation engineer, and has received several engineering awards including from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) for designing microprocessor architectures.

Every deep tech due diligence engagement is different. Mark leads the process, and assembles a team of specialist engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs to meet the requirements of the due diligence according to the investment thesis and agreed scope.

Chris Coleman

is a Quantum Engineer and holds a
Ph.D. in Physics.

With a decade of experience across a wide array of topics including superconducting technologies, quantum optics, and quantum matter, he has contributed to research activities across the quantum tech landscape including in quantum sensing and applied quantum computing projects.

His focus is on investigating emergent aspects of the quantum computing ecosystem as it evolves from the NISQ to fault tolerant regime.

Robin Sie-Verbruggen

is our COO

Robin previously worked as an investment manager at Montagu, a UK-based private equity firm, where he focused on technology investments. He started his career as an investment banker at Lazard, and has a wealth of experience with cross-border investments, as well as tech-focused research projects.

He is passionate about space technology and excited about the many ways in which it can benefit humanity: from improving communication, to advancing medical research and environmental monitoring.

Inder Singh

Mr. Singh has held various executive roles in leading organizations, contributing his expertise in finance, strategy, and marketing, and currently serves on the boards of prominent companies and advises on entrepreneurship and national security. From 2019 to 2022, Mr. Singh was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Arm Limited, a British semiconductor and software design company, leading its global finance, corporate IT operations, procurement, and enterprise security teams. Before joining Arm Limited, he was with Unisys Corp. as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2016 to April 2019, and as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer from March 2016 to November 2016. His earlier roles include Managing Director at SunTrust Bank’s equities unit and Senior Vice President in finance at Comcast Corporation. Currently, he is on the board of directors for John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Affinity Federal Credit Union, contributes to Columbia University’s Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, and advises the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Singh holds an M.B.A. in finance from New York University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in engineering from Columbia University.

Stuart Woods

35 years extensive experience in deep tech product portfolio management, spanning start-ups through to publicly traded businesses, comprising eleven disruptive technologies and five acquisitions – with a third of his career in lasers including SPI Lasers’ public offering on AIM. Stuart’s approach focuses on finding a team’s strengths, then developing sales, managing financials, and building an environment of trust in which teams can grow and thrive. Stuart is Chief Operating and Strategy Officer at Quantum Exponential, previously was MD at Oxford Instruments, and VP of Survey Solutions at Hexagon AB. Oxford Instruments provided the environments for quantum technology discoveries. Stuart worked at Cisco Systems and Pirelli Optical Systems during the telecom boom – leading product management. He graduated from North Carolina State University.

Shelli Brunswick

Shelli Brunswick with a 35-year tenure in the global space ecosystem, has carved a niche as a transformative leader. Her career, marked by roles such as U.S. Air Force leader in space acquisition, program management, policy, and congressional liaison; former COO of Space Foundation; and CEO & Founder of SB Global LLC, reflects her dedication to innovation, entrepreneurship, and diversity. Brunswick chairs the board of Manufacturer’s Edge, an entity aligned with the U.S. Department of Commerce, and serves on the executive boards of the Global Women Leaders Committee of the World Business Angeles Investment Forum and AeroAI Global Solutions, leveraging space technologies for global challenges. Additionally, she is the Board Chair for Tod'Aers Global Network, emphasizing space studies, technology innovation, and R&D. Her leadership extends to shaping the space industry's future through contributions to NASA, the European Space Agency, and engagement with think tanks like the Hudson Institute and the Wilson Center. Recognized for her advocacy for women in space, Brunswick has received numerous accolades, including being named among the Top 100 Women of the Future in Emerging Technology. Brunswick's academic credentials include an MBA from the University of Phoenix, a bachelor's in business administration from Colorado State University-Pueblo, a Project Management Professional Certification, and a certificate in Legislative Studies from Georgetown University, along with completing the Deloitte Board Readiness Program.

Anton Black

Anton Black is a Global Partner at Rothschild & Co where he is Co-Head of their European Technology Global Advisory Team based in London. He has over 20 years experience at Rothschild & Co and has advised start ups, founders, corporate and investors across the technology space from software to tech services to industrial technology and in the digital ecosystem. His deal experience across Europe covers M&A, fund raising and IPOs transactions and has advised on over 100 transactions with transaction sizes ranging from tens of millions to multiple billions.Post retirement up to now he has served as Non-executive Board Member at several listed and non-listed companies, as Management Advisor in many Technology start-ups from seed-funding to decacorn, and as advisory board/ mentor in non-profit organizations and impact funds in Indonesia.

Dan Caruso

Dan Caruso is the Managing Director of Caruso Ventures, a family office that invests in high-impact, tech-enabled scaleups. Dan was the founding CEO / Chairman of Zayo Group, where investors enjoyed a $8.5B equity exit on a $1.0B investment. Dan was a co-founding executive of Level 3 and joined Metropolitan Fiber Systems (MFS) as it began to scale. All three exited for enterprise values > $10B. Dan also led the take private of ICG, which achieved a 25X return and led to the ideation of Zayo. Dan is an advocate for Colorado's entrepreneurial communities and serves on the boards of Endeavor Colorado, Colorado Thrives and Elevate Quantum. Post retirement up to now he has served as Non-executive Board Member at several listed and non-listed companies, as Management Advisor in many Technology start-ups from seed-funding to decacorn, and as advisory board/ mentor in non-profit organizations and impact funds in Indonesia.

Julianto Sidarto

Julianto Sidarto is a retired Managing Director of Accenture, with over 26 years of Management Consulting, Technology, and Operations experience, helping clients define and execute large scale business change. He has served as Country Managing Director of Indonesia, Managing Director of Operations South-East Asia, and various other regional leadership roles. He has lived and worked in Indonesia, USA, Germany, Singapore, and Malaysia. Post retirement up to now he has served as Non-executive Board Member at several listed and non-listed companies, as Management Advisor in many Technology start-ups from seed-funding to decacorn, and as advisory board/ mentor in non-profit organizations and impact funds in Indonesia.