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Spotlight on Haqean: Fighting Counterfeiting with Quantum Technology


By 2022, counterfeit goods will drain trillions of dollars from the economy and cost millions of jobs. Haqean, a Luminate cohort 3 startup, is helping to combat counterfeiting in the pharma industry by digitizing quantum optical fluctuations, generating random numbers for physically unclonable functions of products. NextCorps Marketing Director, Holly Barrett, speaks with Haqean’s CTO, Farhan Firaq, and Founder and CEO, Hanaan Hashim, about their quantum technology, how they benefited from participating in the Luminate accelerator, and their advice for other entrepreneurs.