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OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei raises $7 million to begin his audio firm

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After quitting OnePlus, co-founder Carl Pei introduced that he has raised $7 million in seed financing from family and friends to begin a brand new enterprise that shall be unveiled early subsequent yr. Media reviews declare that Pei shall be […]

After quitting OnePlus, co-founder Carl Pei introduced that he has raised $7 million in seed financing from family and friends to begin a brand new enterprise that shall be unveiled early subsequent yr. Media reviews declare that Pei shall be beginning one thing associated to audio know-how specializing in extra than simply headphones. OnePlus was co-founded in 2013 by Pete Lau and Carl Pei.
The early investor in Pei’s startup embody Tony Fadell (Principal at Future Form & Inventor of the iPod), Casey Neistat (YouTuber), Kevin Lin (Cofounder of Twitch), Steve Huffman (CEO of Reddit), Liam Casey (Founder and CEO, PCH), Paddy Cosgrave (Founding father of Internet Summit) and Josh Buckley (CEO of Product Hunt).
“I’m deeply grateful and tremendously excited to have associates of this caliber supporting us in constructing what’s subsequent,” stated Carl Pei. “We plan on transferring aggressively towards our imaginative and prescient, and may’t wait to see how the market will react.”
“Carl spent the final decade making merchandise that thousands and thousands of individuals love. He deeply understands what customers need, and I can not look ahead to the world to see what he has in retailer subsequent,” stated Josh Buckley, CEO of Product Hunt.
This seed funding will help the creation of a head workplace in London, hiring of the crew, and finance ongoing product analysis and growth efforts.

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