OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei gets $7 million for his next project, here's a list of investors

Ro, 09 December 2020

OnePlus' co-founder left the company two months ago saying he wants to pursue a new hardware venture and it seems that things are moving fast. Carl Pei was able to secure a $7 million starting investment and some of the funding comes from high-profile players.

  • Tony Fadell – Principal at Future Shape and inventor of the iPod
  • Casey Neistat – YouTuber
  • Kevin Lin – Co-founder of Twitch
  • Steve Huffman – Chief executive of Reddit
  • Liam Casey – Founder and chief executive of PCH
  • Paddy Cosgrave – Founder of Web Summit
  • Josh Buckley – Chief executive of Product Hunt
OnePlus co-fonder raising $7 million for its next project, here's a list of investors

The firm is going to set up an office in London and is currently hiring personnel with 10 already on board. Unfortunately, aside from that, there's no information on what kind of project this is going to be. Some speculate that it's all about music hardware but with no official information whatsoever it's hard to verify those claims.



Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 22 Dec 2020
  • IV8

Yeah.. Huawei Mate 40 Pro beats iPhone camera this year.. but do they on top? Emm..

  • AnonD-961247
  • 14 Dec 2020
  • sxn

Copying Apple blindly and still getting funding. That's incredible. :D

  • Ishy
  • 12 Dec 2020
  • mE0

It'll be difficult to do that since they will rely on the processing capabilities of the mobile cpu that they use in their newer devices. Apple is able to do since they have worked with pretty much the same design and software over a decade. One...

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