27 SEP 2023

Quantum Systems Series B funding round

Quantum Systems secures €63.6 million in Series B funding round, led by HV Capital and DTCP, to bolster European resilience

Quantum Systems becomes the first European company to raise over €100 million on dual-use technology, further solidifying its global leadership in AI-powered drone-robotics.

Munich, Germany – October 24, 2023 – Quantum Systems, Europe’s leading innovator in dual-use drone-robotics offering state-of-the-art multi-sensor technology for both government and commercial clients, announces the successful completion of its €63.6 million Series B funding round. This brings the total amount of funding for the Munich-based drone manufacturer to over €100 million. Leading the investment are HV Capital and DTCP , followed by Project A, Thiel Capital, ScaleUp Fonds Bayern, Omnes Capital, and Airbus Ventures. This substantial infusion of capital underscores Quantum Systems’ dedication to boosting resilient infrastructure, through aerial intelligence.

 

Changing geopolitical landscape drives the need for technological autonomy

Conflicts, disasters, or dependencies on foreign suppliers around the globe have tremendously increased the need for robust systems that give commercial and governmental customers the decisive data advantage, either in the business world or on the battlefield.

Quantum Systems recently secured a significant contract with the German Armed Forces for Vector reconnaissance drones, strengthening European security. Partnering with Airbus Defence and Space, backed by the German Ministry of Defense, Quantum Systems advances tactical drones with AI and swarming technologies. The company continues to support Ukraine through multiple deliveries of Vector drones, driving innovations in AI capabilities, endurance, and further system architecture integrations to the battle management systems.

Fueled by a vision to lead in AI-powered drone-robotics globally, Quantum Systems’ strategy emphasizes a “family of systems” with deep integration, a unified software stack, and Drone Ports development to maintain a technological edge in autonomous aerial data capture.

 

Pioneering the path to global leadership in AI-powered aerial robotics

Quantum Systems’ unique advantage lies in its dual-use capability, addressing two distinct markets with common technology. Through the synthesis of hardware, software, and AI, Quantum Systems transforms business operations, enhancing efficiency across a diverse spectrum of verticals, from agriculture to mining, inspection, and construction. Quantum Systems also extends its expertise to democratic governments, where the need for aerial data-driven operations becomes paramount. The provision of aerial intelligence in real-time is not merely a strategic choice but a decisive edge, enabling market growth precisely where Quantum Systems stands uniquely positioned with its cutting-edge products and visionary roadmap.

Quantum Systems is proud to welcome HV Capital, DTCP, and its other new investors, who boldly stepped forward to contribute to Quantum’s mission of creating a safer and more technologically resilient world. By embracing this challenge and investing in Quantum Systems, these new partners are actively contributing to the future of European and global security.

In the face of ever-evolving global challenges, Quantum Systems
recognizes the need for a bottom-up flexible approach. This
approach fosters innovation and adaptability, enabling
Europe to sustain its democratic values while
embracing disruptive technologies
that drive progress.

We are excited to back Quantum Systems' vision for global
leadership in AI-powered drone-robotics. The team has
showcased their ability to sustain a technological
advantage. We look forward to working with the
team as they expand their product offering.

Recent geopolitical events have made it crystal clear that we as venture
capital investors can no longer afford to ignore the complexities of
defense technology, which includes dual-use concepts with
multiple applications. That's why we're proud to continue
to back Quantum Systems in becoming a major dual-use
player that strengthens European and Western
tech resilience.

About Quantum Systems

Quantum Systems specializes in the development, design, and production of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). The company’s range of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) sUAS are built to maximize range and versatility and provide operators with a seamless user experience. By integrating cutting-edge software capabilities like edge computing and real-time AI-powered data processing, Quantum Systems is building next-generation UAS for clients in defence, security, and the public sector.

Quantum-Systems is a global company, founded in 2015 and headquartered at Special Airport Oberpfaffenhofen, 20 km west of Munich, with business locations in the United States, Australia and Ukraine.

Claudia Steinhoff

T     +49 (0)8105 7709 128

E      csteinhoff@quantum-systems.com

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